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When Bossa Influenced American Popular Music: Drummers Play the Clave in James Brown, The Doors, and Aretha Franklin
When Bossa Traversed the Equator: The State Department, Jazz Musicians, Itamaraty, and Members of Brazil’s Political Right Send and Receive Brazilian Music
When Bossa Was (Un)Profitable: The Shaft, The Elevator, and Making it as a Brazilian Musician in the United States
When Bossa Met SNCC: Brazil’s African Heritage and its Role within Civil Rights Benefit Concerts and the Black Power Movement
When Bossa Interacted with Technology: Consuming Imperialist Fantasies via Stereophonic Sound, Interior Decor, and Storecasting
When Bossa Had Soul: Funk, Soul Food, and Marketing Brazilian Music for the Black Working Class
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