Brazilian music is a celebration of rhythm and passion. In the early 1960s, Brazilian Bossa Nova took America by storm when the artistry of Antonio Carlos Jobim, Joao Gilberto, Luis Bonfa, lyricist Vinicius de Moraes and others was discovered by American jazz musicians like Charlie Byrd and Stan Getz. Born of the Samba, slowing the ... Read more
When Orquesta Akokán burst onto the global music scene, their no-holds barred 21st century take on the venerable Cuban mambo lit up stages around the world with a fierce and unremitting joy. Suffused with a sense of possibility, the band pushes the conventions of “mambo” by drawing from folkloric and religious traditions seldom heard in popular ... Read more
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