z'Bumba

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z'Bumba

z'Bumba brings the spirited, accordion-driven music known as Forró (fo-HOH) from Brazil's Northeast to the American Northwest.

Often likened to Zydeco or Cumbia, Forró is a tasty stew of Afro-Brazilian rhythm, and bittersweet, baroque melodies with a healthy dose of percussion.

Once marginalized in Brazil as being "Music for Maids and Taxi Drivers," Forró is enjoying a surge in popularity on both continents. ... more