Neguinho do Samba (1954/1955 – October 31, 2009), born Antonio Luis Alves de Souza, was a Brazilian percussionist and musician. Samba was the founder of Olodum, an internationally known cultural group based in Salvador, Brazil. Samba, a resident of Pelourinho, was considered to be the "father" of samba reggae in Bahia.
Neguinho do Samba
Mery Galanternick (November 9, 2009). "Antonio Luis Alves de Souza, Brazilian Drummer, Dies at 54". New York Times. Retrieved February 18, 2013.
Mr. de Souza, nicknamed Neguinho do Samba (Little Black Samba Master), was also known for creating the samba reggae, a rhythm that blended the Olodum percussion with Jamaican reggae.
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- "Morre Neguinho do Samba, fundador do Olodum". EFE. G1. November 2, 2009. Archived from the original on November 5, 2009. Retrieved November 28, 2009.