Afro-Brazilian Folkloric Music & Dance
- (Duplicated CD)
- Artist: Ologunda
- Format: CD
- Release Date:1/1/2007
The New York-based Ologundê ensemble celebrates the rich Afro-Brazilian culture of Salvador, Bahia through a diverse repertoire of music and dance. Comprised of Brazilians living in the United States and Brazil, Ologundê includes former members of world-renowned music and dance troupes and is under the direction of noted percussionist Dendê from the famed Timbalada band. The ensemble toured Greece as part of the Cultural Olympiad, appearing at the Kalamata Dance Festival and at the Athens Festival at the Acropolis and has performed throughout the US since it's formation in 2002.