Chekere

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The xequerê (also agbé or xequerè in Brazil) originated in Africa and arrived in Brazil through slaves. This almost forgotten instrument is becoming popular again in Brazil and Europe where it is used in different traditional music styles such as candomblé, samba, maracatu, but also in modern styles. The chekeré is made from a variety of squash,...

The xequerê (also agbé or xequerè in Brazil) originated in Africa and arrived in Brazil through slaves. This almost forgotten instrument is becoming popular again in Brazil and Europe where it is used in different traditional music styles such as candomblé, samba, maracatu, but also in modern styles. The chekeré is made from a variety of squash, the calabash, dried and worked, on which is placed a mesh with seeds or pearls. The shekere can be shaken, struck on the hand, used in rotation, thrown and retrieved in rhythm.

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