The Brazilian composer, bandleader, and bassist offers his views of improvisation and talks about his experiences with the legendary Hermeto Pascoal.
BRAZILIAN MUSIC HISTORY, RHYTHM, AND REPERTOIRE FOR THE JAZZ PRACTITIONER
Brazilian Popular Music History and Performance Practice
Professor Cliff Korman
Appleby, David P. The Music of Brazil (Austin, TX: University of Texas Press,1983)
Cancado, Tania Mara Lopes. An Investigation of West African and Haitian Rhythms on the Development of Syncopation in Cuban Habanera, Brazilian Tango/Choro, and American Ragtime, 1791-1900 (unpublished doctoral thesis, Shenandoah University, 1999)