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.
Bahia, eighties, carnaval context
Netinho, Daniela Mercury, Ivete Sangalo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGbK2zMJEGY (Daniela Mercury)
Post written and published by Françoise Delsaux (Arpege Music Software Development)