• Antônio Conceição Moraes - M Caiçara
    8/May/1924 - 26/Aug/1997
    93









    📻 Velhos Mestres

    M Caiçara and Grácia Maria*, 1969
    « »
    • 01.
      Capoeira de Angola
      5:04
    • 02.
      São Bento Grande
      3:13
    • 03.
      São Bento Pequeno
      5:06
    • 04.
      Samba de roda
      1:24
    • 05.
      Emburanê*
      2:30
    • 06.
      Toque de Capoeira de Angola
      0:42
    • 07.
      Toque de Capoeira de São Bento Pequeno
      0:59
    • 08.
      Toque de Capoeira de São Bento Grande
      1:00
    • 09.
      Toque de Capoeira de Santa Maria
      0:52
    • 10.
      Toque de Capoeira de Samba de Angola
      0:43
    • 11.
      Pisa na linha, levanta o boi
      3:01
    • 12.
      Alô Mangueira*
      2:01

    M Caiçara and Grácia Maria*, 1969



    ABC of M Caiçara

    1924 - Was born on the 8th of May in Cachoeira de São Felix son of Adélia Maria da Conceição.

    1938 - Started to learn capoeira with M Aberré de Santo Amaro (Antônio Rufino dos Santos). Later learned with M Waldemar (in the 50s?).

    1954 - Appears in the film called Vadiação and on Marcel Gautherot's photos.

    1964 - Appears on Helinä Rautavaara's photos.

    1969 - Launched an LP called Academia de Capoeira Angola São Jorge do Irmãos Unidos de Caiçara where Grácia Maria also sings (listen above).

    1973 - Rerecorded his LP.

    1987 - Participated in the big events in Rio de Janeiro (Nov-Dec) and Ouro Preto (December).

    1993 - Rerecorded his LP.

    1997 - Died on the 26th of August.

    M Caiçara, no date

    M Caiçara


    The photo gallery

    • ?,
      M Tabosa,
      M Caiçara,
      ?,
      ?
      Ouro Preto, 1987

    • ?,
      M Caiçara,
      M Pinatti,
      ?
      Ouro Preto, 1987

    • ?,
      ?,
      M Caiçara,
      M Camisa,
      M Tabosa,
      M João Pequeno
      Ouro Preto, 1987

    • ?,
      M Caiçara,
      M Leopoldina,
      M Eliquiel,
      M João Pequeno,
      ?,
      ?
      Ouro Preto, 1987
      Kyd Muzenza's collection

    • ?,
      ?,
      M Deputado,
      M Caiçara,
      ?,
      ?
      Ouro Preto, 1987

    • ?,
      M Caiçara,
      ?
      Ouro Preto, 1987

    • M Caiçara
      Ouro Preto, 1987
      Kyd Muzenza's collection

    • M João Pequeno,
      M Suassuna,
      M Caiçara,
      M Leopoldina,
      M Angoleiro,
      M Gigante,
      M Paulo dos Anjos,
      M Joel,
      M Nenel,
      M Eziquiel
      Ouro Preto, 1987

    • M Caiçara and ?
      Ouro Preto, 1987
      Kyd Muzenza's collection

    • M Caiçara,
      M Paulo dos Anjos,
      M Gigante,
      M João Pequeno
      Ouro Preto, 1987

    • M Caiçara in the middle

    • M Caiçara in the middle

    • ?,
      ?,
      M Caiçara,
      ?,
      ?

    • Bateria:
      M João Grande,
      M João Pequeno,
      M Gato Preto,
      M Caiçara,
      M Artur Emídio
      Playing:
      M Pinatti and M Canjiquinha
      Rio de Janeiro, 1987

    • Standing:
      M Canjiquinha and M João Grande
      Sitting:
      M Caiçara,
      M Mucunjê,
      M João Pequeno
      Rio de Janeiro, 1987

    • Bateria:
      M Gato Preto,
      M Canjiquinha,
      M Caiçara,
      M Artur Emídio
      Playing:
      M Camisa and M Pinatti
      Rio de Janeiro, 1987

    • Standing:
      M Gato Preto,
      M Camisa,
      M Caiçara,
      M João Pequeno,
      M João Grande,
      M Canjiquinha
      Squatting:
      John Grandão and M Itapoan
      Rio de Janeiro, 1987

    • M Camisa,
      M Caiçara,
      M João Grande,
      M Artur Emídio,
      M Pinatti
      Rio de Janeiro, 1987

    • Standing:
      ?,
      M Pinatti
      Sitting:
      ?,
      M Caiçara,
      M Nacional,
      ?
      Rio de Janeiro, 1987

    • M Caiçara

    • ?,
      M Caiçara,
      ?,
      ?

    • M Caiçara at the back

    • M Caiçara

    • M Paulo dos Anjos and M Caiçara

    • M Caiçara

    • M Caiçara to the right

    • ?,
      M Caiçara,
      ?,
      ?

    • ?,
      ?,
      ?,
      M Caiçara,
      ?

    • M Caiçara in the middle

    • M Boa Gente and M Caiçara
      1996

    • M Gigante,
      M Decânio,
      Genaro Lemos Couto,
      M Caiçara,
      M Barba Branca
      ABCA's collection

    • ?,
      M Gildo Alfinete,
      M Bom Cabrito,
      M Barba Branca,
      M Caiçara,
      M Mala
      ABCA's collection

    • M Bola Sete,
      M Gildo Alfinete,
      M Gigante,
      M Decânio,
      Genaro Lemos Couto,
      M Caiçara,
      M Barba Branca,
      M Bom Cabrito
      ABCA's collection

    • M Caiçara to the left
      São Francisco Square

    • M Caiçara
      Helinä Rautavaara's collection

    • M Caiçara and his son Toinho

    • Toinho, Pelé and M Caiçara
      1968

    • ?,
      ?,
      M Caiçara,
      ?,
      M Leopoldina
      Maxsuel Pereira's collection

    • M Caiçara, M Sabú and M Sabú's mother
      M Sabú's collection

    • M Caiçara

    • M Caiçara and M Pastinha
      Rouxinol's collection

    M Caiçara



Pages dedicated to the Old Masters of Capoeira. Our idea is to rebuild and present their lives based on photos, videos, audios and historical texts.

Flickr Photos

    New blog posts sent directly to your inbox

    Back to Top