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Brazilian dance craze created by young people in Rio’s favelas is declared cultural heritage

The Indiana Times 19 May 2024
It all started with nifty leg movements, strong steps backwards and forwards, paced to Brazilian funk music. Then it adopted moves from break dancing, samba, capoeira, frevo — whatever was around ... .
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Local dance group to celebrate Black and Latino communities through dance

Indianapolis Recorder 16 May 2024
With roots in Lindy hop, jitterbug and the bop, steppin’ is a style of swing dance typically done to R&B, jazz, and funk music. This style of dance is like salsa in count despite the difference in ...
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Looking for fun events? Top 5 things to do around Tallahassee

Tallahassee Democrat 16 May 2024
... power of Mark Blair from Crooked Shooz and the horns from Acme R&B , and sprinkles in other local musical stars to achieve a cornucopia of dance oriented, horn driven classic soul, funk, and rock.
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Brazilian dance made cultural heritage

Taipei Times 15 May 2024
It all started with nifty leg movements, strong steps backward and forward, paced to Brazilian funk music. Then it adopted moves from break dancing, samba, capoeira, frevo — whatever was around.
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Brazilian dance craze created by young people in Rio's favelas is declared cultural heritage

Newsday 15 May 2024
RIO DE JANEIRO — It all started with nifty leg movements, strong steps backwards and forwards, paced to Brazilian funk music. Then it adopted moves from break dancing, samba, capoeira, frevo — whatever was around.
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Brazilian dance craze created by young people in Rio\u2019s favelas is declared cultural heritage

Albuquerque Journal 15 May 2024
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — It all started with nifty leg movements, strong steps backwards and forwards, paced to Brazilian funk music. Then it adopted moves from break dancing, samba, capoeira, frevo — whatever was around.
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Kamasi Washington: Fearless Movement review – the sax star dials up the tempos

The Guardian 03 May 2024
For this third studio LP, clocking in at a brisk (for him) 86 minutes, he and his ensemble dial up the tempos and funk up the rhythms , recalling a time when jazz was dance music ... ....
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Born in favelas, Brazilian funk gets swank, goes global

Raw Story 25 Apr 2024
Things have also gotten funky at the Rio Museum of Art, which is currently hosting an exhibit with hundreds of photographs, paintings, videos and installations devoted to the music and the iconic dance parties it fuels, known as "baile funk.".
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Kenny Garrett Vs. AI

Stereogum 23 Apr 2024
He can be heard on the 1989 studio album Amandla, which fused jazz and funk with go-go beats and zouk (a dance music played in the French Antilles), and on Live Around The World and other posthumous Davis live albums ... I’m just playing music.
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Coachella 2024: Jon Batiste cleanses the soul, The Adicts induce adrenaline

Daily Breeze 21 Apr 2024
Mixing funk, R&B, blues and a heavy dose of deep soul plus African beats, he had the audience dancing as if their musical souls depended on it ... Probably not ideal if you’re looking to dance, but ...
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Coachella 2024: Jon Batiste cleanses the soul, The Adicts induce adrenalin

San Gabriel Valley Tribune 21 Apr 2024
Mixing funk, R&B, blues and a heavy dose of deep soul plus African beats, he had the audience dancing as if their musical souls depended on it ... Probably not ideal if you’re looking to dance, but ...
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10 Essential Record Store Day Releases

The Stranger 20 Apr 2024
Manu Dibango, Manu 76 (Soul MakossaEveryone's favorite Cameroonian saxophonist/vibraphonist kicks out his trademark joyous highlife-funk, soukous (uptempo Congolese dance music), and Afro ...
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'It Is A Style': JoJo Siwa Clarifies Comment About Starting 'Gay Pop' As 'New Genre Of Music'

Pinkvilla 17 Apr 2024
JoJo Siwa, the bright and bubbly singer we all know from Dance Moms and her energetic performances, recently shared a fresh idea about music that got everyone talking ... There’s a dance-style jazz funk.
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Beyoncé pushes the confines of genre with 'Cowboy Carter.' Country will be better for it.

Courier Journal 04 Apr 2024
While the latter remained true, the album examined multiple facets of electronic and dance music in addition to traditional R&B and even funk (see “Virgo’s Groove”).
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Beyoncé pushes the confines of genre in 'Cowboy Carter.' Country will be better for it.

Usatoday 01 Apr 2024
While the latter remained true, the album examined multiple facets of electronic and dance music in addition to traditional R&B and even funk (see “Virgo’s Groove”).
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