U.S. Dance Masters has been introduced at first by the Brazilian Samba in 1929, becoming a sensation overnight. Like many other Brazilian dances, the music is an amalgamation of African and Latin American rhythm. It is adorned with expressive and melodic lines. Originated in Bahia, Brazil, the Samba is a serenade with the repetition of its melody continuously interrupted by the strumming of a guitar or other stringed instruments. Becoming at first popular in Rio de Janeiro, The Samba was later taken up by serious Latin American composers.
Among its lighthearted and festive style, Samba dance is now a popular dance and is performed in all part of the world. Samba brings for most our mind, pictures of Rio’s Carnival. In Brazil, the Samba is usually performed to a moderately slow tempo wich contrast vividly with the spirited version favored in the U.S. The dance has stayed popular over time and still ranks high among social and competitive dancers.