n.— «If you ask accomplished pianist and composer Claudia Calderon to best describe “joropo”—a style of music indigenous to both Venezuela and her native Colombia—she would say it’s an off-shoot of American jazz.» —“‘Joropo’: jazz, with a South American flavor” by Jim Hague Weekhawken Reporter (N.J.) Jan. 22, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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