Samba rock

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Samba rock is a genre of samba and subgenre of rock.[1][2]

Created in the 1960s, the genre combines the sounds of Brazilian samba, bebop, jazz and soul. Jorge Ben Jor created the style with his album "Bidu/Silêncio no Brooklin". After this a great number of artists followed Ben's beat, including Clube do Balanço and Trio Mocotó.


  1. ^ Wenner, Jann S. (December 14, 1995). "Mick Jagger Remembers". Rolling Stone. 
  2. ^ "Samba-Rock". Cliquemusic (in Spanish). 

External links[edit]

  • Brazilian Beats Fansite for Brazilian Beats Series featuring numerous top Samba Rock artists