Batala Drummers: Batala NYC -The Beginning of New York’s Batala!

Batala New Tork

Batala Drummers! Batala New York City started in 2011 in the brain of Stacy Kovacs while seeing Batala Washington at the New York City Brazilian Day Lavagem da Rua festival on 46th Street in Manhattan, otherwise known as “Little Brazil”.  These Batala Drummers were loud, powerful, and fierce. Stacy was there playing the caixa (Brazilian snare drum) with Manhattan Samba.  While …