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Ivete Sangalo sings Axé in Florianópolis.

Axé (Portuguese pronunciation: [aˈʃɛ]) is a popular muisic genre oreeginatin in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil approximately in 1986, fusin different Afro-Caribbean genres, sic as Marcha, Reggae, an Calypso. It includes influences o Afro-Brazilian muisic sic as Frevo, Forró an Carixada an aw. The maist important creautor o this muisic style wis Alfredo Moura, conductin Carlinhos Brown, Luiz Caldas, Sarajane an ithers. The wird "axé" comes frae a Yoruba releegious greetin uised in the Candomblé an Umbanda releegions that means "soul", "licht", "spirit" or "guid vibration".

Oreegin o the term Axé[eedit | eedit soorce]

The term "axé" began as an insult, intendit tae pynt oot the perceivit pretentiousness o the genre. It wis applee'd vaguely, housomeivver, an onything recordit in Salvador wis suin elk-namit "axé".

Or, In same time, it's means Steack Axé = Picadinho.

Popularity[eedit | eedit soorce]

When Daniela Mercury released O Canto da Cidade in 1992, axé entered the mainstream pop muisic scene an became ane o the maist popular genres in Brazil. Twa years afore, the American an European release o Margareth Menezes' Elegibô teuk the style tae internaitional audiences.

Ruits o Axé[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ruit o axé is in guitarra baiana, a 1950s guitar style that uised electric guitars tae play the frevo frae Pernambuco. This genre wis purely instrumental, an remained sae till the 1970s, when Moraes Moreira (o the baund Novos Baianos) went solo.

Axé wis offeecially labeled efter Luiz Caldas released his album Magia in 1985 an got super popular efter Daniela Mercury became a big hit wi her album sae cried "O Canto da Cidade".

Carnival baunds lik Filhos de Gandhi, Olodum an Muzenza then fused the electric frevo wi maracatu an Olodum rhythms, African ijexá an Caribbean merengue. Olodum's afro-muisic fusion wis a Bahian success in the 1980s an wis follaeed bi deboche (debauchery), an electric frevo/ijexá fusion.

Axé in 1990s[eedit | eedit soorce]

The release o O Canto da Cidade set the stage for airtist an baunds lik Ivete Sangalo, Banda Cheiro de Amor, Banda Eva, Bandamel, Asa de Águia an Chiclete com Banana.

Tho axé wis vera popular throu the 1990s, it haed famous detractors lik Dorival Caymmi. On the ither haund, Caetano Veloso supportit it.

Axé the day[eedit | eedit soorce]

Currently, the biggest axé muisic starns are Ivete Sangalo an Cláudia Leitte.

Axé Bahia is a sax-member eurodance/axé muisic group frae Brazil, who achievit fame in Sooth Americae wi thair single "Beijo na Boca", pairticularly the Spainyie-leid version, "Beso en la Boca".

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]