These all photos I have shot during Womad Abu Dhabi 2009.
Rising Brazilian star Marcio Local’s songs celebrate a Rio de Janeiro steeped in Afro-Brazilian traditions, yet constantly reinventing new sounds and styles. Fusing two diverse sounds: Afro-brazilian Samba and African American Soul, Marcio explores the ever expanding soundscape of his beloved homeland. His songs celebrate Afro-Brazilian traditions, yet constantly reinvent new sounds and styles. (Content from Womad Abu Dhabi 2009 Festival Guide)