Mayuto Correa

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Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to parents that had just become a middleclass by moving from a family own farm at Rio State to the big city, suburb of São Gonçalo . There, Simonides Correa, his father, became the administrator of the large farm, Porto Novo, which is a town, now.

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PRESS QUOTES: ”Correa, who plays guitar in addition to every percussion instrument ever invented, turned the evening into a Brazilian jazz carnival. The rhythms were exhilarating whether on conga or cuica, the vocals alluring in English or Portuguese.” LEONARD FEATHER-The L.A.Times. **************************************************************************** “As for Mayuto, he is a non-stop, one-man rhythm section, adding considerable spice and seasoning, directing and inspiring his combo unostentatiously, and keeping the total sound romantic rather than erotic. It's a joyful blend---a challenge to anyone who thinks he or she can sit still.” HARVEY SIDERS - Los Angeles Herald Examiner

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Altadena, CA

Willing to teach



Creator end teacher of special method that includes MUSIC (percussion, guitar, vocal); DRAMA (characterization, timing, pace, improvisation, concentration, etc.); COMEDY (writing, content, style, timing). Credentials - MUSIC: over 30 years experience as percussionist, guitarist, arranger, composer, vocalist, producer, band leader; DRAMA: over 30 years as playwright, screenwriter, director, actor, coach, teacher, creator of two methods, (PARATHEATER and ZERO STATE); PSYCHOLOGY: over 30 years in Psychology: researcher, teacher, writer; actually, finishing dissertation for doctorate degree in psychology

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