Brazil to Brooklyn
Continue your Carnival with the Queen of Forró! Hailing from Fortaleza, the vivacious contralto Liliana Araújo belts out the jubilant, rustic tunes of Northeastern Brazil over a power trio of accordion, triangle, and the zabumba bass drum. Forró (fo-HO), the festive country music born in Brazil’s cowboy region, celebrates romance, broken hearts and the daily grind of herding cattle, tilling fields, and pounding manioc. It drives a swinging, bouncy, thigh-bumping twostep danced… Show more
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