Vocalist Douyé Embraces the African Roots That Underlie
American Jazz, Brazilian Samba, and Bossa Nova with
New Album, Quatro (Bossa Nova Deluxe)
Available April 5, 2019 via Rhombus Records
Ever since its creation nearly 60 years ago, bossa nova has been celebrated as a lyrical fusion of American jazz and Brazilian samba. The family tree of both of those musics, however, can be followed back to their African roots.