Literally Malagueta Pepper, a NGO regarded as a public utility is here to publicise
the achievements and cultural history of Paraiba. Maintain courses related
education, tourism and ecology. Displays CDs of locals artists as Pedro
Osmar, Metallurgical Felipéia and Kátia de França,
among others. Click
to learn more about the sound of Paraiba...
Zé Guilherme, Fabiano, Tom and Fredi form a band that
avoids the "french fries" offered by media trade and
show us an incredible mixture of sounds and rhythms where they
from Hermeto Paschoal
to Pink Floyd without losing the essence of Northeast way. The
staff uses instruments such as sandpaper, nail,
a Bic pen which makes the guitar sound like a cello. Shall we
Paraíba do Forró Jose
Antonio Bandeira, known as Paraiba do Forró, is singer
and multi-instrumentalist. You can find him often getting some money
in the buses and on the beaches of the capital. He plays drums
and "harp voice" along with his son Mazinho in the triangle.
The harp voice, as
he points out, was invented by himself with PVC pipes, "At first
I tried to blow like a flute. But I fed up. So I adapted
the instrument for my speech. It amplifies the sound of
my mouth and sounds good". Listen to the song "Pirangueiro"...