Brazil’s Breezy Bossa Nova

Air Date:
Heard On The Odyssey Series
Album Cover: Sony Records 2014

Born in the 1950s and solidly developed in the 1960s, bossa nova was not just about the music – it was also a prevalent dance form, featuring a style of dance that was certainly easier on the knees and cordial to the relaxed sway of a dancer’s hips.

Episode Credits

  • Dr. Jonathan Øverby Host
  • Tom Blain Technical Director