A translation of the 1990 Brazilian best seller, this is a history of what happened when 'street samba' moved indoors and became an international form of pop/jazz. This book is filled with interviews with performers and those close to them, while the author makes clear the importance of Bossa Nova to Brazilian musical life.They were never a smash hit, but they were much loved. In this aspect at least, ... Joao spent months with his mouth under repair, but the implants that Assis inserted in the place of the teeth he extracted were not very good. Contrary to popularanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Chicago Review Press - 2003|