In the band we play music that ranges from the high-energy samba you hear in Rio to the laid-back grooves of samba reggae from Salvador. This year we play the spiritual maracatu from North-East Brazil. You can read more about maracatu in this section.

Phil Pritchett and Peter Williams playing maracatu with Sol Samba on May Morning 2011
Phil Pritchett and Peter Williams

To join the band or for more information contact us here.

When do we rehearse?   Wednesdays 7.30 pm – 10 pm, with dancers joining us during the last hour. Pub to follow.

Where?   New Marston Primary School, Copse Lane, Oxford OX3 0AY, UK.

How much?   £5 (£3 students, unemployed, concessions). First session free.


Want to learn what we play at home? Study our growing list of audio and video resources (for members only!).