Berklee BeanTown Jazz FestivalMarcus Santos and Bloco AfroBrazil

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Saturday / September 27, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Columbus Avenue (Street Performance)
688 Columbus Avenue
United States
Marcus Santos & Bloco AfroBrazil

Brazilian Marcus Santos is a contemporary percussionist and educator. He commits his life to the study, teaching, and performance of his hometown's Afro-Brazilian music.

Santos has performed for the president of Brazil, on TEDx, and on Telemundo with the One World Band, produced by MTV. He also performed on the soundtrack for the Oscar-nominated movie Rachel's Getting Married (Sony Pictures), starring Anne Hathaway. He has received several industry honors, including the KoSA Recognition Award (2013), the Outstanding Arts Performer Award by the Brazilian Immigrant Center (2008), and the Outstanding Percussionist Award by Berklee College of Music (2004).