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Street Drumming in Lapa – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
South America

Contributors:

Jesse Marks
Jonah Marks


Samba
A wealth of musical styles’ roots lie in Brazil, and perhaps the best-known is the samba. Originally derived from a word meaning “naval thrust”, samba has become a popular celebratory rhythm worldwide. Many musical venues may be found in Rio’s centro, but on Friday nights, the real party is outside with the Lapa District’s street musicians.

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil