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Street Drumming in Lapa – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
South America


Jesse Marks
Jonah Marks

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.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil