Whenever I travel through an airport on my way to a performance, I am usually asked one of two questions by airport security:
(1) "Uh, Sir, just what kind of a pipe is that?", or
(2) "I'm sorry, Sir, but, are you planning on boarding with that bow and arrow?"
What they are referring to is my berimbau, which is most likely slung over my shoulder, as I always take it on board in the airplane cabin with me! The berimbau is definitely one of my favorite instruments in the world! Where at one time, the…Read more