Axé

Musical characteristics

Axé comes from condomblé, an afro-bresilian religious movement based on dance. Musically speaking, this style is mixing synthetics rythms with traditional ones and wants to express merry and entertaining feelings.

History

Bahia, eighties, carnaval context

Main figures

Netinho, Daniela Mercury, Ivete Sangalo

Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGbK2zMJEGY (Daniela Mercury)

Post written and published by Françoise Delsaux (Arpege Music Software Development)

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