The Duo, Simone Sou ( São Paulo ) and Fernando Lobo ( Paraná ) are from Brazil east southern and southern region.
Meeting each other in a jam session during a summer festival in Curitiba – capital of Paraná state, they had the idea to continue the duo and create a book with material they were themselves developing as inventive drummers and percussionists, based on brazilian traditional and contemporary music. The book is a result of this encounter, where Simone and Fernando present rhythms from different regions of Brasil, adapted to their set ups, mixing drumkit and percussion instruments.
Both Fernando and Simone are also composers performing their own music ( songs and instrumental ) and have been working with bands, projects and various brazilian artists for many years.
The Duo Somos Som brings to DC17 a new flavour of brazilian combination of rhythms, spreading grooves through their creative set ups – the ” Percuteria ” (percussão+bateria) and showing new brazilian beats.
The Brazilian percussion from traditional to contemporary … With Fernando Lobo and Simone Sou.