For Inspiration: “Tio Macaco” by Snarky Puppy

This is precious: Snarky Puppy playing Forró (although it sounds more like Xaxado, but let’s not dwell on the details)! For all the Capoeristas out there, you will probably recognize the 3/4 beat. If you want to know more about Forró, listen to Gilberto Gil explaining what it is. Snarky Puppy then blends it — of course — with other latin sounds (I think I heard bits of Salsa and Afoxé).

Itamar Medeiros

Originally from Brazil, Itamar Medeiros currently lives in Germany, where he works as Senior User Experience Designer at SAP and promotes User Experience Design as visiting lecturer at Köln International School of Design. Working in the Information Technology industry since 1998, Itamar Medeiros has helped truly global companies in several countries (Argentina, Brazil, China, Germany, Hong Kong, Mexico, The Netherlands, Poland, United Arab Emirates, United States) create great user experience through advocating Design and Innovation principles. During his 7 years in China, he championed the User Experience Design discipline as User Experience Manager at Autodesk and Local Coordinator of the Interaction Design Association (IxDA) in Shanghai

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