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Clementina de Jesus Queen of Classic Brazilian Samba

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October 10, 2014 In the tradition of Bessie Smith, Clementina de Jesus was one of Brazil’s greatest symbols of black cultural history Note from BW of Brazil: Needless to say, today’s post is an homage and an article that has been long overdue. The sound of Samba is as important to the cultural history of Brazil as Blues or Jazz are to the United States, Son is to Cuba or Merengue is to the Dominican Republic. Continue Reading

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