Category Archives: Music

Tennyson – Like What (Official Video)

Tennyson said, “We asked Nikita to listen to the song “Like What” by Tennyson, and to describe what came to mind as she listened. Afterwards, we filmed everything she described. Nikita has been blind since birth. This film is a … Continue reading

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NHK Blends Toto

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Shredding on a Shovel With Three Strings Attached — TwistedSifter

Watch recording artist Justin Johnson play some blues on a three-string shovel guitar built by Mississippi Blues Guitars. via Shredding on a Shovel With Three Strings Attached — TwistedSifter

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The Storming

Manchester School of Samba as part of The Storming by Humberto Vélez, an event at the former Cornerhouse for Home in 2015.

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The Power of Music

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Samba de Viola

Samba de Viola from Playing For Change on Vimeo.

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NHS299 Sunday 29th September 2013

The Musicians Union Bateria uplifting the crowd of 50.000 to 70,000 protesters at the Save Our NHS Rally to protest the way the Conservative Party has treated it and the country on the first day of their Party Conference this … Continue reading

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The Rhythm The City 7pm

We receive a steady stream of enquiries at the moment asking whether new people can join Manchester School of Samba (MSS). The answer is a most affirmative yes (rather than “yes but…”). We enjoy the excellent, energetic and accessible choreography … Continue reading

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Wonderland | A Short Form Doc on Creative Commerce

Wonderland | A Short Form Doc on Creative Commerce from Eskimo on Vimeo.

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Manchester Day Parade 2013

We have been busy preparing for the biggest parade of the year here in my home city of Manchester, The Manchester Day Parade. Modelled on American and Irish events it aims to celebrate the communities, diversity and creativity of the … Continue reading

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