Dana Minha Velha Maman

is creating Music

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Fly on the Wall

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$3
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Access to summary videos of our weekly music class and clips of work in progress and original music.

Premium Membership

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$7
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*Access to summary videos of our weekly music class and clips of work in progress and original music.

PLUS:
*Ask questions, make requests for the next class material.
* Request links or a personalized clarifying video for material or songs covered.

Supreme Membership

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$25
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*Access to summary videos of our weekly music class and clips of work in progress and original music.
*Ask questions, make requests for the next class material.
* Request links for previous songs covered.
* Join out Music Class for free via Zoom

PLUS:
* Request links or a personalized clarifying video for material or songs covered.
* Sunday Call-in-Session: contact me to schedule 20 min for us to discuss your music goals, answer specific questions in real time, and offer you support.
* Get access to comp tickets for upcoming shows.
* If you are in town or on Zoom- join us for a free movement or music class.
* %40 off merchandise as it become available (first come first served in respect to size inventory. Out of state mail and shipping fees may apply).

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$364

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About Dana Minha Velha Maman

The capoeira community has been such a supportive platform to all of my creative projects; from our videos (Capoeira Crush, Voices for Ogum, and more) and my two capoeira CDs, all the way to my band Two Strangers on a Stage, my various collaborations with Kahlil Cummings in CapoFresh music and my drumming and orixá music journey. I have been so lucky to have great teachers, musicians, drummers, and artists all around me that keep pushing me to do better. I am constantly in amazement by how much wealth of beauty and creativity I get to experience within my circle. I am so thankful for all of you that have been a part of this world I have around me. This is a crucial element to my growth as an artist but it is also a huge reason why I am still in LA, a city that allows me to continue collaborating and creating more meaningful work.
Today I am at a place where I am a mom, leading a capoeira school, drumming, and still creating music, learning, and refining my skills while holding my household. With all the support I have gotten from you- students, colleagues, friends, and family- I know you recognize the importance of women voice and leadership in our community in our current times. With everything that has been coming to the surface; I have always believed in being the alternative. I have been advocating for a different kind of femininity as it gave me a way to express myself and gain confidence. I think it is crucial to have the youth see women successful while being strong in other ways other then sensual and seductive. I believe the beauty n sensuality the female body has us very powerful, but it is not the only power a woman has. I have taken all of these value in the pursuit of being that example in my community.
Many of you ask me about another capoeira CD, more shows, more music from Two Strangers on a Stage. I get invitations for events, requests for workshops, and demonstrations and where before I was able to say yes with no hesitation, today I need your help. With the cost of leading a group, raising a family, and getting studio time to get together with other artists and create, producing work has become more financially challenging. I am so grateful for all the attention my first and second Capoeira CDs has gotten me all around the world but I need to harness your motivation and help if I am to produce another album. Many of the young women, parents, and friends come to me at events, performances, or reach out online, telling me how meaningful it is for them to see a woman drumming and leading, talking about candomble and Ifa. They love the music and they are touched by the music- well, today is your opportunity to keep that alive. Your funds will allow me to concentrate on my craft, take classes, spend time with my teachers, continue my research- this will give me more to give back to you. Your funds will be used for me to keep my elders' information alive. Invest in the product you want me to become so I can be a better teacher, performer, and leader to you. Let's develop our relationship further so we can both grow. Music is what changes our head space yet it has become a matter-of-fact in today world; one click and you can download or stream stuff for free. This is an opportunity to give back to something you have already enjoyed so it can keep giving.
Please look at my different rewards and see what best fits you. I am so excited to launch this and to hear from you as to what you want to get back from me.
All the best and thank you regardless. Dana "Minha Velha" Maman.
Goals
$364.20 of $500 per
I will release an EP full of original music. I will add a request track chosen by you patrons- cover, capoeira song, or your original work you would like sung.
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By becoming a patron, you'll instantly unlock access to 1,148 exclusive posts
5
Audio releases
8
Images
1
Link
8
Writings
1,126
Videos

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