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Old 07-14-2008, 07:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Bossa Nova vs. Samba

I have been trying to put together a report on the similarities and differences between Bossa Nova and Samba.

I need some help.

Can someone please enlighten me?
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Old 07-15-2008, 01:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I am no expert at all but I presume Samba is for dancing and incorporates a lot of percussion whereas Bossa Nova has a lot of Jazz elements with modern BN tipping over into Chill out lounge with emphasis on Sax's and Trumpets etc

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