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Why Is This Country Dancing?: A One-Man Samba to the Beat of Brazil John Krich

Why Is This Country Dancing?: A One-Man Samba to the Beat of Brazil

John Krich

Published April 1st 2003
ISBN : 9780815412618
Paperback
328 pages
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Details the major aspect of Brazilian popular music and its relation to the formation of national identity in Brazil including a wealth of in-depth musical history about such sub-genres as choro, bahia, bossa nova, axe music, Brazilian jazz, and aMoreDetails the major aspect of Brazilian popular music and its relation to the formation of national identity in Brazil including a wealth of in-depth musical history about such sub-genres as choro, bahia, bossa nova, axe music, Brazilian jazz, and a retrospective on leading musicians. There are extensive portraits on great singers, composers like Antonio Carlos Jobim (Girl from Ipanema), and Americans such as Lyle Mays, Herbie Mann who have long been associated with Brazils music.