Here are some photos of Uakti, as I promised a couple of days ago.

Here are the four members of the trio: 😉

from the top left, Marco Antônio Guimarães, Paulo Sérgio Santos, Artur Andrés Ribeiro and Décio Ramos.

Here are some of the instruments built by Marco Antônio; this is the “Grande Pan”, which stands about waist-high; the 13 PVC tubes are hit with foam paddles.

This is the double glass marimba, which is played with several types of mallets, sometimes by two players at the same time:

This is the “Trilobyte”, each of the 10 PVC tubes has a calfskin drumhead, played with hands and fingers:

All these instruments do double duty as melody and percussion instruments. Refer to this Amazon page, many of the tracks have downloadable samples.