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New Mario AdnetAmazonia ... CD
Adventure Music, 2013. New Copy .... $12.99 15.99
One of the most beautiful albums we've ever heard from Mario Adnet – a set done with some great expanded orchestrations – and key help from guests who include Roberta Sa, Monica Salmaso, and Lenine! The tunes have this spacious, expansive feel that really lives up to the Amazon promise ... read more CD

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Mario Adnet & Philippe Baden PowellAfro Samba Jazz – The Music Of Baden Powell ... CD
Adventure Music, 2009. New Copy .... $12.99 15.99
A wonderful tribute to the music of Baden Powell – way different than the simple solo acoustic set that you might normally get – and instead, a cool batch of larger arrangements that showcase a totally different side of Powell's tunes! The album's a great reminder that amidst some of ... read more CD

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Maucha Adnet & Helio AlvesMilagre ... CD
Zoho, 2013. New Copy .... $14.99 15.99
Maucha sings and Helio plays – in a sweet set that makes for a wonderfully warm and stripped down batch of Brazilian vocals! The album's got a sound that's a bit different than the usual bossa outing – given Helio's rich touch on the piano, which isn't afraid to go for bolder notes at ... read more CD

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Antonio Adolfo & A BrazucaAntonio Adolfo E A Brazuca (1970) ... CD
Odeon/EMI (Brazil), 1970. New Copy .... $3.99
A lost treasure from Antiono Adolfo – keyboard player, arranger, and one of the greatest Brazilian talents of his generation! Adolfo's sound and style is contemporaneous with the best work of Marcos Valle, Edu Lobo, and others – and like them, he has an approach that mixes together ... read more CD
(This is a copy controlled CD.)

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AirtoFingers (remastered edition) ... CD
CTI, 1973. New Copy Gatefold .... $10.99 11.98
One of Airto's greatest records ever – a really hard hitting batch of tracks that mix sharp-edged fusion lines with some earthier Brazilian percussion touches – all in a way that nicely steps off of Airto's first few American releases, and warms the groove up with a nice dose of ... read more CD
(Remastered CTI 40th Anniversary edition. First time on CD in the US!)

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AirtoLatino – Aqui Se Puede ... CD
Montuno, 1984. New Copy .... $9.99 13.99
An overlooked gem from Airto – recorded after his 70s years on bigger labels, but a set that almost tops all of them in the end! There's a wonderful mix going on here – a blend of rootsy and electric, and Latin and Brazilian – the former clearly from the placement of the record ... read more CD

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Johnny AlfJohnny Alf (with bonus track) ... CD
Rozenblit/Mr Bongo (UK), 1966. New Copy .... $11.99 19.99
A 60s bossa classic from Johnny Alf – a set that really showcases the bluer side of bossa at the time! The set's got a rich, sophisticated sort of sound – right up there with the best Elenco or Forma vocal sessions of the 60s, thanks to orchestrations by Jose Briamonte, which move ... read more CD
Also available Johnny Alf ... LP 16.99

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Lucas ArrudaSambadi – Original Brazilian Groove Series Vol 1 ... CD
Favorite (France), 2012. New Copy .... $19.99
A contemporary set, but one that sparkles with all the best brilliance of the 70s scene in Brazil – and that includes such heady company as Marcos Valle, Azymuth, and Joao Donato! As with all those artists at the time, Lucas Arruda has a groove that's strongly based on Fender Rhodes – ... read more CD

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AzymuthLight As A Feather (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Milestone/Far Out (UK), 1979. New Copy .... $16.99
One of Azymuth's best-remembered albums from their American years on Milestone – a really killer classic that beautifully blends Brazilian and American styles of fusion! There's a simple, elegant feel to these tunes that takes off nicely from the group's previous album for Atlantic in Brazil ... read more CD
(Remixed and remastered version – with better sound than ever!)
Also available Light As A Feather (180 gram vinyl) ... LP 18.99

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Paulo BaguncaPaulo Bagunca E A Tropa Maldita ... CD
Continental/Discos Mariposa (Argentina), 1973. New Copy .... $9.99
A Brazilian underground classic from the early 70s – mindblowing work that mixes heavy percussion with lots of guitar – in a style that's samba soul one minute, but heavier rock the next! There's a bit of a Jorge Ben influence going on at times – particularly in the way the ... read more CD

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Milton Banana (aka Miltinho)Rhythm & The Sound Of Bossa Nova ... CD
Ubatuqui/Audio Fidelity (Spain), 1963. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
An excellent album of hard bossa cuts – played by drummer Milton Banana, but originally issued under the name Miltinho! The band is a quartet led by Oscar Castro-Neves – with some nice piano by him, and some excellent alto work by the great Leo Wright! The record's a prime example of ... read more CD

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New Maria BethaniaCarta De Amor Vol 1 ... CD
Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2013. New Copy .... $21.99
Right from the start, Maria Bethania showed herself as an artist who could almost shine better in a live setting than a studio one – from her early records, to famous albums that helped define the sound of MPB, to recent gems like this one – which has the singer still very much at the ... read more CD
Also available
Carta De Amor Vol 2 ... CD 21.99
Carta De Amor (DVD) ... DVD 26.99

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New Maria BethaniaCarta De Amor Vol 2 ... CD
Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2013. New Copy .... $21.99
Right from the start, Maria Bethania showed herself as an artist who could almost shine better in a live setting than a studio one – from her early records, to famous albums that helped define the sound of MPB, to recent gems like this one – which has the singer still very much at the ... read more CD
Also available
Carta De Amor Vol 1 ... CD 21.99
Carta De Amor (DVD) ... DVD 26.99

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Chico BuarqueConstrucao ... CD
Philips (Brazil), 1972. New Copy .... $14.99
If you've ever been wondering which album to get by Chico Buarque – this is it! The record's a stunning batch of sophisticated sides, done in collaboration with Roberto Menescal, and with help from Jobim and MPB4! The album builds on the style of Buarque's excellent late 60s songwriting, ... read more CD
(Note: the CD has a few slight dips in sound at times, very brief and nothing major – and this is an issue with the original mastering of the record.)

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New Chico Buarque & Ennio MorriconePer Un Pugno Di Samba ... CD
RCA/BMG (Brazil), 1970. New Copy .... $18.99
An amazing record – one that stands as one of Chico Buarque's greatest from the 70s! The set was recorded in Italy in 1970 – and features Chico singing lead vocals over backings handled by Ennio Morricone – all in a style that's a perfect blend of MPB with the best elements of ... read more CD

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New Chico Buarque/Nara Leao/Maria BethaniaQuando O Carnaval Chegar ... CD
Universal (Brazil), 1972. New Copy .... $19.99
A fantastic soundtrack recorded in the immediate post-Tropicalia years – featuring some of the best early 70s work by Chico Buarque, Nara Leao, Maria Bethania, and others! The cover has a mad image with Buarque, Leao, and Bethania in top hats and shiny uniforms – and the music follows ... read more CD

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Celly CampelloEstupido Cupido (6CD set) ... CD
EMI/Discobertas (Brazil), 1959/1960/1961/1968. New Copy 6 CDs .... $54.99
A wealth of early work from the lovely Celly Campello – one of the biggest girl pop icons in the Brazilian scene of the 60s! Celly's work is more inspired by American rock and roll than previous Brazilian styles – and as such, these records are a crucial part in the formation of the ... read more CD

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New Nana, Dori & Danilo CaymmiCaymmi ... CD
Som Livre (Brazil), 2013. New Copy .... $18.99
The Caymmis do a great job of summing up their family legacy here – working on a set of tunes mostly written by the elder Dorival Caymmi, but given a set of youthful arrangements by Dori Caymmi – and sung beautifully by all three members of the family! Vocals alternate nicely – ... read more CD

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CelesteCinco E Triste Da Manha ... CD
Tapecar/Amazon (Brazil), Early 70s. New Copy .... $2.99
Moody female vocals from Brazil – a great early 70s album with a dreamy feel and a nice electric touch! In a way, the album's a fair bit like the Ana Mazzotti album from the same period, with a mix of some funky scatting vocal numbers, and other tunes that are more laidback, but which fit ... read more CD

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Cravo E CanelaPreco De Cada Um (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Disques Dessinee (Japan), 1977. New Copy .... $24.99
'A great little Brazilian group from the 70s – one who continues the harmony styles of Sergio Mendes in the 60s, but takes the music into some groovy new directions! The sounds here are more samba than bossa – with guitar and percussion dancing nicely together in the rhythms as group ... read more CD

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New Vanessa Da MataSegue O Som ... CD
Sony (Brazil), 2014. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
Really wonderful work from Vanessa Da Mata – a Brazilian singer who just seems to get better and better over the years! The set features sublime production from guitarist Liminha and bassist Kassin – the latter of whom always has this amazing way of folding things together, so that ... read more CD

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New Vanessa Da MataVanessa Da Mata Canta Tom Jobim ... CD
Sony (Brazil), 2013. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
Wonderful stuff – a set that represents a real maturation for Vanessa Da Mata – a stronger link to Brazilian tradition than before, yet still with a vibe that hanks onto the contemporary energy that's always made us love her records! As the title indicates, the set's a batch of classic ... read more CD

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Moreira Da SilvaAnos 50 (3CD set) ... CD
Discobertas (Brazil), 1950s. New Copy 3 CDs .... $39.99
A great collection of vintage work from Brazilian singer Moreira Da Silva – including a fair bit of tracks originally only issued as 78rpm singles! The collection features two CDs' worth of material from 78s, plus the full album O Tal from later in the decade – but even that is ... read more CD

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New Martinho Da VilaEnredo ... CD
Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2014. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
Soulful samba from the great Martinho Da Vila – still every bit as joyous and lively as during his famous years of the 70s! The album's a rock-solid set from start to finish – and really lives up to Martinho's long musical legacy, which hasn't dimmed a bit – while also finding ... read more CD

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Wilson Das NevesSe Me Chamar O Sorte ... CD
Universal (Brazil), 2013. New Copy .... $24.99
Beautiful work from Wilson Das Neves – as mature and poised as his image on the cover, but still filled with the depth and soul we remember from years back! The vocals have this raspy charm that definitely underscores Wilson's years on this planet – and the backings have this warmth ... read more CD

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Paulinho Da ViolaA Toda Hora Rola Uma Estoria ... CD
Warner (Brazil), 1982. New Copy .... $11.99
One of those great records where Paulinho Da Viola wonderfully demonstrates why he's so different than some of his contemporaries – a samba singer at heart, but also a poet with a depth that goes way beyond the usual! The tunes here have a simple sort of start, but often unfold with a ... read more CD

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Paulinho Da ViolaPaulinho Da Viola (1981) ... CD
Warner (Brazil), 1981. New Copy .... $18.99
Wonderfully warm work from Paulinho Da Viola – an overlooked gem from the early 80s, and a set that bristles with all the classic energy of his music from the decade before! The overall sound is strongly acoustic – loads of great percussion underneath the guitar and vocals, with only a ... read more CD

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Paulinho Da ViolaPrisma Luminoso ... CD
Warner (Brazil), 1983. New Copy .... $16.99
A record that acts just like its title – as the set really helps focus the brilliance of Paulinho Da Viola into bright rays of color – showing different tones and feelings with each new tune on the set! By that, we don't mean that the album's schizophrenic – just that it's got a ... read more CD

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Gisele De SantiVermelhos E Demais Matizes (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Disques Dessinee (Japan), 2013. New Copy .... $19.99
Really lovely sounds from Gisele De Santi – a singer with a voice that's warm and lyrical, but which has a nice sort of edge as well – this sensibility that really keeps things interesting, even on the mellower tunes – at a level that takes us back to older Brazilian singers like ... read more CD

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DeodatoImpulso! ... CD
Ubatuqui (Spain), 1964/1998. New Copy .... $15.99
Incredible early work by Deodato! This record's got the maestro picking up the Hammond organ, and playing with a samba/bossa group – for a sound that's similar to Walter Wanderley's Brazilian recordings, but which have a bit more going on in the instrumental department – thanks to some ... read more CD

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Eumir DeodatoInutil Paisagem (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Philips/Think (Japan), 1964. New Copy Gatefold .... $32.99
Beautiful airy bossa! This album's a 1964 session of straight piano bossa tracks by Deodato, with production by Roberto Quartin – and a sound that's a lot more mellow and fragile than his other records from the time! Deodato is amazingly restrained in his playing, and sticks to only piano ... read more CD

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New Joao DonatoBad Donato ... CD
Blue Thumb/Dubas (Brazil), 1970. New Copy .... $22.99
A wickedly funky album from Joao Donato – quite different than his earlier bossa sessions, and recorded in LA with a sweet jazzy bounce! The album's overflowing with great keyboard work – and Joao plays both piano and organ, in a group that includes percussion from Emil Richards, who ... read more CD

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Joao Donato, Carlos Lyra, Marcos Valle, & RobertoOs Bossa Nova ... CD
Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2008. New Copy .... $22.99
A really warm and wonderful little record – one that features the collaborative talents of these four bossa nova giants, all coming together in a really relaxed, intimate setting! Although most of these artists didn't work together in the 60s, they all share a very similar spirit, and come ... read more CD

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New EkundayoEkundayo ... CD
SESC (Brazil), 2013. New Copy .... $22.99
A really amazing project, with roots in a number of different styles – and a quality that's quite unlike anything else we've ever heard before! The group's got a trans-American vibe – contributions from US musicians like Scotty Hard, Melvin Gibbs, and Rob Mazurek, mixed with percussion ... read more CD
Also available Ekundayo ... LP 12.99

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Erica & Chiqhinho Et Les Show RioBrazil 77 ... CD
Vadim (France), 1977. New Copy .... $11.99
Breezy bossa from late 70s Paris – a rare European session from Rio ex-patriots Erica Norimar and Chiquinho Timoteo! The record's got a warmly jazzy glow that takes full advantage of the vocals of both artists – trading them back and forth on the more lively tunes, in a way that's ... read more CD

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Barbara EugeniaE O Que Temos ... CD
Oi (Brazil), 2013. New Copy .... $18.99
A beautiful debut from singer Barbara Eugenia – a contemporary Brazilian singer, but one who really seems to find a way to let classic modes ripple through her music – a style that really takes us back to some of our favorite female singers of the 60s – yet served up with an ... read more CD

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EvaEva (1974) ... CD
EMI/Odeon (Brazil), 1974. New Copy .... $3.99
Sweet 70s grooving from Brazilian singer Eva – a bit of soul, a bit of easy, all styled together nicely by orchestrations from the magical maestro Gaya! Gaya's work here is similar to his best backings for other artists in the Blue Brazil generation – a mix of American pop, post-bossa ... read more CD
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Djalma FerreiraDrink Em Sao Paolo Etc – Anos 60 (7CD set) ... CD
Discos Drink/Discobertas (Brazil), 1960s. New Copy 7 CDs .... $92.99
Totally cool, totally wonderful – and a massive set of hardly-heard work from Brazilian keyboardist Djalma Ferreira! Djalma's a name that's not nearly as well-known in the states as Walter Wanderley – but he got his start well before Walter, working in some 50s modes that were mighty ... read more CD

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Manfredo FestAfter Hours (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Daybreak/P-Vine (Japan), 1972. New Copy .... $28.99
Sweet keyboard genius from the legendary Manfredo Fest – an early 70s effort that's got a really wonderful groove! The style here is a bit like some of the best CTI recordings during their early years with A&M – kind of an update of 60s bossa that features full, warm, jazzy ... read more CD

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Festa Do ChorinhoFesta Do Chorinho Vol 1 ... CD
Discobertas (Brazil), 2013. New Copy .... $15.99
A great revival of older choro modes – played in a style that's quite faithful to the original, and which is recorded in a spare, simple style that's mighty nice! The set's oddly missing notes on the musicians, but instrumentation includes lots of percussion on tamborim, sweet lyrical lines ... read more CD

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Festa Do ChorinhoFesta Do Chorinho Vol 2 ... CD
Discobertas (Brazil), 2013. New Copy .... $15.99
A great revival of older choro modes – played in a style that's quite faithful to the original, and which is recorded in a spare, simple style that's mighty nice! The set's oddly missing notes on the musicians, but instrumentation includes lots of percussion on tamborim, sweet lyrical lines ... read more CD

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New Gilberto GilCopacabana Mon Amour – Trilha Sonora Original ... CD
Discobertas (Brazil), 1970. New Copy .... $18.99
An incredible bit of soundtrack work by Gilberto Gil – and one of his best albums! The record was originally recorded to accompany the work of director Rogerio Szanzerla, and it's a wonderful mix of samba, jazz, and post-Tropicalia psychedelia – all recorded in a warm intimate style ... read more CD

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Gilberto GilGilberto Gil Ao Vivo (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Polygram (Brazil), 1974. New Copy .... $18.99
A great new version of this excellent live set from 1974 – one that adds 5 extra tracks to a record that's already one of Gilberto Gil's best! Gilberto is playing here in a fairly stripped down form, and the recording focuses mostly on his soulful singing and choppy acoustic guitar – ... read more CD

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New Gilberto GilGilberto's Samba ... CD
Sony (Brazil), 2014. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
One of the best records we've heard from Gilberto Gil in many, many years – a stripped-down session that focuses on his voice and guitar work – in a style that takes us back to Gil's earliest days in music! The album feels like some lost session that Gilberto might have recorded in the ... read more CD

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Gilberto GilLouvacao (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Philips/Soul Jazz (UK), 1967. New Copy .... $22.99
A brilliant early moment for the young Gilberto Gil – a set recorded right before his jump into the Tropicalia movement, but with a sound that's already pretty darn unique! The style here has Gilberto singing upfront and playing acoustic guitar – in a mode that's certainly rooted in ... read more CD
(Beautiful package, too – in a hardcover, book-like jacket!)
Also available Louvacao ... LP 24.99

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Joao GilbertoJoao Gilberto – The Legend/Antiques & Curios (Chega De Saudade/O Amor O Sorriso E A Flor/Joao Gilberto/rare tracks) ... CD
El (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 2CDs .... $14.99
A beautiful collection of work from the legendary Joao Gilberto – some of the most important bossa nova recordings ever, plus a fair bit of rarities as well! The first CD in the set features three full early albums from Gilberto – Chega De Saudade, O Amor O Sorriso E A Flor, and Joao ... read more CD

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Joao GilbertoJoao Gilberto (1963) (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Odeon/El (UK), 1963. New Copy .... $13.99
One of Joao Gilberto's first-ever albums – filled with incredibly beautiful bossa material that captures the vocals and guitar of Gilberto at their fragile early best – backed by sublime arrangements from Antonio Carlos Jobim and Walter Wanderley! The setting is perfect, and the sound ... read more CD

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Joao GilbertoJoao Gilberto (1973) ... CD
Polygram (Brazil), 1973. New Copy .... $18.99
One of the most heavenly albums ever recorded – a sublime post-60s session by Joao Gilberto, one with even more fluid grace than his original bossa nova classics! The setting here is extremely spare – Joao on vocals and acoustic guitar, backed by only a slight bit of percussion – ... read more CD

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Egberto GismontiCarmo ... CD
EMI/Bomba (Japan), 1977. New Copy .... $32.99
Stunning early work from Egberto Gismonti – a really complex little record, and quite different than some of his better-known work as a spare acoustic soloist! Gismonti here is at the helm of a rich array of sounds – at one level, a soulful approach to MPB that rivals the best of ... read more CD

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Egberto GismontiCoracoes Futuristas ... CD
EMI/Bomba (Japan), 1976. New Copy .... $29.99
An amazing tribute not just to the rich imagination of the young Egberto Gismonti – but also to the vivid sound of Brazilian music in the 70s! The album leaps past any easy definitions – as bits of jazz, MPB, serious scoring, folkloric styles, and other elements come into play – ... read more CD

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Egberto GismontiEgberto Gismonti (1969) (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Elenco/Think (Japan), 1969. New Copy .... $29.99
Incredible early work from Egberto Gismonti – very different than his avant compositions of recent years, or his spare instrumental work for ECM! This set's got Gismonti stepping off the bossa years with acoustic guitar in the lead, but working with these soaring larger arrangements that are ... read more CD

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GraveolaEu Preciso De Um Liquidificador ... CD
Mais Um Discos (UK), 2013. New Copy Gatefold .... $11.99
A sweet bit of Brazilian experimentation that recalls all the inventive spirit of the work of Caetano Veloso and the Tropicalia generation – put together with lots of great twists and turns, and a spirit that's both playful yet straightforward as well! These guys mix things up as much as the ... read more CD

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Grupo ManifestoGrupo Manifesto No 2 (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Elenco/Think (Japan), 1968. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
One of the coolest, most unusual groups to ever record for the legendary Elenco label – and one with a very unique sound overall! At some points, the group share a harmony sound with bossa contemporaries like MPB4 or Tamba Trio – but at others, they take off wildly – with a ... read more CD

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Jongo TrioJongo Trio (1972) ... CD
EMI/Odeon (Brazil), 1972. New Copy .... $3.99
The rare second album by the Jongo Trio – a fantastic bossa group who mixed together vocals and keyboards with stunning magic! The trio's approach is similar to that of the more famous Tamba Trio – in that the three members groove on keyboards, bass, and percussion – while also ... read more CD
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New Seu JorgeMusicas Para Churrasco Vol 1 – Ao Vivo (2CD set) ... CD
Universal (Brazil), 2012. New Copy 2CD .... $29.99
Killer live work from Seu Jorge – one of his boldest, proudest records to date – and that's saying a lot, given the soulful promise of all his other work! We've always loved Jorge, but we first really fell in love with his music in a live setting – where he's got an undeniable ... read more CD

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Seu Jorge & AlmazSeu Jorge & Almaz ... CD
Now Again, 2010. New Copy .... $9.99 15.98
Incredible music from Seu Jorge – and that's saying a lot, given how much we've loved all of his previous records! This time around, Jorge really knocks it out of the park – by stepping away from some of his tighter styles, and going for a looser, more organic approach that's totally ... read more CD

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New JoyceCurriculum ... CD
Discobertas (Brazil), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $24.99
Rare early work from Joyce – a much-needed collection that brings together all the hard-to-find early bits recorded by this fantastic Brazilian singer – songs from compilations, live albums, singles, soundtracks, and other obscure sources! The 20 track set is a real treasure trove if ... read more CD

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JoyceRio De Janeiro ... CD
Far Out (UK), 2011. New Copy Gatefold .... $9.99 16.99
Sweet work from Joyce – a very intimate album that really reminds us of her classics from years back! Most of the set just features Joyce's vocals and guitar – but as you'll know if you love her as much as we do, that alone is enough to make the record wonderful – a slyly ... read more CD
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JoyceTudo ... CD
Far Out (UK), 2012. New Copy .... $14.99
Pure brilliance from the lovely Joyce – an album that sparkles wonderfully throughout – in just the way we love from her older classics! The passage of years hasn't dimmed her beauty at all – and both Joyce's vocals and acoustic guitar work are sublime – lively, but in a ... read more CD

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Juarez (Juarez Araujo)Bossa Nova Nos States (aka Bossa Nova Brasil) ... CD
ABC/Discobertas (Brazil), 1962. New Copy .... $15.99
A gem of a record from the early 60s – a freewheeling set of bossa jazz, played by the combo of tenor saxophonist Juarez! There's a fluid, open groove to the record that's mighty nice – really romping rhythms that set fire to the tenor of Juarez right from the start – as he moves ... read more CD

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Juarez E Seu ConjuntoMasterplay Goes To New York ... CD
Masterplay/Discobertas (Brazil), 1963. New Copy .... $15.99
Killer bossa jazz from tenor saxophonist Juarez – billed as a New York record on the cover, but a real Brazilian cooker all the way through! The only "New York" aspect of the set seems to be the American tunes chosen for the date – which are then recast with some sweet bossa ... read more CD

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New Nara LeaoNara '67 (Vento Do Maio/Nara 1967) ... CD
Philips/El (UK), 1967. New Copy .... $6.99
One of the loveliest of all the bossa singers is caught here in some superb arrangements by Oscar Castro-Neves, Maestro Gaya, and Dori Caymmi! This loaded compilation of material features the entirety of Nara Leao's classic self-titled Phillips album from 1967 and the album Vento De Maio – ... read more CD

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New Nara LeaoSamba, Festivais, E Tropicalia (14 CD set) ... CD
Universal (Brazil), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy 13 CDs .... $249.99
Amazing music from Nara Leao – all of her classic albums for Philips from the 60s, packaged together in one sweet set – along with a bonus 2CD set of rare material, a booklet, and lots of bonus tracks as well! Nara during this time was a completely unique singer – an artist with ... read more CD

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New Rita LeeBuild Up ... CD
Philips/El (UK), 1970. New Copy .... $6.99
The first solo album by Rita Lee – cut back when she was a member of the groundbreaking Tropicalia trio, Os Mutantes! The album's got a very different feel than her work with that group – and has Rita stepping out as a sophisticated pop singer, almost in the way that Nico did on the ... read more CD
Also available Build Up – Serie Estreia ... CD 15.99

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Rita LeeBuild Up – Serie Estreia ... CD
Polygram (Brazil), 1970. New Copy .... $15.99
The first solo album by Rita Lee – cut back when she was a member of the groundbreaking Tropicalia trio, Os Mutantes! The album's got a very different feel than her work with that group – and has Rita stepping out as a sophisticated pop singer, almost in the way that Nico did on the ... read more CD
Also available Build Up ... CD 6.99

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Gracinha LeporaceGracinha (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Philips/Think (Japan), 1968. New Copy .... $32.99
Great early work from singer Gracinha Leporace – a vocalist you might know from her later work in Bossa Rio, or her recordings with husband Sergio Mendes! Even at the start, Gracinha's a hell of a singer – a vocalist who's capable of all the coolness of the bossa era, yet still richly ... read more CD

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Ed LincolnO Rei Dos Bailes (6CD set) ... CD
Microservice, 1960s. New Copy 6CD .... $59.99
Incredibly groovy work from Brazilian organist Ed Lincoln – a quick-fingered player on the Hammond with a talent to rival the skills of Walter Wanderley! Like Wanderley, Lincoln worked in Brazil during the early bossa years – and had a great ear for mixing up samba and bossa rhythms ... read more CD

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New Ivan LinsIntimo ... CD
Som Livre (Brazil), 2010. New Copy .... $19.99
Ivan Lins is working here with a help from a host of international artists – no surprise, considering the influence he's had on music around the world over the past few decades! At its core, the set's got the spirit of all of Lins' best recent work, with that warmer, jazzier vibe he's picked ... read more CD

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New Ivan Lins & Inventa RioInventa Rio Encontra Ivan Lins ... CD
Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2013. New Copy .... $23.99
One of the coolest albums we've heard from Ivan Lins in years – a collaboration with Italian jazz group Inventa Rio, who serve up some really wonderful versions of his tunes! Ivan sings a bit on the record, and plays keyboards – both other vocals are from a member of the quartet – ... read more CD

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New Edu LoboEdu Lobo & The Metropole Orkest ... CD
Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2013. New Copy .... $23.99
Some of the boldest, most expressive work we've heard from Edu Lobo in years – a beautiful recording with the Metropole Orchestra, who help Lobo regain all the lofty power of his early 70s years! The arrangements here are full, and full of feeling too – lead vocals by Lobo soaring over ... read more CD

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Los BrasiliosBrasilian Beat '67 ... CD
Design/Gear Fab, 1967. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
A very unusual bit of bossa nova – and a record that seems to criss-cross a few different A&M Records modes of the 60s! At one level, the group's got a Brasil 66 feel – since they use a female vocal chorus on some cuts, breezing along with the grooves in a style that's definitely ... read more CD

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Lumumba/Eni/CoroO Samba E Uma Festa ... CD
Tapecar/Discobertas (Brazil), 1974. New Copy .... $6.99
A festival of samba from mid 70s Brazil – a set that's packaged with an unassuming title and cover, but which contains a host of excellent samba tunes throughout! The artists' names are slightly submerged in the presentation – but the record smokes like some of the best music from the ... read more CD

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Carlos LyraCarlos Lyra ... CD
Continental/Discobertas (Brazil), 1974. New Copy .... $15.99
An overlooked 70s treasure from the great Carlos Lyra – and quite a different set than his more famous work of the bossa nova generation! The album's got some really wonderful electric piano – used in ways that help soften and deepen the feel of Lyra's aging vocals – similar to ... read more CD

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Tim MaiaWorld Psychedelic Classics 4 – Nobody Can Live Forever – The Existential Soul Of Tim Maia ... CD
Luaka Bop, 1970s. New Copy .... $14.99 15.98
Insanely great sounds from the legendary Tim Maia – easily the most soulful singer in 70s Brazil, and an artist with a heck of a strong ear for funk, too! The music here is an incredible hybrid of American soul and Brazilian elements – especially since some lyrics are in English – ... read more CD

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Tania Maria with Eddie GomezTempo ... CD
Naive (France), 2011. New Copy .... $12.99 13.99
A really special album from Tania Maria – one that features only the bass of Eddie Gomez for accompaniment, which makes for an even more personal sound than usual! Tania's vocals are wonderful – that jazzy, breezy style we first fell in love with back in the 70s – effortlessly ... read more CD

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New Jorge MautnerPara Iluminar A Cidade/Jorge Mautner/Mil E Uma Noites De Bagda (plus bonus tracks) (3CD set) ... CD
Polydor/Universal (Brazil), 1972/1974/1976. New Copy 3 CDs .... Just Sold Out!
Three of the greatest albums from Jorge Mautner – really overlooked work from the Brazilian scene of the 70s, presented here in a great 3CD package! First up is Para Iluminar A Cidade – a masterpiece from the Brazilian underground of the post-Tropicalia years – one of the first ... read more CD

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Sergio MendesBeat Of Brazil (aka Voce Ainda Nao Ouviu Nada) ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1964. New Copy .... $14.99
Early bossa jazz from Sergio Mendes – recorded with his famous Bossa Rio combo, in the years before he moved to America! The album's a classic in Brazilian jazz – a tight album of bossa-inflected jazz tunes played with razor-sharp precision, handled with a style that went on to ... read more CD

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Sergio MendesBrasil '65 – Introducing The Voice Of Wanda De Sah ... CD
Capitol (Japan), 1965. New Copy .... $15.99
That's Brasil 65, not Brasil 66 – a distinction that marks a key early stage for the great Sergio Mendes – heard here on one of his first albums to mix together bossa jazz and vocals! The approach here is a bit more like vintage bossa dates from Brazil – or a bit like some of the ... read more CD

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Sergio MendesSergio Mendes' Favorite Things ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1968. New Copy .... $14.99
A sweet little pairing of the keyboards of Sergio Mendes and the early arranging styles of Dave Grusin – and a set that's quite different than some of Sergio's vocal albums with Brasil 66! The style here is all instrumental – and Mendes plays both piano and electric piano, plus a bit ... read more CD

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Roberto Menescal & Andrea AmorimBossa De Alma Nova ... CD
Albatroz (Brazil), 2013. New Copy .... $28.99
Beautiful bossa from the great Roberto Menescal – and a set that features breezy vocals from Andrea Amorim in the lead, with a style that's a lot like some of Menescal's previous projects with Wanda Sa! Menescal plays acoustic guitar, handles arrangements, and sings a bit too – ... read more CD

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Roberto Mensecal & OthersElas Cantam Menescal ... CD
Tratore (Brazil), 2013. New Copy .... $18.99
A host of female singers take on the music of Roberto Menescal – in a sweet little set that also features arrangements, production, and instrumentation from Menescal himself! The mode here is similar to that great update of his bossa styles that Roberto crafted in recent years with Wanda Sa ... read more CD

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Osmar MilitoOsmar Milito E Deixa O Relogio Andar ... CD
Som Livre (Brazil), 1971. New Copy .... $18.99
A beautiful album of post-bossa tunes – done by Osmar Milito in a dreamily floating style that's totally great – almost in the mode of some of Marcos Valle's work from the time! The record features the group Quarteto Forma singing vocals on a number of cuts – but the real charm ... read more CD

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Doris MonteiroMinhas Musicas ... CD
Todamerica/Discobertas (Brazil), Mid 50s. New Copy 2 CDs .... Just Sold Out!
Beautiful early work from Doris Monteiro – a double-length set that brings together a range of material originally issued as 78rpm recordings – relatively obscure sounds from the years before she became one of the first interpreters of the music of Jobim! The style here is fuller, and ... read more CD

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Vinicius De MoraesA Bencao Vinicius – A Arca Do Poeta (20 CD set) ... CD
Universal (Brazil), Late 50s/1960s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 20CDs .... $399.99
Vinicius De Moraes is an artist with the soul of a poet, but a hell of a recording career too – one that spans the earliest years of bossa nova, which he helped to create – and runs through some tremendous collaborations in the 60s and 70s as well! This wonderful set brings together ... read more CD

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New Paula Morelenbaum & Joao DonatoAgua ... CD
Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2010. New Copy .... $24.99
We've always loved the music of Paula Morelenbaum, but this time around she's really got something special going on – thanks to keyboards and vocals from the legendary Joao Donato! Most of the tunes in the set are Donato numbers – themselves already a treat, but given a little ... read more CD

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Zeze MottaZeze Motta ... CD
Warner/Discobertas (Brazil), 1978. New Copy .... $15.99
A 70s classic from Zeze Motta – served up with a strong sense of presence in the vocals, but done with lots of cool compelling twists and turns in the arrangements! At times, there's a slight echo of new wave modes, but other points have a fuller approach to MPB – and a few other tunes ... read more CD

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Jovino Santos NetoPiano Masters Series Vol 4 ... CD
Adventure Music, 2013. New Copy .... $12.99 15.99
Beautiful solo piano from Jovino Santos Neto – an artist we've loved on other releases from Adventure music, but one who really shines here in the spare space of their Piano Masters series! The isolation of Neto's instrument allows for even greater fascination with his subtle tones and ... read more CD

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Novos BaianosNovos Baianos (aka Linguagem Do Alunte) ... CD
Continental/Bomba (Japan), 1974. New Copy .... $22.99
Rootsy samba and hipper 70s MPB influences – all filtered down into a really unique little groove! Back in these early years, Novos Baianos had an inventive sound that was really a standout in 70s Brazilian music – a sense of earnest, open-handed music making that was something of a ... read more CD

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Novos BaianosNovos Baianos FC ... CD
Bomba (Japan), 1973. New Copy .... $22.99
A great 70s album by Os Novos Baianos – a wonderfully youthful group that was one of the bright spots in Brazilian music after the Tropicalia years. The band had a style that mixed folksy percussion with honest personal songwriting, plus occasional touches of elements gleaned from the larger ... read more CD

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Novos BaianosVamos Pro Mundo ... CD
Continental/Bomba (Japan), 1974. New Copy .... $18.99
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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O TercoO Terco (1970) ... CD
Forma/Discobertas (Brazil), 1970. New Copy .... $15.99
The first album we've ever seen from O Terco – a set done for the legendary Forma label, with sublime arrangements from Arthur Verocai! The record's got a wicked blend of late 60s psych and some of the groovier styles of Brazilian music at the time – almost as if a truck full of ... read more CD

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O TercoO Terco (1972) (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Continental/Discos Mariposa (Argentina), 1972. New Copy .... $9.99
The second album from O Terco – the guitar-heavy power trio who were one of the hardest things going in Brazil during the early 70s! The album's got a style that's somewhat progressive, but which also still holds onto plenty of late 60s psychedelic elements – qualities both sweet and ... read more CD

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OrlandivoOrlandivo (1977) ... CD
Copacabana/Kindred Spirits (Netherlands), 1977. New Copy .... $18.99
A sweet funky classic from 70s Brazil – one of those records that's found thousands of funky fans over the decades – and which still continues to please! The set's the best-eer from Orlandivo – a soulful singer whose set up perfectly here with funky backings from the great Joao ... read more CD

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Orquestra ImperialOrquestra Imperial Ao Vivo ... CD
Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2013. New Copy .... $22.99
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 CanibaisOs Canibais ... CD
Rozenblit/Mr Bongo (UK), 1967. New Copy .... $16.99 18.99
A weird and wild little record from Os Canibais – at first glance, a familiar rockish set from late 60s Brazil – but upon deeper listening, a nicely tripped-out album in all the right places! Os Canibais have a touch of the Jovem Guarda groove – that Brazilian style of copping ... read more CD

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Os IpanemasOs Ipanemas ... CD
CBS/Mr Bongo (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy .... $16.99
The landmark first album from Os Ipanemas – a runaway set of smoking bossa jazz – and a record that really helped set a whole new tone for the genre! The group here is a cooking quintet of Brazilian all-stars – including Astor Silva on trombone, Wilson Das Neves on percussion, ... read more CD

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Os Sambeatles (Manfredo Fest)Os Sambeatles ... CD
Fermata/Braz Bossa Roots (Brazil), 1966. New Copy .... $11.99
A bossa nova take on The Beatles – served up with plenty of great keyboard work from the legendary Manfredo Fest! Fest is well know to bossa fans for his killer combo sides of the 60s – and although this album's a much more obscure effort, it follows in a very similar vein – ... read more CD

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New 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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Hermeto PascoalMusica Livre De Hermeto Pascoal ... CD
Philips/Bomba (Japan), 1973. New Copy .... $29.99
Quite possibly the clearest moment of genius ever from the legendary Hermeto Pascoal – a tremendous album that helped reshape instrumental Brazilian music for many years to come! At one level, the record shares a sound with some of the fuller, richer orchestrations going on in the post-bossa ... read more CD

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Eliana & Booker PittmanNews From Brazil (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Odeon/Think (Japan), 1963. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
A classic set of jazzy samba by the legendary Eliana Pittman – one that's served up with some great bossa compositions and sweet larger backings from Maestro Gaya! Eliana's working here with Booker Pittman, who the liner notes bill as an American jazzman (from what we can tell with our ... read more CD
 
 



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