"Bossa Nova" is a style of Brazilian music popularized by Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes and João Gilberto.
Bossa nova (which is Portuguese for "new trend") acquired a large following, initially by young musicians and college students.
Although the bossa nova movement only lasted six years (1958–63), it contributed a number of songs to the standard jazz repertoire.
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