Arts & Culture / Mosaic / Uncategorized / January 15, 2014

Luciano Antonio visits Knox, leads workshop on Brazilian samba

Brazilian singer and guitarist Luciano Antonio visited Knox Saturday, Jan. 11 for a percussion workshop and performance in Kresge Recital Hall.

The event was the first in the Winter Jazz Series.

Raised in rural Brazil and a graduate of University of Missouri-Kansas City, Antonio focuses on Brazilian samba. At the workshop, students learned to play various Brazilian instruments, such as the tamborim, agogo, and the shaker.

Michelle Orr
Michelle Orr is a senior double majoring in German and music. This is her third year as an editor for TKS; prior to that, she worked as a TKS photographer and front page and inside news editor for her high school paper. She is the recipient of a second place award from the Illinois College Press Association for photo essay.

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