This is a great version of the Brazilian tune Samba de Verão, known in English as Summer Samba. It’s a bossa nova, written in 1966 by Brazilian composer Marcos Valle. And who better to play a bossa than a Bosso? This is a duet between Italian trumpeter Fabrizio Bosso and Brazilian guitarist Irio de Paula, performed in August of 2010.
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