Bira Almeida is the real name of Mestre Acordeon, one of the most famous Capoeira masters alive. He was a student of the great Mestre Bimba. Currently he teaches in his academy in Berkely, California, USA.
Strong, intense and passionate music is what produces the guitar duo - Duobá - formed in 1998 when musicians Jose Ferreira and Ricardo Mello turned their friendship into a musical duo. They started performing in Brazil and Argentina but in In 1999 a new opportunity came for them to demonstrate and expand their work in the United States.
Mara Nascimento on MySpace: Informations (in Portuguese), more music in different styles see on the following pages: Bossa Nova / Jazz:
Soul / Pop: