Brazilian Jive: From Samba to Bossa and Rap

Brazilian Jive: From Samba to Bossa and Rap

by David Treece


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781780230856
Publisher: Reaktion Books, Limited
Publication date: 07/15/2013
Series: Reaktion Books - Reverb Series
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

David Treece is the Camoens Professor of Portuguese at King’s College London.

Table of Contents

1. Brazilian Jive Talk: Music, Language, Community

2. The Bossa Nova Revolution

3. Three Masters, Three Masterpieces: Jobim, Moraes, Gilberto

4. Guns and Roses: Brazil’s Music of Popular Protest, 1958-68

5. Orpheus in Babylon: Music in the Films of Rio de Janeiro

6. Rap, Race, and Language: The Aesthetics and Politics of Black Music-Making



Glossary of Terms

Select Bibliography

Discography and Filmography

Acknowledgements and Photo Acknowledgements

Copyright AcknowledgementsIndex

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