The Frederick Douglass Academy has been recognized as a NAMM Foundation Support Music Merit School. 

The Frederick Douglass Academy has been recognized as a NAMM Foundation Support Music Merit School. 

A Samba School in Harlem

Harlem Samba is a Brazilian Percussion ensemble modeled after the samba school baterias of the Rio de Janeiro carnival.  The group's members are students, alumni and friends of the Frederick Douglass Academy, a high performing public high school in Harlem, New York City.  

Harlem Samba is available to play all types of events.  We have several performance options ranging from as small as six players to as many as 75.  Stage shows including singers, cavaquinho and dancers are also available.  Contact us for your next event.  

Harlem Samba Performs With the Roots

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