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Guide to Samba Music: 11 Brazilian Samba Instruments

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 2, 2021 • 3 min read

Brazilian culture has produced many popular styles of music, one of the most iconic of which is samba. The genre is popular from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo to the countryside, and from the mid-twentieth century onward, samba has caught on throughout the world.