Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil, Ivete Sangalo - Você É Linda. Antônio Carlos Jobim. It has been said that Antonio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim was the George Gershwin of Brazil, and there is a solid ring of truth in that, for both contributed large bodies of songs to the jazz repertoire, both expanded their reach into the concert hall, and both tend to symbolize their countries in the eyes of the rest of the world.
With their gracefully urbane, sensuously aching melodies and harmonies, Jobim's songs gave jazz musicians in the 1960s a quiet, strikingly original alternative to their traditional Tin Pan Alley source. Jobim's roots were always planted firmly in jazz; the records of Gerry Mulligan, Chet Baker, Barney Kessel, and other West Coast jazz musicians made an enormous impact upon him in the 1950s. But he also claimed that the French impressionist composer Claude Debussy had a decisive influence upon his harmonies, and the Brazilian samba gave his music a uniquely exotic rhythmic underpinning.
A Short History of Brazilian Music. In Rio de Janeiro, in the house of a Bahia-born ialorixá (priestess) who had arrived in Rio as a young woman (part of the exodus of emigrating Bahians leaving for the capital in search of work around the time of Brazil's abolishment of slavery), the music (in the front part of the house anyway, more on out back in a bit) was... ...So everybody has heard of killer bees, right?
The Africanized version of European honeybees? The music in the salon of Tia Ciata's house was an Africanized version of the music from which it had descended (polkas, waltzes, mazurcas) after first being played some 40 years earlier for the monied classes by musicians from Brazil's darker classes. The Brazilians took the European rhythms' metronomicity and made it -- subtly but unmistakably -- breathe, giving it ginga (sway), and in doing so freed the music to swoop, hover, dive and soar. Jewish Klezmer Music. About. KLEZMER MUSIC. Klezmer music originated in the 'shtetl' (villages) and the ghettos of Eastern Europe, where itinerant Jewish troubadours, known as 'klezmorim', performed at joyful events ('simkhes'), particularly weddings, since the early middle age till the Nazi and Stalinian prosecutions.
It was inspired by secular melodies, popular dances, 'khazones' (khazanut, Jewish liturgy) as well as by the 'nigunim', the simple and often wordless melodies, intended by the 'Hasidim' (orthodox Jews) for approaching God in a kind of ecstatic communion. In (mutual) contact with Slavic, Greek, Ottoman (Turkish), Gypsy and -later- American jazz musicians, using typical scales, tempo and rhythm changes, slight dissonance and a touch of improvisation, the 'klezmorim' acquired the ability to evoke all kinds of emotions, through a very diversified music. back home "Klezmer: it's not just music - it's a way of life! " (Hankus Netsky) A klezmer kapelye (~1910) KLEZMER MUSIC. Acha Septriasa -Ada Cinta. Acha Septriasa. Jelita Septriasa (born 1 September 1989), better known by her stage name of Acha Septriasa, is an Indonesian actress and also a singer.
She was born in Jakarta, Indonesia. Biography Septriasa was born Jelita Septriasa in Jakarta, Indonesia, on 1 September 1989 to Sagitta Ahimshah and Rita Emza; she is the third of six children. Her younger sister, Juwita Maritsa, who looks like her, is also an entertainer. She first studied at Muhammadiyah Elementary School 6 from 1995 to 2001, then State Junior High School 73 from 2001 to 2004; both are in Tebet, South Jakarta.
The following year, Septriasa and Irwansyah starred in the teen romance Love is Cinta. In 2010, Septriasa starred opposite Ayu Azhari and Julia Perez in Sst... Style Personal life Acha formerly dated her Heart and Love is Joni costar, Irwansyah; they broke up in 2008. Septriasa enjoys playing sports and travelling. Works Filmography Discography References 3 HOURS of the Best Traditional Japanese Music ! - Relaxing Music - Meditation and Zen Music. Deal With It, Headbangers — Babymetal Is Here : The Record. Babymetal perform during the first day of the 2014 Heavy Montreal festival.
Tim Snow hide caption toggle caption Tim Snow Babymetal perform during the first day of the 2014 Heavy Montreal festival. Tim Snow On Saturday, Aug. 9, more than 40,000 people descended upon Montreal's Parc Jean-Drapeau for the first day of Heavy Montreal, North America's biggest heavy metal festival. The metal scene loves to wring its hands over anything that upsets the status quo, and Babymetal have been especially polarizing in 2014. What Babymetal's naysayers tend to forget is that heavy metal is no stranger to contrivance and gimmickry.
Babymetal doesn't hide its contrivances at all. "As a longtime metal fan, I always used to say 'That's not real metal so I'm not listening to it! ' A good number of those people singing Babymetal's praises are old enough to remember when heavy metal was contrived and awesome because of it. The broad appeal of Babymetal's stylistic free-for-all to younger audiences is key.
Japanese music. Biography, Albums, Streaming Links. Celtique Irish Folk. History of Celtic Music - Celtic Rings Ltd. Celtic music is defined as music that originates from the countries of Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
The people who live in these locations are known as Celts, which is how the music became known as Celtic music. Celtic music is best described as a type of folk music with a distinctive music and lyrics. And, today Celtic music is played and heard not only in Ireland, Scotland and Wales, but also on a worldwide stage. Celtic music has been traced back to the 1600's and is still a popular musical genre today. 1 Hour of African Music Instrumental. Ba Cissoko - Next Generation Kora Players. Traditional Kora Players - The Next Generation You haven't heard Ba Cissoko yet, if you still think Kora music sounds too foreign and dusty for your taste: These young, hip kora players push traditional griot music to another level!
Some elders in Guinea don't approve of this modern use of their centuries-old instrument. But they can't deny that the group exposes the Kora to a wider audience. Even we newbies to African music will enjoy their creations! Background Ba Cissoko from Guinea Ba, the front man of the group, was born in Guinea into the Cissoko family, which sealed his fate: If you are a Cissoko, you are a kora player. But because he wasn't interested in school either, Ba didn't do very well any any area of his life. African music.