Samba to Bossa Documentary

Comprehensive review of Brazilian music which tells the story of the styles and the artists that have captured the world’s imagination for decades. This edition covers the history of samba, from the early days of slavery to flamboyant stars like Carmen Miranda and Elza Soares, and shows how samba’s off-shoot bossa nova went global back in the early 1960s. Featuring specially-shot performances, interviews and rare archive footage.

Part 1

Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6

3 thoughts on “Samba to Bossa Documentary

  1. Pingback: Tropicalia Revolution Documentary « Eyes On Brazil

  2. Thank you for mentioning this excellent video of the samba evolution and its roots in candomblé and black people in slavery. Great Rhythms. Everybody should know the history of countries like Brazil…

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