•  João Pereira dos Santos - M João Pequeno 
    27/Dec/1917 - 9/Dec/2011
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    📻 Velhos Mestres

    M João Pequeno and Alex Muniz, 2000
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    • 01.
      Quando eu aqui cheguei
      3:28
    • 02.
      Eu já vivo enjoado
      5:55
    • 03.
      Araci
      1:13
    • 04.
      Angoleiro
      4:55
    • 05.
      Dona Isabel que história é essa?
      4:50
    • 06.
      Bê-á-bá do berimbau
      3:41
    • 07.
      Vicente Ferreira Pastinha
      1:20
    • 08.
      Filho de cobra verde
      5:38
    • 09.
      Bahia minha Bahia
      5:54
    • 10.
      Menino quem foi seu mestre?
      2:02
    • 11.
      Herança
      1:07
    • 12.
      Gratidão
      5:44
    • 13.
      Ela tem dente de ouro
      4:58
    • 14.
      Dança-luta
      1:16
    • 15.
      Riachão
      9:08

    M João Pequeno and Alex Muniz, 2000



    The ABC of M João Pequeno

    1917 - Was born on 27th December in Araci, son of Maria Clemença de Jesus and Maximiliano Pereira dos Santos, a cowboy in the Vargem do Canto farm in the Queimadas region.

    1932 - Ran away from draught on foot, going to Alagoinhas and later to Mata de São João where he stayed for 10 years working on the sugar cane plantations with oxen.

    1932/3 - Started to learn capoeira with M Juvenço (Ferreiro or Gordo).

    1942 - At 25 years of age moved to Salvador and started to learn with M Barbosa.

    1949 - Started to learn in Bigode with M Pastinha, who right away offered him the treinel position.

    1959 - Travelled to Rio de Janeiro and Porto Alegre with M Pastinha, M Canjiquinha and M Gigante.

    1982 - In January participated in an encounter of Old Masters together with M Waldemar, M Canjiquinha, M João Grande, M Gato Preto and M Cobrinha Verde. On 2nd May created the Academy of João Pequeno de Pastinha in the Santo Antônio Além do Carmo fortress.

    1984 - Participated in the great event in Rio de Janeiro together with M Waldemar, M Gato Preto, M Canjiquinha and M Paulo dos Anjos.

    1988 - Participated in an event of the Palmares grouo in Floripa together with M Bobó and M Curió.

    1989 - Participated in the anniversary roda in M Itapoan's event together with M Waldemar, M Gigante, M Paulo dos Anjos and M João Grande. In the same year participated in the recording of M Jelon's CD together with M Bobó and M João Grande.

    2000 - Recorded his CD called Capoeira Angola with Alex Muniz (listen above).

    2008 - Received the honoris causa doctorate from the Federal University of Bahia.

    2011 - Died on the 9th December.

    Foto gallery

    • M Pastinha,
      M Gigante,
      M João Pequeno,
      Almiro,
      M Canjiquinha
      The trip to Rio and Porto Alegre, 1959

    • M João Grande and M João Pequeno

    • M João Pequeno and M João Grande in front

    • M João Pequeno

    • At the back:
      M Bobó,
      M João Pequeno,
      ?,
      M Nó,
      M Curió,
      ?,
      ?
      Playing: Alemão and ?
      Floripa, 1988

    • M Boca Rica (berimbau),
      M João Pequeno (berimbau)
      On the berimbau foot: M Curió and ?
      1986

    • M João Pequeno

    • M João Pequeno,
      ?,
      M M João Grande
      Forte de Santo Antônio Além do Carmo

    • M Jodo de Dentro,
      M João Pequeno,
      M Acordeon

    • M Waldemar,
      M Cobrinha Verde,
      M João Grande,
      M Gato Preto,
      M Canjiquinha,
      M João Pequeno
      Salvador, 1982

    • M Itapoan,
      M Eziquiel,
      ?,
      M João Grande,
      M João Pequeno

    • M João Grande and M João Pequeno

    • M Boca Rica (berimbau)
      Playing: ? and M João Pequeno
      1986

    • M Pastinha and M João Pequeno

    • M Pelé da Bomba,
      M Waldomiro Malvadeza,
      M Gato Preto,
      Colmenero (de Pastinha),
      Genario Lemos Couto,
      M Boa Gente,
      Augusto Leal,
      M João Pequenom
      M Mala,
      M Gildo Alfinete,
      M Gigante
      M Raimundo Natividade
      Salvador, 1999

    • M João Pequeno

    • M João Pequeno

    • M Gildo Alfinete,
      M João Pequeno,
      Colmenero (de Pastinha),
      M Bola Sete
      ABCA

    • M Gildo Alfinete,
      M João Grande,
      M João Pequeno
      Frede Abreu

    • M João Pequeno and M Ras Ciro

    • M João Pequeno in M Pastinha's old academy

    • M João Pequeno and Nani

    • The cover of mestre's CD

    • M João Pequeno

    M João Pequeno



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