Great Performances

Samba and Brazilian Maxixe with Sergio Assad

Clip: Season 49 Episode 25 | 4m 15s | Video has closed captioning.

Scott Yoo travels to Chicago to learn about the music that shaped Brazilian composer Sergio Assad. Assad explains the history of samba, and how it was musically influenced by Portugal, Africa, and Brazil.

Aired: 04/29/22

Rating: NR

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