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New Milton NascimentoMinas (with bonus tracks) ... CD
EMI (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... $13.99
A mid 70s masterpiece from Milton Nascimento – a record that still has the soaringly ambitious touches of his other work from the time, but which also comes across with a slightly personal feel too! Nascimento's voice is near-perfect – even more spacious and heavenly than before – ... read more CD

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Milton NascimentoPersonalidade ... CD
Philips (Brazil), Early 80s. Used ... $8.99
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(Out of print.)

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Milton NascimentoTravessia – O Melhor De Milton Nascimento ... CD
Universal (Brazil), 1980s. Used ... $11.99
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New Novos BaianosAcabou Chorare (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Som Livre/Polysom (Brazil), 1972. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
Certainly one of the greatest albums by this excellent (and oft-overlooked!) group from the 70s! The band of young Bahians deliver a great mix of tracks tinged with bits of rock, funky samba, and even a few psychedelic influences – with alternating male and female vocals, and some excellent ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Novos BaianosVamos Pro Mundo ... CD
Continental/Bomba (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $14.99
Incredibly beautiful work from Os Novos Baianos – a record that has the band shaking off some of the rougher edges of earlier records, but still sounding plenty darn great – and without any of the too-smooth styles of later years! There's some really tremendous work here on a variety ... read more CD

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Clara NunesAs Forcas Da Natureza ... LP
Odeon (Brazil), 1977. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $18.99
One of the more far-reaching albums by Clara Nunes – a mixture of samba tracks, rootsy rhythms, and larger arrangements handled by the likes of Radames Gnatalli, Sivuca, Gaya, and others. Tracks include "Coisa Da Antiga", "As Forcas Da Natureza", "Perdao", " ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Orlann Divo (aka Orlandivo)Orlann Divo ... LP
Musidisc/Whatmusic (UK), 1963. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
Warm bossa grooves – and the second album by Orlandivo, billed here on the cover as Orlann Divo! The album's a great batch of instrumentals – jazzy, with a mix of percussion, bass, and organ that's quite different from the usual bossa album of its type – much more expansive, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Orquesta Afro BrasileiraOrquesta Afro Brasileira (180 gram pressing) ... LP
CBS/Polysom (Brazil), 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $38.99
A wholly unique late 60s record by Orquesta Afro Brasileira – with these raw, heavy and unforgettable roosty rhythms and chorus vocals that give it something of a spiritual, folkloric vibe – yet the overall sound is still indicative of the genre-busting creativity of the many different ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Orquestra ImperialOrquestra Imperial Ao Vivo ... CD
Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2013. New Copy ... $15.99
Beautiful live work from this totally great Brazilian collective – a group who's large enough to win the Orquesta in their name, but who work together with a cohesiveness that's more in a small group mode! The vocals alone are totally great – sung in a shifting lineup that includes ... read more CD

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Os CariocasArt & Voices ... CD
El (UK), 1950s. New Copy ... $4.99
Not the mid 60s album Arte/Vozes by the great Brazilian vocals combo – a compilation of dreamy material recorded in the mid 50s – in a style that brings breezy Brazilian and American vocal group influences together in a sublime way! The group harmonies and the lead parts are sweet as ... read more CD

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Os CariocasReconquistar ... CD
WEA, 1991. Used ... $8.99
A real return to brilliance for this legendary Brazilian vocal group – a sweet set of harmony tracks that takes the best bits from earlier years, and gives them a smoother more modern spin. The production is great, and still really gets at the jazzy phrasing of the quartet – and the ... read more CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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New Os GatosAquele Som Dos Gatos ... CD
Philips (Japan), 1965. New Copy ... $13.99
One of the most legendary groups from the bossa era in Brazil – a combo of incredible players, working with sublime arrangements by Eumir Deodato – all in a sound that hardly been matched again! The group only ever recorded two albums, but they've had a lasting impact on the sound of ... read more CD

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New Os MutantesMutantes Ao Vivo ... LP
Som Livre (Brazil), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
A rare live album recorded by the Mutantes during the years after Rita Lee and Arnaldo Baptista left the group, and when the only surviving original member Sergio Dias turned the group into a very competent progressive rock outfit. The sound is very different than their early albums, but it's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Os Tres Brasileiros (aka Os Tres Morais)Brazil LXIX ... CD
Capitol/Universal (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... $13.99
Excellent work from Os Tres Brasileiros – better known in Brazil as Os Tres Morais! The group, like many, were a Brazilian ensemble who recorded in America under a different name – one that might be more "catchy" for the American audiences – but apart from that shift, ... read more CD

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Hermeto PascoalCerebro Magnetico/Hermeto Ao Vivo Em Montreux Jazz Festival ... CD
Warner (Brazil), 1979/1980. New Copy 2CD ... $22.99
Some of the freshest music you'll ever hope to hear – two late 70s classics from Brazilian composer/multi-instrumentalist Hermeto Pascoal! First up is Cerebro Magnetico – breathlessly beautiful work from the legendary Pascoal – one of his greatest albums ever, and one of the best ... read more CD

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New Hermeto Pascoal E GrupoFesta Dos Deuses ... CD
Philips (Japan), 1992. New Copy ... $13.99
A later album by Brazilian genius Hermeto Pascoal – but a set that crackles with all the fire and imagination of his classic recordings! The mood here takes us back to Slaves Mass or A Musica Livre – a mad mix of catchy rhythms, tight jazzy solos, and an insane approach to arrangement ... read more CD

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Gilson Peranzzetta & Mauro SeniseJasmim ... CD
Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2013. Used ... $9.99
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Antonio Pinto & Ed CortesCity Of God – Original Soundtrack ... CD
Milan, 2002. Used ... $7.99
A now-legendary soundtrack for the internationally acclaimed film City Of God – one that features some incredible new Brazilian funk by the team of Antonio Pinto & Ed Cortes – plus a good smattering of older numbers from the 70s Samba Soul generation, the inspiration for the sound ... read more CD

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Baden PowellBaden Powell Quartet Vol 1 ... LP
Barclay (France), Late 60s. Very Good ... $18.99
Great European work by Baden Powell – recorded with a quartet at the core, plus some larger arrangements by Jean-Michel Defaye that include French jazz musicians, like Lou Game on flute and Pierre Gossez on tenor. Most tracks have a nice little groove and a more complicated approach than ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Baden PowellLe Monde Musical De Baden Powell Vol 1 ... CD
Barclay/Universal (Japan), 1963. New Copy ... $13.99
An early example of the genius of Baden Powell in Europe – a record that helped the bossa guitarist break out of his usual Brazilian bag, and expand his sound a bit with appreciative influences from the Parisian scene! The record still has Powell working in the style of his early work in ... read more CD

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Baden PowellLe Monde Musical De Baden Powell Vol 2 ... CD
Barclay/Universal (Japan), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $13.99
Some of the first recordings done by Baden Powell outside of Brazil – and already an indication that his work with the European scene was a very good thing! The record has Powell upfront on guitar and vocals, but working with these great arrangements from arranger/trumpeter Ivan Jullien ... read more CD

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PudditoriumEpisode (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Disques Dessinee (Japan), 2013. New Copy ... $13.99
A really sweet combination of sounds – a bit Brazilian, a bit mellow jazzy, and with a warmth that takes us back to some of our favorite mellow records from the 70s! Pudditorium's got a unique hybrid – a mix of Korean roots, Brazilian styles, Portuguese lyrics, and American production ... read more CD

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PudditoriumReunion (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Disques Dessinee (Japan), 2009. New Copy ... $13.99
A surprisingly ambitious recording for this up-and-coming Korean artist – a set recorded in New York, Boston, LA, and Sao Paulo – with all the transcontinental blend of styles that might imply! Pudditorium has this great style that borrows a bit from Brazilian music, French pop, and ... read more CD

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New Flora PurimOpen Your Eyes You Can Fly ... CD
Milestone/OJC, 1976. Used ... $6.99
A classic batch of Bay Area Brazilian grooves – recorded in the sweet breezy electric style of the Fantasy studios, and featuring the vocals of the lovely Flora Purim in the lead! The session's got a great mix of Brazilian and American fusion players – including Airto (of course!), Ron ... read more CD

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New Flora PurimStories To Tell ... CD
Milestone/OJC, 1974. Used ... $6.99
Excellent work from Flora Purim – one of the wonderful west coast bits of Braziliana recorded in the Fantasy Records studios during the mid 70s! The record's a perfect example of the greatness that arose when Brazil's best talents had the chance to work with some of America's best jazz and ... read more CD

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Quarteto NovoQuarteto Novo (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Odeon/EMI (Japan), 1967. New Copy ... $13.99
A landmark album that changed a generation of Brazilian musicians – a sublime instrumental collaboration between Airto, Hermeto Pascoal, and 2 other great musicians of their generation! The sound is quite unique – almost a modern recasting of older rootsy modes – taken into the ... read more CD

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Ze RamalhoBrasil Nordeste – Academia Brasileira De Musica Vol 4 ... CD
Columbia (Brazil), 1991. Used ... $9.99
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(Out of print.)

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Ze RamalhoEu Sou Todos Nos ... CD
BMG (Brazil), 1999. Used ... $5.99
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(Out of print.)

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Ze RamalhoFrevoador ... CD
Columbia (Brazil), 1992. Used ... $13.99
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(Out of print.)

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Ze RamalhoZe Ramalho Canta Beatles ... CD
Discobertas (Brazil), 2011. New Copy ... $11.99
A beautiful take on the music of The Beatles – done in a completely different style than the originals! The tunes here are all famous numbers from the glory days of the fab four, plus a few later solo songs too – but Ze Ramalho performs them all in a mellow, stripped-down setting that ... read more CD

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Elis Regina13th Montreux Jazz Festival (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Elektra/Bomba (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... $14.99
A stunning live recording from Elis Regina – one of the last few records she cut during her short time on this planet – and one of the best as well! The album's got a jazzy fire that's missing from some of Regina's other material of the time – and Elis sings with a group that ... read more CD

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New Elis ReginaElis (1974) ... CD
Polygram/Universal (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $13.99
One of the real 70s classics from the legendary Elis Regina – a set of records that are so wonderful, generations of other Brazilian artists have never been able to match them for their sense of power and presence! Regina's really coming into her own with this set – finding a unique ... read more CD

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Elis ReginaElis (1980) (aka Vento Do Maio) (with bonus track) ... CD
EMI/Odeon (Japan), 1980. New Copy ... $13.99
A pretty sweet album by Elis Regina – and one of the last she ever did! The arrangements have a bit more of an electric jazz sound than usual – but they actually give her voice a nice sound, and create some nice lush soulful tracks that have a very sweet sound. Cesar Mariano is still ... read more CD

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New Elis Regina & Zimbo TrioO Fino Do Fino ... CD
Polygram (Brazil), 1965. Used ... $21.99
The legendary Zimbo Trio backs up Elis Regina in this early set of bossa tracks recorded in 1965. Elis is young, but her voice has already hit the depth of feeling that would mark her as one of the best jazz vocalists in Brazil. Tracks include versions of Edu Lobo's "Cheganca", "Zam ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Elis Regina, Luiz Eca, Marcos Valle, Joyce, et alVeu De Noiva ... CD
Mercury (Japan), 1969. Used ... $29.99
An incredible soundtrack – and the beginning of a huge subgenre in Brazilian music! This album features some amazing cuts cut by some of our favorite Brazilian artists – and it was a very successful soundtrack to a popular soap opera at the time. It features an amazing mix of music, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Maria RitaElo ... LP
Warner/Polysom (Brazil), 2011. New Copy ... $29.99
Easily the best record so far from Maria Rita – a set that really pushes her talents a lot, and reaches for a wider range of expression! The vocals are still very much at the forefront – that great legacy from mother Elis Regina, with a similar heavenly approach that works with just ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Super heavy pressing – and first time on vinyl!)

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Dom Um RomaoDom Um Romao/Spirit Of The Times ... CD
Muse/Soul Brother (UK), 1972/1973. New Copy ... $16.99
A pair of amazing records from percussionist Dom Um Romao – back to back in a single set! The self-titled Dom Um Romao is an unbelievably fantastic album, and perhaps the greatest one that Dom Um Romao ever cut! Dom recorded this set in America with a blend of Brazilian and New York ... read more CD

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Sonia RosaBossa Rosa De Sonia ... CD
Continental/Warner (Brazil), 1967. New Copy ... $3.99
A rare 60s album by the lovely Sonia Rosa – lots of sweet bossa tunes, handled with a very light touch! The set's got Rosa singing and playing acoustic guitar in front of larger backings by Chiquinho Moraes – nice and jazzy on most of the tracks, with a sound that pushes Rosa past the ... read more CD

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Sa & GuarabyraSucessos ... CD
Som Livre (Brazil), 1970s/1980s. Used ... $9.99
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(Out of print.)

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Sa & GuarabyraNova Serie ... CD
Warner/Rhino (Brazil), 2007. Used ... $7.99
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Wanda de SahSoftly ... LP
Capitol, 1965. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A lost bossa classic from Wanda De Sah – aka Wanda Sa, the wife of Edu Lobo, and a singer who worked with Sergio Mendes in his pre-Brasil 66 days! The album's got a wonderfully laidback feel – languid, yet jazzy, with the feel of some of Astrud Gilberto's best work on Verve, yet with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Dom SalvadorDom Salvador Trio (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Bomba (Japan), 1965. Used ... $14.99
An excellent early album from Brazilian jazz pianist Dom Salvador! The record is one of Salvador's greatest, and it's quite different than his later fusion work from the 70s – a crackling bossa trio session with a very firey groove. The group features some excellent bass work by Edson Lobo ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Moacir SantosOuro Negro ... CD
Adventure Music, 1960s/1970s/1990s. Used 2CD ... $6.99
A fantastic collection of work by one of Brazil's greatest arrangers ever! Moacir Santos had an approach that was unlike anyone else – more complicated than Jobim, but with a gentle honesty that made any style sound spontaneous in his hands. The 2CD package features new versions of work ... read more CD
(Barcode has a promotional sticker.)

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Moacir SantosSaudade ... LP
Blue Note, 1974. Very Good+ ... $19.99
One of the rare Blue Note gems from Brazilian arranger/composer Moacir Santos – an album of incredible warmth and charm, with a sound that's hardly been duplicated again! Santos is usually best known for his early bossa arrangements in the 60s, but here he's working in the US – hitting ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Lucas SanttanaSem Nostalgia ... CD
Mais Um Discos (UK), 2009. New Copy Gatefold ... $11.99
Another bold leap forward for Lucas Santtana – a Brazilian artist who really blows our mind with each new release! It's been a few years since we last heard from Lucas, but it's clear he's been doing plenty during the time – coming up with fresh new ideas, working on some English-based ... read more CD

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Saxsambistas BrasileirosCarnival Fantastico ... LP
Epic, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
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(Cover has tape on the spine and a promo sticker on back.)

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Lalo SchifrinBossa Nova Groove ... CD
Ubatuqui (Spain), 1962. New Copy ... $14.99
Great CD that brings together 2 rare bossa sessions by the great Lalo Schifrin! One of these was originally issued under Schifrin's name on the Audio Fidelity label, the other was issued under Eddie Harris' name on Vee Jay – and they're both great bossa jazz instrumental sessions! At the ... read more CD

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New Secos & MolhadosSecos & Molhados (1973) (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Continental/Polysom (Brazil), 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $38.99
A Brazilian rock classic! The band had a very sophisticated sound that mixes nice vocal production with spare arrangements supported by guitar, piano, and bass. The sound is difficult to describe – but the record has some extremely compelling songwriting, and great vocal work that carries ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Serguei (Sergio Augusto Bustamante)Psicodelico 1966 to 1975 ... LP
Groovie (Spain), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $13.99
Rare psych and otherwise trippy rock from Sergio Augusto Bustamente – aka Serguei – recordings made for Polydor Brazil and smaller labels from the mid 60s to mid 70s! Like a lot of our favorite global psych era rock, the freaky elements are balanced nicely with solid production values ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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SibaAvante ... CD
Mais Um Discos (UK), 2013. New Copy Gatefold ... $10.99
Sublime sounds from Siba – a contemporary Brazilian artist, but one who comes across with all the charm of the 70s MPB generation! Instrumentation on the set is relatively spare, but very inventive – guitar lines and viola from Siba – mixed with quartet instrumentation that ... read more CD

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SimoneAo Vivo (EMI PAC Edition) ... CD
EMI/Odeon (Brazil), 1979. Used ... $8.99
Live work from Simone – caught at the height of her 70s powers, and recorded in a wonderfully dramatic setting! A smaller group with keyboards from Nelson Ayers is expanded by a fair bit of strings on stage – in an approach that's almost similar to that used by Maria Bethania on some ... read more CD
(Packaged in a beautifully unique case!)

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Roberto SionRoberto Sion (1981) ... LP
Som Da Gente (Brazil), 1981. Near Mint- ... $16.99
Strong work from Brazilian reed player Roberto Sion – one of the leading lights of the 80s fusion scene, and a great player with a lot of depth! The set's got the feel of other Som Da Gente albums from the time – far more than just a jazz album, with lots of weird twists and turns and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Claudette SoaresClaudette (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Philips/Think (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... $32.99
Very groovy work from the lovely Claudette Soares! Claudette was one of Brazil's best pop singers of the late 60s – and although she could be said to work in the bossa/samba mode, her records also have a lot of touches from other global pop influences, especially the Brit Easy and French pop ... read more CD

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Claudette SoaresClaudette Soares No. 3 (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Philips/Think (Japan), 1970. New Copy ... $32.99
Tremendously beautiful work from Claudette Soares – and just the kind of record to show why she was different than some of her contemporaries in Brazil! The album's got a nice little groove on most numbers – even the mellower ones – a style that's a bit like the best Blue Brazil ... read more CD

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Claudette SoaresFeitinha Pro Sucesso Ou Quem Nao E A Maior Tem Que Ser A Melhor (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Philips/Think (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... $32.99
One of the grooviest records ever from Claudette Soares – and that's saying a heck of a lot, given the amount of groovy work she recorded! The set features backings from the Briamonte Orchestra – who are great in blending subtle funk with larger orchestrations – at a level that ... read more CD

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Claudette SoaresGil Chico Veloso Por Claudette (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Philips/Think (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... $32.99
A legendary moment in the history of MPB – as older Brazilian singer Claudette Soares turns towards the work of groundbreaking singer/songwriters Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso, and Chico Buarque! The set was recorded in the heart of the Tropicalia years – and although the record isn't ... read more CD

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Elza SoaresElza Soares (1974) (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Tapecar/Discobertas (Brazil), 1974. New Copy ... $11.99
Standout samba from Elza Soares – a cracker of an album from the mid 70s, and exactly the best sort of record to get you started appreciating her talents! Elza's got a great blend here – some of the soulful elements of her samba contemporaries, mixed with a bit of the fullness of ... read more CD

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Elza SoaresPilao + Raca = Elza (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Tapecar/Discobertas (Brazil), 1977. New Copy ... $11.99
One of the best albums we've ever heard from Brazilian singer Elza Soares – a great blend of rootsy samba and jazzy 70s electric arrangements, handled in a style that's warm and bubbling, and which really brings a different sound to Elza! Keyboards and arrangements are handled by Gilson ... read more CD

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Luciana SouzaBrazilian Duos III ... CD
Sunnyside, 2012. Used ... $8.99
The third set of Brazilian duets from vocalist Luciana Souza – and maybe the loveliest so far! The album's got a really great stripped-down approach – with different varieties of acoustic guitar from Toninho Horta, Romero Lubambo, and Marco Pereira – all used gently alongside ... read more CD
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New Tamba 4Samba Blim ... CD
CTI/A&M (Japan), 1968/1998. Used ... $18.99
An incredible album by the Tamba 4 – one of 2 albums the Brazilian bossa combo did in the US for A&M Records, during the brief time when they were expanded to a quartet from the original Tamba Trio lineup! The set is completely sublime – a wonderful mix of the group's trademark ... read more CD

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New Tamba TrioAvanco ... CD
Philips (Japan), 1963. New Copy ... $13.99
A seminal set from one of the greatest bossa combos ever – a group who could boast sharp instrumentation and warm vocal harmonies too! The mix of sounds is completely sublime – jazzy piano trio sounds at the core, topped by soaring harmonies from the members of the trio – a ... read more CD

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Tamba TrioMiraculous Tamba Trio (Tempo/Tamba Trio/Avanco) ... CD
Philips/El (Brazil), 1962/1963/1964/1966. New Copy ... $13.99
Nearly 3 albums' worth of music from the legendary Tamba Trio – one of the grooviest groups in the 60s bossa years in Brazil! The trio are quite unique – in that they not only play upbeat bossa rhythms, but also harmonize along with their grooves – in a soaringly sublime quality ... read more CD

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Sebastiao TapajosSambas & Bossas On Guitar ... CD
Tropical (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $8.99
A collection of warm and wonderful bossa work from guitarist Sebastiao Tapajos – most of it recorded with a sweetly jazzy sound! The work here is from the late 70s and early 80s – and it features Tapajos on guitar on all numbers, joined by a shifting array of guests who include Paulo ... read more CD

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Benjamim TaubkinAl Qantara/A Ponte/The Bridge – Brazil & Morrocco ... CD
Adventure Music, 2014. New Copy ... $12.99 15.99
A beautiful set that delivers exactly what it promises in the title – a wonderful criss-crossing of Brazilian and Moroccan modes – all with a vibe that's quite different than previous records from pianist Benjamim Taubkin! Many tracks are long, and flow with a wonderful blend – ... read more CD

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Teca & RicardoCade O Povo ... LP
Pulp Flavor/Dare Dare (France), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $15.99
Sweetly jazzy Brazilian grooves from the team of Teca & Ricardo – a lovely album recorded in France in the mid 70s, and unheard for years! The feel here is not that dissimilar from some of the recent work by Tom & Joyce, or classic work by the team of Jaime & Nair – Teca's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Mario TellesMario Telles ... CD
CBS/Rev-Ola (UK), 1964. New Copy ... $4.99
The one and only solo album by Mario Telles – brother of the better-known Sylvia Telles, but an equally great bossa singer on his own! This rare date from the 60s features some wonderful arrangements by Baden Powell, Moacir Santos, and Astor Silva – all of whom bring Mario into some ... read more CD

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New Sylvia TellesBossa Balanco Balada ... CD
Elenco/Universal (Japan), 1963. New Copy ... $13.99
One of the best records ever by Sylvia Telles – a very tight set of bossa grooves, with some warm and complicated arrangements by the great Moacir Santos! Santos' influence on the session is felt especially on the tracks that feature him soloing on alto and flute – adding in some dark ... read more CD

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New Sylvia TellesSerie Bis Bossa Nova ... CD
EMI (Brazil), Late 50s. Used 2CD ... $13.99
28 tracks by one of the loveliest ladies to ever sing bossa nova! Sylvia was one of the first big Brazilian singers to embrace the bossa genre –a key bridge between the romantic styles of earlier years, and the lighter mode of later ones – and this excellent 2CD set features a great ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Sylvia TellesU.S.A. ... CD
Philips (Brazil), 1961. Used ... $28.99
Japanese reissue of this early Sylvia Telles bossa session, recorded in the US, with accompaniment by Barney Kessel, Bill Hitchcock, and Calvin Jackson. The set's got a good jazzy feel, and Sylvia's voice is nice and strong, as on her best early recordings. The record's a darn tough one to find ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Terra TrioTerra A Vista (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Elenco/Think (Brazil), 1969. New Copy ... $32.99
Late harmony vocals from the 60s bossa scene in Brazil – the only album we've ever seen by this obscure trio, but a set we'd put right up there next to the best work by Tamba Trio or MBP4! Like both of those groups, these guys have a style that's rooted in jazz harmony modes from the ... read more CD

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Toquinho & ViniciusPersonalidade ... CD
Polygram/Philips (Brazil), Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $11.99
A nice collection of work by the team of Toquinho and Vinicius De Moraes – featuring tracks from their Philips recordings, dated 1967 to 1983. Titles include "Meu Pranto Rolou", "Aquarela", "Samba Da Bencao", "As Cores De Abril", "Adeus", and ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Toquinho & Vinicius De MoraesToquinho & Vinicius De Moraes ... CD
RGE/Vogue (France), 1987. Used ... $11.99
Toquinho and Vinicius De Moraes keep the bossa flame alive long into the 70s – crafting a perfectly dreamy set of tunes together on this early LP, working in a mode that's similar to that which Jobim used with Vinicius, but also with some of the more intellectual touches of some of Baden ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Trio 3DTema 3D (Japanese version) ... CD
RCA (Japan), 1964. Used ... $26.99
A bossa combo that will keep you grooving forever! This crack mid 60s trio are of the same vintage as work by Brazilian legends like Sambalanco Trio, Milton Banana Trio, Bossa Tres, and other important bossa groups – and they have the added importance of being led by pianist Antonio Adolfo, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Caterina Valente & Luiz BonfaCaterina Valente & Luiz Bonfa ... CD
EMI/Odeon (Brazil), 1964. Used ... $15.99
We're not usually fans of Caterina Valente, but we really dig this obscure 60s album – recorded with sweet and gentle guitar backings from Luiz Bonfa – and done as a bossa record with a lighter touch than some of Caterina's other albums! Orchestrations are by Addy Flor, and the album ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Marcos ValleBraziliance! (original pressing) ... LP
Warner, 1967. Sealed ... $49.99
One of the most important early albums by Marcos Valle – a set of instrumental tracks recorded with lots of acoustic guitar! Even though Valle was well known as a singer and composer of bossa nova tunes, the set instead focuses on his instrumental work – recording his guitar ala Jobim ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed 60s pressing! Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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Marcos ValleMarcos Valle (1970) (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Odeon/Light In The Attic, 1970. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $18.99
Some of the most brilliantly baroque work ever recorded by Marcos Valle – an obscure 1970 album that collects together tunes from a few of his odd soundtrack experiments of the late 60s, plus a few others that are in a very similar vein! Marcos is really going over the top here – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy gatefold pressing – with notes, lyrics, and a great cover that's even better than the original!)

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New Marcos ValleMarcos Valle (1974) ... CD
Odeon/EMI (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $13.99
An excellent album from Marcos Valle – and one of his rarest! The album is extremely hard to describe, but it's kind of a baroque extension of his groundbreaking work in the early 70s, with some of the best songwriting of his career, and majestic arrangements that sound great behind his ever- ... read more CD

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New Marcos ValleMustang Cor De Sangue ... CD
EMI (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... $13.99
One of the greatest records ever by the legendary Marcos Valle – a set of pure genius that's beyond description – easily one of the key records that's got him so well-remembered in recent years! The record takes Valle's earlier bossa style, and filters it through a late 60s sense of ... read more CD

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New Marcos ValleO Compositor E O Cantor (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Odeon/Universal (Japan), 1965. New Copy ... $13.99
Stunning early work by the great Marcos Valle – a dreamy bit of bossa that virtually defines the genre! The album's one of the first to feature Marcos as a singer – a showcase for his work as a "cantor" after his reputation had been building as a composer – and the ... read more CD

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New Marcos VallePrevisao Do Tempo ... CD
EMI (Japan), 1973. New Copy ... $13.99
An insanely wonderful album that will always remain one of the all-time favorites of the Dusty Groove staff! This beautiful batch of tracks by Brazilian singer/songwriter Marcos Valle has him pushing waaaay past his bossa work of the 60s – into a cool 70s mix of electronics and sexy scoring, ... read more CD

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New Marcos ValleSamba Demais (plus bonus track) ... CD
Odeon/EMI (Japan), 1964. New Copy ... $13.99
Rare early work from the great Marcos Valle – and one of his first-ever albums! The record's very much in a moody bossa mode, and the orchestrations are wonderful – light, but never sleepy – really done with that unique new bent that Brazilian artists were using at the time, best ... read more CD

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New Marcos ValleSerie Bis Bossa Nova ... CD
EMI (Brazil), 1960s/Early 70s. Used 2CD ... $12.99
A whopping great collection of work by the great Marcos Valle – and a wonderfully priced way to dip into his rich career! The package features 28 tunes from Marcos' groundbreaking years at the Odeon label – starting with his early rare bossa sides from the mid 60s, moving into his ... read more CD

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Marcos Valle & Stacey KentMarcos Valle & Stacey Kent Ao Vivo – Comemorando Os 50 Anos De Marcos Valle ... CD
Sony (Brazil), 2013. New Copy ... $24.99
A really wonderful collaboration – completely unexpected, and a fresh chapter in the career of both artists too! The set was done in celebration of Marcos Valle's 50 years in music – and features Marcos himself on acoustic piano and a bit of vocals, Stacey Kent on lead vocals, and some ... read more CD

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New Marcos Valle & Victor BiglioneLive In Montreal ... CD
Rob (Brazil), 2000. Used ... $6.99
A recent live recording by Marcos Valle – surprisingly strong, and proof that his refound magic is not just a process of studio work! If you've seen Marcos live in recent years, you'll really love the set – as it captures the aging sadness in his voice, the time-tired phrasing that's ... read more CD

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New Caetano VelosoA Bossa De Caetano ... CD
Polydor (Brazil), 2000. Used ... $6.99
Sure, Caetano's mostly associated with the immediate post-bossa era – when he was breaking new trends in music with his Tropicalia work – but he's also a pretty great hand with an old bossa ditty, and the music is a perfect platform for his intimate vocals and guitar work. This tasty ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Caetano VelosoAbracaco ... CD
Nonesuch, 2012. New Copy ... $16.99 18.98
Really tremendous work from Caetano Veloso – an album as striking as its cover image, and a record that shows that, yet again, Veloso is one of the few of his generation who's kept growing as a creative artist! The sound is wonderful – very similar to the recent albums Ce and Zii & ... read more CD
Also available Abracaco (Brazilian pressing) ... CD 18.99

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Caetano VelosoAbracaco (Brazilian pressing) ... CD
Universal (Brazil), 2012. Used ... $18.99
Really tremendous work from Caetano Veloso – an album as striking as its cover image, and a record that shows that, yet again, Veloso is one of the few of his generation who's kept growing as a creative artist! The sound is wonderful – very similar to the recent albums Ce and Zii & ... read more CD
(Includes original slipcase.)
Also available Abracaco ... CD 16.99

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New Caetano VelosoCaetano Veloso (1967) (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Philips (Japan), 1967. New Copy ... $13.99
One of the building blocks of the late 60s Tropicalia scene in Brazil – and a standout solo debut from the young Caetano Veloso! The album's got an approach that's as dynamic and trippy as its cover image might imply – the same amazing blend of sounds and styles you'd hear on ... read more CD

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New Caetano VelosoCaetano Veloso (1969) (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Philips (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... $13.99
An album of pure genius – easily one of the greatest Brazilian albums ever, and a landmark set from the Tropicalia years! There's a brilliance here that's hard to describe accurately – quite possibly because the young Caetano Veloso is experimenting with so many new ideas, the album ... read more CD

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New Caetano VelosoCinema Transcendental (with bonus track) ... CD
Philips (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... $13.99
Caetano Veloso at the end of the 70s – still sounding wonderful, but in ways that are quite different from his earliest albums! The sound here is more restrained, and more mature – a beautiful example of the songwriting strength that Veloso evolved as his career moved on – tunes ... read more CD

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Caetano VelosoLivro ... CD
Polygram (Japan), 1997. New Copy ... $13.99
A great 90s album by Caetano Veloso – a beautiful re-awakening of his genius in the later years of his career! The sound here is as fresh, creative, and personal as on some of Veloso's best post-Tropicalia albums of the 70s – served up in a blend of spare percussion, edgey guitars, and ... read more CD

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Caetano VelosoMuito (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Philips (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $13.99
A late 70s gem from Caetano Veloso – masterfully understated, and handled in a mature "no tricks" mode, one that he began adopting strongly as he increased his abilities in songwriting and arranging in the latter half of the decade! The tracks are less crazy than on earlier records ... read more CD

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Caetano VelosoMuitos Carnavais (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Philips (Japan), 1977. Used ... $14.99
A lively album that mixes Caetano's rich songwriting style with a hard percussive base – a more grooving approach than usual – which gives the tracks a fast jumpy feel, and gives even more power to Caetano's strong vocals! There's some slight post-Tropicalia touches at time – a ... read more CD
(Includes obi.)
Also available Muitos Carnavais (with bonus tracks) ... CD 13.99

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New Caetano VelosoMuitos Carnavais (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Philips (Japan), 1977. New Copy ... $13.99
A lively album that mixes Caetano's rich songwriting style with a hard percussive base – a more grooving approach than usual – which gives the tracks a fast jumpy feel, and gives even more power to Caetano's strong vocals! There's some slight post-Tropicalia touches at time – a ... read more CD
Also available Muitos Carnavais (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD 14.99

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Caetano VelosoMultishow Ao Vivo – Abracaco ... CD
Universal (Brazil), 2013. New Copy ... $24.99
Caetano Veloso looks like a bit of an old geezer on the back cover of this live set – but damn if he isn't still one of the most exciting talents in the world, even alongside most of the contemporary generation too! The performance is a concert that's very much in the spirit of the studio ... read more CD
Also available Multishow Ao Vivo – Abracaco (DVD) ... DVD 32.99

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Caetano VelosoOutras Palavras ... CD
Philips (Japan), 1981. New Copy ... $13.99
Pure, simple genius from Caetano Veloso – a record that doesn't have all the striking elements of the early years, but which is equally powerful in its own right! Caetano's got a directness with his songwriting and vocals that's really wonderful – an ability to bring a bit of soul into ... read more CD

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Caetano VelosoQualquer Coisa (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Universal (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... $13.99
A really overlooked album from Caetano Veloso – one that's quite different than the more experimental modes of records like his Tropicalia sets, or his Araca Azul record – but with a unique charm that makes it every bit as special as those! The set's quite stripped-down and personal ... read more CD

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New Caetano VelosoTotalmente Demais – Ao Vivo ... CD
Philips/Universal (Japan), 1986. New Copy ... $13.99
A fantastic live set from Caetano Veloso – done in a very spare style, like some of his best work of the time! The album's a great return to basics after use of a rock band on some of Veloso's previous records – and features just Caetano's magical vocals with solo guitar backing – ... read more CD

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New Caetano VelosoUns ... CD
Philips/Universal (Japan), 1983. New Copy ... $13.99
An extremely poetic little set from Caetano Veloso – very personal, and with some nice play with language on some of the album's best tracks – almost recalling his best intimate moments of the 70s! A few tracks are a bit more upbeat – with keyboards and a bit more electricity ... read more CD

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New Caetano Veloso & Gilberto GilTropicalia 2 (US pressing) ... CD
Philips, 1993. Used ... $7.99
Well, it's not the 60s anymore – but this is still a wonderful album that reunites Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil in the spirit of their Tropicalia years – done in a style that shows that creative invention was still alive in MPB during the 90s! There's echoes here of modes to come by ... read more CD
(BMG Direct pressing.)
 
 



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