WORLD MUSIC: BRAZIL by Jovino Santos Neto is a remarkable and impressive introduction to the history and development of Brazilian jazz. This high-quality oversize paperback comes with arrangements for different instruments, a play-along CD, and the text is written in English, French, and German. It is a collection of traditional folk music and original compositions by Jovino Santos Neto.
The songs include: "Choro da Luz," "Maracatu," "Cantigas de Roda," "Quebrasamba," and the enchanting "Coco" which will delight listeners everywhere. These songs will introduce listeners and performers to the uniqueness that is Brazil. The introduction is a well-written analysis of Brazil and its music.
If you are looking for something both stimulating and educational, I would highly recommend this book about Brazilian jazz. Congratulations to Jovino Santos Neto on a fine music instruction book.A brilliant and easy to follow introduction to the music of Brazil awaits the reader of WORLD MUSIC: BRAZIL. A play-along CD comes with the music and text. Lovers of the jazz of Brazil will enjoy this book immensely!