The Brazilian Sound: Samba, Bossa Nova, and the Popular Music of Brazil
By Chris McGowan, Ricardo Pessanha
… Mann and trumpeter Kenny Dorham flew to Brazil in September 1962 and recorded an album there with Baden Powel, Jobim, Durval Ferreira, the Tamba Trio’s Bebeto and Helcio Milito, and the Sergio Mendes Boss Sextet, which Mann described at the tie as “like Horace Silver or Cannonball Adderley with a samba beat.” Do the Bossa Nova  was an important meeting of American and Brazilian musicians, as well an album recorded in December of that year: Cannonball’s Bossa Nova. …

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