Fans of the Monoblock .
I am, I am, I am, MONOBLOCO !! Consecrated by incorporating different rhythms and musical styles to the beat of samba, Monoblock was designed in 2000 by band members Peter Louis and The Wall - Pedro Luis (voice , guitar and guitar) , Mário Moura (bass), AC Ferrari , Sidon Silva , Celso Alvim (drums and percussion ) . The Monobloc is today among Brazilian groups that account for more performances throughout the year . The eclectic repertoire ranges from traditional marches of John Roberto Kelly to the topper of samba and Clara Nunes , through Alceu Valenca xote , forró Luiz Gonzaga , Funk MC Leonardo , even songs Paralamas do Sucesso , Raul Seixas and Tim Maia . The repertoire of the show , songs like Taj Mahal , Wire Wonder , Country Tropical and Santa Clara Cleared , Jorge Benjor ; Real rap , Pedro Luis and Rodrigo Maranhão and St. Gonça , the Farofa Carioca . The unusual mixture is also present in the battery. Traditional instruments of the samba school - like chip , peal , tambourine , rattle, deaf and agogô - were incorporated into the batucada a bass and guitar. Established Monobloco : 2000 . Components : 5 vocalists , one chip , one guitar and 160 percussionists . Public of blocks until 2010: over 1 million people . Shows: 120 per year , over 500 presentations in more than a decade. Students trained in workshops between 2006 and 2009 : 700 . Students in the workshops in 2010 : 200 . Recorded discs : 3 ( 2002/2006/2009 ) . Songs sung in four trials : more than 80 . Songs sung during the parade : more than 40 . Duration of the show : more than three hours . Total time of parades between 2001 and 2010 : more than 30 hours . Total time of the tests in Progress Casting : over 200 hours .