Cyro Baptista & Banquet of The Spirits
The immensely creative Brazilian percussionist Cyro Baptista has collaborated with some of the greatest musicians on the planet. He’s recorded and performed with legends like Trey Anastasio, James Taylor, Carly Simon, Phish, Sting, Yo-Yo Ma, Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg, Santana and more. His own ensemble is a wild, unstoppable world beat percussive band that blends untamed percussion, tap dance, martial arts, samba, jazz, rock and funk. Working in the Brazilian Anthropofagiaartistic movement, the group mixes international instrumentation and unusual percussion inventions of Cyro’s own creation. The musicians hail from all over the world, wear wild costumes and frequently leave their instruments to break into spontaneous dance. An unforgettable experience, led by an equally unforgettable artist!