4 Meetup Groups match “Bossa Nova” near Long Beach, CA
Bossa Nova came about from a marriage between Samba rhythms, West Coast Jazz musical approach, poetry and the mid-50's vibe of Brasil, especially in Rio de Janeiro. The musical form gained steam following the partnership between Tom Jobim (composer) and Vinicius de Moraes (poet) (which gave birth to many timeless classic songs like Girl from Ipanema and the classic film Black Orpheus) and Joao Gilberto's revolutionary guitar work, among many other factors. The music found its way to the jazz cir …
Meet Latinos or Latino lovers who appreciate good music (mainly Brazilian), and keep them informed of our musical events. These include performances of well-known international musicians, as well as lesser known, but equally good, local bands. Bossa Nova, Samba, Forró, Boleros, and other Latin beats will show you a broader view of our rich Latino culture!
This is a weekly Brazilian percussion class led by Carlinhos Pandeiro de Ouro of the Mangueira samba school in Rio, and known around the world as one of the great Brazilian percussionists. This is focused instruction on pandeiro, tamborim, tan-tan, caxixi, surdo, agogo, and other key instruments. Tuesday evenings - 7:30PM 18th Street Arts Center 1639 18th Street (at Olympic) Santa Monica $20 Please call Carlinhos before coming to class: 310-505-1476.
This is a group for anyone interested in Brazilian Portuguese language. At our meetings I will teach the language and culture, and we'll also learn and practice some Brazilian songs. Welcome! Also visit our website for more information HERE.
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