Tag Archive: Arlindo Cruz & Sombrinha

Dec 03 2010

Um Natal De Samba

Christmas Sambas   It is December. In Brazil this is the time widely known as Christmas time or período natalino (politically correct or not!). However, contrary to the snow covered landscapes one tends to associate with Christmas, it is summer time in the southern hemisphere. Scorching temperatures go along with lively music — sambas — …

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Mar 11 2003

Various: Casa de Samba 4

Young and Old in Samba Unity   One of the characteristics of Brazilian music is that most musicians show appropriate respect to the other’s music. And there’s always a certain degree of respect for the older generation of musicians. The series Casa de Samba is an excellent example of that recognition. The old rods are …

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