Examples of samba in a Sentence
The band played a samba.
Recent Examples of samba from the Web
The 2018 sailing will include a visit to Costa Maya, Mexico and the Cayman Islands. Practiced by millions of people around the world, Zumba incorporates dance elements of hip-hop, soca, samba, salsa, merengue and mambo.
The app has five different tours, including one focused on corruption and another on samba.
RIO DE JANEIRO Maracanã Stadium pulsed with samba, bossa nova and forró music a year ago during the closing ceremony of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, but since then, Brazil’s storied temple of soccer has barely been used.
And the summer Music Nights feature is taking a Brazilian theme: Aug. 15 and 17 will feature bands playing bossa nova and samba music.
This week, many people sounded off on the Facebook page of the samba schools guild.
Add to this show the joyful Israeli clarinetist Anat Cohen, who has an uncanny relationship with Brazilian music - especially the precursor to the samba, choro.
What makes his appearance even more special is that he'll be joined by John Clayton and Jeff Hamilton - masters of swinging in 4/4 but also totally in love with samba and bossa nova.
Mr. Zé uses instruments and rhythms from Brazilian tradition — the cavaquinho (small guitar) of samba, the accordion and triangle of forro — but gives every element a twist.
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Origin and Etymology of samba
First Known Use: 1885See Words from the same year
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