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New Eliana & Booker PittmanNews From Brazil (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Odeon/Think (Japan), 1963. Used ... $24.99
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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New Ponta De RamaPonta De Rama ... CD
Amazon (Brazil), 1980. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Here's one we bet you don't have in your collection – a fact that you can correct right now! The album's a lost MPB session from 1980 – a swirling blend of jazz, strings, percussion, and vocals – with an approach that places it soundly in the Milton Nasimento/Club Da Esquina ... read more CD
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Zizi PossiPedaco De Mim – O Melhor De Zizi Possi ... CD
Universal (Brazil), 1980s. Used ... $4.99
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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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New Baden PowellLive at the Rio Jazz Club ... CD
Kuarup (Brazil), 1990. Used ... $13.99
A haunting live set from Baden – recorded in 1990 at the Rio Jazz Club, and featuring Baden playing solo guitar in the moody style he used often in his later work. Baden's style of playing is much more contemplative than in the bossa years – picking up some of the darkness of the Afro ... read more CD

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Baden PowellSolitude On Guitar ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1971. New Copy ... $13.99
Beautifully spare work from guitarist Baden Powell – and a record that certainly lives up to its title! Baden's playing in a mostly unaccompanied setting for the session – working through some tunes that are markedly gentler than his bossa era numbers, but which demonstrate an amazing ... read more CD

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New Flora PurimPerpetual Emotion ... CD
Narada, 2001. Used ... $7.99
A later release from the lovely Brazilian singer Flora Purim – perhaps a bit more mellow than some of her 70s classics, but still with that undeniable touch of genius in the vocals. Flora's backed by a small group that includes Airto on drums and percussion, Oscar Castro Neves on guitar, ... read more CD

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Quarteto Em CyAleluia 1964 to 1966 (Som Definitivo plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Elenco/El (UK), 1964/1966. New Copy ... $13.99
One of the greatest collections of work we've ever seen from Quarteto Em Cy – a CD that features their entire Som Definitivo album from 1964, plus 18 more bonus tracks pulled from two other albums! Som Definitivo is an incredible album – one in which the Brazilian female harmony ... read more CD

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New Quarteto Em CyQuarteto Em Cy (1966) ... CD
Elenco (Japan), Mid 60s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Sublime vocal work by the lovely Quarteto Em Cy – one of the greatest sounding bossa groups ever! The ensemble's a quartet of ladies whose names all begin with the letters "c" and "y" – hence the name – and they all sing with a sweetly gliding harmony approach ... read more CD
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New Quarteto Jobim-MorelenbaumQuarteto Jobim-Morelenbaum ... CD
Velas, 1999. Used ... $12.99
A beautiful set of bossa tunes – all by Antonio Carlos Jobim, and performed by a quartet that includes Daniel and Paulo Jobim, plus Jaques and Paula Morelenbaum. Paula sings vocals on a number of cuts, and she's helped out from time to time by one or both of the Jobim brothers – who ... read more CD
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New Raiz Do SanaForro Do Nordeste ... CD
Sunset (France), 2007. Used ... $7.99
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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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Elis ReginaElis Regina In London ... CD
Philips (Brazil), 1969. Used ... $9.99
Elis Regina hits the London scene of the late 60s – with amazing results that make the album one of her best from the early years! The style here is still quite bossa-oriented, but backings are done by Peter Knight – who'd worked with Scott Walker and some of the other hip British ... read more CD

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New Pery Ribeiro & Bossa TresEncontro ... CD
EMI (Brazil), 1966. Used ... $8.99
One of Brazil's greatest vocalists meets one of its hippest bossa combos! Pery Ribeiro was a singer with a pre-bossa style, but during the 60s, he really managed to pick up on the new mode of music – and turn his more romantic vocals into a sweetly grooving style that really worked with with ... read more CD
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New Pery Ribeiro/Bossa RioInternacional (Gemini V En Mexico/Pery/Bossa Rio/Alegria/Bossa Rio Live In Japan/Pery Ribeiro 1971/Pery Ribeiro 1972) (7CD set) ... CD
Discobertas (Brazil), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 7CD ... $115.99
A really wonderful collection of work from Brazilian singer Pery Ribeiro – and a set that also features some rare material from the Bossa Rio group as well! Pery's a vocalist who was skilled in jazz, and cut some great bossa work in Brazil during the 60s – and this set acts as a great ... read more CD

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New Sergio RicardoArrebentacao (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Equipe/Discobertas (Brazil), 1971. New Copy ... $15.99
Beautiful sounds from Sergio Ricardo – a Brazilian artist we barely know at all, but who really won us over with this incredible album from the early 70s! There's a complicated vibe to the record right from the start – rich arrangements by Theo Barros that lie somewhere in a space ... read more CD

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Sergio RicardoBossa Romantica De Sergio Ricardo ... CD
EMI (Brazil), 1960. Used ... $14.99
A lovely little record from Brazilian vocalist Sergio Ricardo – much more bossa than you might think from the "romantica" in the title! The album takes light and lively arrangements, and uses them to move Sergio's vocals along in a nice little groove – gently floating on a ... read more CD
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New Maria RitaMaria Rita ... CD
Warner, 2003. Used ... $4.99
A stunning debut from Maria Rita – the daughter of Elis Regina and Cesar Camargo Mariano, a team responsible for some of the greatest music in Brazil during the 70s! Maria has a sad and sweet voice – a lot like her mother's, and recorded here in a setting that includes light jazz, ... 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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Pedro Ruy-BlasPedro Ruy-Blas & Delores 1973 to 1976 (La Luna Llena /La Puerta Abierta) ... CD
Rama Lama (Spain), Mid 70s. Used 2CD ... $24.99
Funky fusion from 70s Spain – and some incredible work by one of the most amazing European talents of the time! Pedro Ruy-Blas has a sound that's like no other – a blend of electric rhythms, acoustic guitar, and extremely soulful vocalizations that are somewhere between the work of Jon ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Wanda SaBossa Nova Anos 60 (Vagamente/Brasil 65/Softly) (3CD set) ... CD
Discobertas (Brazil), 1964/1965. New Copy 3CD ... Just Sold Out!
Three bossa nova gems from Wanda Sa – packaged together in one great set! First up is Vagamente – a stunning early bossa session by Wanda Sa – the singer who recorded for Capitol in the US under the name Wanda De Sah – but who sounds even better here in her native Brazil! ... read more CD

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Wanda SaVagamente ... CD
RGE/Clinck (Japan), 1964. New Copy ... $13.99
A stunning early bossa session by Wanda Sa – the singer who recorded for Capitol in the US under the name Wanda De Sah – but who sounds even better here in her native Brazil! Roberto Menescal put the session together, and it's filled with all of the inventive twists and turns of his ... read more CD

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Wanda Sa & Bossa TresWanda Sa & Bossa Tres ... CD
Abril Cultural (Brazil), 2000. Used ... $11.99
A lovely little bossa session that brings together the great Wanda Sa with the classic 60s combo Bossa Tres! The set was originally recorded for a Japanese label, and it's got a great production style that's a nice change from some of the recent new bossa sides coming from Brazil – perhaps a ... read more CD
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Sa & GuarabyraNova Serie ... CD
Warner/Rhino (Brazil), 2007. Used ... $1.99
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Dom SalvadorDom Salvador Trio ... CD
Mocambo/Mr Bongo (Brazil), 1965. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
Wicked jazzy bossa from 60s Brazil – a crackling early classic from pianist Dom Salvador! The group here is super-tight – a tremendous triangle of piano, bass, and drums – all grooving at equal pace, with a great deal of energy – and given a heck of a lot of soul from Dom's ... read more CD

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Dom SalvadorSalvador Trio (Tristeza) (1966) ... CD
Mocambo/Mr Bongo (UK), 1966. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
Classic trio material from one of Brazil's greatest pianists ever! Dom Salvador was a heck of a player back in the 60s – working in a tight trio format that was certainly part of the bossa combo sound of his day, yet also heavily influenced by American soul jazz artists of the same era. ... read more CD

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New Emilio SantiagoComigo E Assim/O Canto Crescente/Guerreiro Coracao ... CD
Philips/Universal (Brazil), 1977/1979/1980. New Copy 3CD ... $39.99
A trio of wonderful records from Emilio Santiago – all of which capture him at a key point in his career! Comigo E Assim is a classic batch of jazzy soul from Santiago – one of his best – with sweet 70s arrangements by the likes of Joao Donato, Sivuca, Roberto Menescal, and ... read more CD

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Moacir SantosMaestro ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1973. New Copy ... $13.99
Amazing 70s work from Moacir Santos – the first album the Brazilian arranger recorded for Blue Note, and a set that sparkles with warmth and soul from the very first note! The approach is a brilliant updating of the famous sound that Santos crafted in Brazil the decade before – recast ... read more CD

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Moacir SantosOuro Negro ... CD
Adventure Music, 1960s/1970s/1990s. Used 2CD ... $4.99
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
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Ricardo Silveira & Roberto TauficAtlanticos ... CD
Adventure Music, 2013. Used ... $5.99
Beautiful interplay between the guitars of Ricardo Silveira and Roberto Taufic – a set that draws on countless strands of acoustic instrumentation from decades past, yet finds a way to wrap the whole thing together with a freshness that comes through right from the very first note! Both ... read more CD
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Ricardo Silveira & Vinicius CantuariaRSVC ... CD
Adventure Music, 2013. New Copy ... $12.99 15.99
One of the warmest, most intimate records we've ever heard from Vinicius Cantuaria – and one of the most beautiful too! The set's got Vinicius on vocals and guitar, in the company of guitarist Ricardo Silveira, and no other instrumentation at all – which makes for a wonderfully airy ... read more CD

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New Wilson SimonalWilson Simonal Canta Tom E Chico ... CD
EMI (Brazil), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $11.99
Wilson Simonal sings the work of Antonio Carlos Jobim and Chico Buarque – served up in a wonderful collection of sides from his years at EMI and BMG! The style here is a mix of bossa orchestrations for the Jobim tunes and more driving, samba-based ones for Chico's numbers – and Simonal ... 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 SoaresDe Tanto Amor (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Philips/Think (Japan), 1971. New Copy ... $32.99
Baroquely beautiful pop from the great Claudette Soares – arranged by Cesar Mariano with a mix of jazz, late bossa, and those cool and groovy styles that were really percolating during the Blue Brazil generation! Claudette's voice is strong and proud – stretching over some tunes with a ... 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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New Elza SoaresMeus Momentos ... CD
EMI (Brazil), 1960s. Used 2 CDs ... Just Sold Out!
Prime 60s work by one of Brazil's best singers ever! Most of this material's darn tough to find, and this nice 2CD set brings together a total of 31 tracks from Elza's classic bossa years. There's not much in the way of notes, but the set is a groover, and is just about the only way you'll find ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Luciana SouzaBrazilian Duos ... CD
Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2003. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A lovely set of mellow tracks – featuring the vocals of Luciana Souza and subtle instrumental backing by Romero Lubambo, Marco Pereira, and Walter Santos. The format is simple and clear – and the set has all the gentle warmth of the best titles on the Biscoito Fino label – with ... read more CD

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New Ettore StrattaSymphonic Bossa Nova ... CD
Teldec, 1994. Used ... $4.99
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SubaSao Paulo Confessions ... CD
Ziriguiboom, 1999. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Brazilian rhythms meet electronic production – in what had been a very successful run for the late Suba. He wasn't really a native, but his time in Brazil led him to work with a number of strong young talents – including Bebel Gilberto, whose album he produced. Titles include "Seg ... read more CD
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New TaiguaraImyra, Tayra, Ipy, Taiguara ... CD
EMI/Kuarup (Brazil), 1976. New Copy ... $19.99
A pretty mind-blowing album from Taiguara – worlds ahead of most of his other records, with very ambitious arrangements done in collaboration with Hermeto Pascoal and Wagner Tiso! The scope of the work is quite large – a complex blend of many instruments that soars with the soulfulness ... read more CD

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Tamba 4Samba Blim ... CD
CTI/A&M (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... $13.99
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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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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Tamba TrioTamba Trio (1975) ... CD
RCA (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $8.99
A mid 70s gem from the Tamba Trio! The record takes their core 60s sound of piano trio grooving and bossa harmony vocals, and gives it a strong 70s twist – with mellow production that flanges the style out a bit more, and arrangements that add in some extra instrumentation from the likes of ... 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
Also available Al Qantara/A Ponte/The Bridge – Brazil & Morrocco ... CD 6.99

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Benjamim TaubkinAl Qantara/A Ponte/The Bridge – Brazil & Morrocco ... CD
Adventure Music, 2014. Used ... $6.99
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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Also available Al Qantara/A Ponte/The Bridge – Brazil & Morrocco ... CD 12.99

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Benjamim Taubkin & Adriano AdewaleVortex Sessions ... CD
Adventure Music, 2013. Used ... $6.99
A set that's maybe a bit more subtle than you'd expect from the "vortex" in the title – but one that definitely has a compelling quality that really draws us in! The set features piano from Benjamin Taubkin and gentle percussion from Adriano Adewale – spun out over these long ... read more CD

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Daniel TaubkinBrazsil ... CD
Blue Jackel, 1998. Used ... $2.99
A richly arranged set of tracks with a very jazzy feel, in a style that we might almost call a 90's updating of the classic early 70's work by Edu Lobo or Egberto Gismonti. Daniel Taubkin shares Lobo's ability to create large orchestrations that float lightly along through a range of styles, never ... read more CD
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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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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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Sylvia TellesVoce E Eu ... CD
Universal (Brazil), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $18.99
Beautiful bossa by one of the first singers to really embrace the genre – the lovely Sylvia Telles, represented here by some of her best tracks from the late 50s and early 60s! Sylvia initially started as a singer with a bit more of the romantic flourishes of the postwar generation in Brazil ... read more CD

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Cidinho Texeira E O Som TropicalMuito Suingue (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Polygram/Think (Japan), 1980. New Copy ... $32.99
The only album we've ever seen from Cidinho and his tropical group – but a great little set that bounces along like a funkier, more soulful version of Sergio Mendes and Brasil 77! Female vocals back of Cidinho's lead – and sometimes take the lead themselves – and the ... read more CD

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Toquinho & ViniciusPersonalidade ... CD
Polygram/Verve, Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $7.99
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
Also available Personalidade ... CD 4.99

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Toquinho & ViniciusPersonalidade ... CD
Polygram/Philips (Brazil), Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $4.99
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.)
Also available Personalidade ... CD 7.99

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Toquinho & Vinicius De MoraesSao Demais Os Perigos Desta Vida ... CD
RGE/Bomba (Japan), 1972. New Copy ... $13.99
A gentle 70s classic from the team of Toquinho and Vinicius De Morais – recorded with a slow-building sound that's really great! There's a bit of extra backing at points, but never used too much – and some parts of the record are spare enough to only feature the voice of Vinicius ... read more CD

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Trio MocotoMuita Zorra! ... CD
Philips/Forma (Japan), 1971. New Copy ... $13.99
Funky funky samba! Trio Mocoto are a unique group in Brazilian music. They're best known as the backing group for Jorge Ben during some of his mid 70s Africanist recordings, but they've also cut a rare few recordings on their own – including this excellent gem from 1971! The album's got a ... read more CD

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New Trio MocotoSamba Rock (Brazilian pressing) ... CD
Universal (Brazil), 2001. Used ... $11.99
Incredible new work from Trio Mocoto – the famous Samba Soul trio who were such a big part of Jorge Ben's work in the early 70s! The group still have all the funky flourish of their classic years – and they're working here in a setting that takes that sound, and respectfully touches it ... read more CD
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New Marcos ValleBraziliance! (Brazilian pressing) (Odeon) ... CD
Odeon (Brazil), 1967. Used ... $14.99
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 CD
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Marcos ValleEstatica ... CD
Far Out (UK), 2010. New Copy ... $16.99
An incredible record from Marcos Valle – maybe our favorite-ever of his recent-revival years! The sound here is sublime – a warm blend of funky rhythms, bossa roots, and larger orchestrations – all very much in the spirit of those legendary albums that Valle recorded for ... read more CD

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Marcos ValleJet Samba ... CD
Universal/Planet Rhythm, 2005. Used ... $9.99
An all-instrumental set from the legendary Marcos Valle – beautifully jazzy, and filled with plenty of great work on Fender Rhodes! There's a style here that brings us back to the arrangements that Marcos used heavily on his Odeon work of the late 60s and early 70s (including his work with ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes origin slipcase. Barcode has a sticker.)

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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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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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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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Marcos ValleViola Enluarada (with bonus track) ... CD
Odeon/EMI (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... $13.99
Fantastic! This lost late-60s album by Marcos Valle is a real treasure, and it offers a musical bridge between his earlier bossa nova material, and his later, more experimental work! The production is beautifully baroque, with a feel that's similar to some of the early albums by Milton Nascimento ... read more CD

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Vi Velasco with Zoot SimsCantanto Bossa Nova ... CD
Colpix (Japan), 1962. New Copy ... $13.99
One of the few albums ever cut by singer Vi Velasco – and a great vocal follow-up to the Zoot Sims bossa albums on Colpix! Zoot plays tenor on this record too – mixing his solos with Vi's vocals in a style that's like the interplay between Stan Getz and Astrud Gilberto – with a ... read more CD

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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 14.99

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Caetano VelosoAbracaco (Brazilian pressing) ... CD
Universal (Brazil), 2012. New Copy ... $14.99
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
Also available Abracaco ... CD 16.99

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Caetano VelosoBicho (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Philips (Japan), 1977. New Copy ... $13.99
Sweetly jazzy, funky, and soulful work from Caetano Veloso – a great departure from some of his headier work of the early 70s – and proof that he still sounds great, even when in sweetly melodic territory! The album's got some full backings from Perinho Albuquerque, but the sound is ... read more CD

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Caetano VelosoCores Nomes ... CD
Polygram (Japan), 1981. New Copy ... $13.99
Subtle brilliance from Caetano Veloso – just the sort of record to still remind you what a genius he can be, even when he's not hitting you over the head with his music! The style here is relatively straightforward MPB, but still done in a way that's head and shoulders above just about ... read more CD

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Caetano VelosoJoia (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Philips (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... $13.99
Caetano Veloso in a wonderfully intimate mode – singing in this great spare setting that features only a bit of minimal instrumentation on guitar, percussion, and keyboards – a style that's very much in the best territory of his Qualquer Coisa record! Veloso's vocals are wonderful in ... 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 VelosoMillennium ... CD
Mercury (Brazil), 1970s/1980s/1990s. Used ... $5.99
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(Out of print.)

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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 VelosoMultishow Ao Vivo – Abracaco ... CD
Universal (Brazil), 2013. New Copy ... $18.99
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

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Caetano VelosoNoites Do Norte (Brazilian pressing) ... CD
Universal (Brazil), 2000. Used ... $4.99
A far-reaching album by Caetano – with a wide scope of sounds and influences, from tribal/ethnic percussion, to subtle jazzy backdrops, to guitar-driven numbers that hint at a brief return to rock music. The rich tapestry of themes and images are perfectly linked by Veloso's always-wonderful ... read more CD
(Includes book and slipcase.)

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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 VelosoPersonalidade ... CD
Verve, 1987. Used ... $1.99
Brazilian "greatest hits" comp of Caetano's work, with a majority of material from the late 70's and early 80's, but also with a few cuts from the late 60's Tropicalia years. Every cut's a winner, though – with the high high level of imagination that you'd expect from Caetano! ... read more CD
Also available Personalidade ... CD 2.99

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Caetano VelosoPersonalidade ... CD
Polygram (Germany), 1987. Used ... $2.99
Brazilian "greatest hits" comp of Caetano's work, with a majority of material from the late 70's and early 80's, but also with a few cuts from the late 60's Tropicalia years. Every cut's a winner, though – with the high high level of imagination that you'd expect from Caetano! ... read more CD
Also available Personalidade ... CD 1.99

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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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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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Caetano Veloso & Gilberto GilTropicalia 2 (US pressing) ... CD
Philips, 1993. Used ... $3.99
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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Moreno VelosoCoisa Boa ... CD
Luaka Bop, 2014. New Copy ... $14.99 15.99
A rich new chapter in the career of Moreno Veloso – a set that steps off strongly from his work with the +2 trio, but in ways that are even more personal and poetic than before! The shift is a bit like that time when Caetano Veloso took all his previous experiments and found a more intimate ... read more CD

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New Moreno VelosoMaquina De Escrever Musica Remix (Music Typewriter Remix) ... CD
Ping Pong (Brazil), 2002. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A remixed version of Moreno Veloso's Music Typewriter album! The record features some of the album's grooviest tunes – most of which were already graced by enough of an electronic feel to fit in nicely with the remix profile – and stands as a nice counterpart to the original record. ... read more CD

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Arthur VerocaiMochilla Presents Timeless – Arthur Verocai (CD & DVD) ... CD
Mochilla, 2009. New Copy CD & DVD ... $14.99 17.98
The great Arthur Verocai and his orchestra – the already legendary performance for the Timeless series presented by Mochilla! It's all the songs from from Verocai's amazing self-titled album from 1972. Arthur Verocai composed the material, and arranges and conducts the orchestra with some ... read more CD
(DVD is NTSC coded, All Region.)
Also available Mochilla Presents Timeless – Arthur Verocai (CD & DVD) ... CD 8.99

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Arthur VerocaiMochilla Presents Timeless – Arthur Verocai (CD & DVD) ... CD
Mochilla, 2009. Used CD/DVD ... $8.99
The great Arthur Verocai and his orchestra – the already legendary performance for the Timeless series presented by Mochilla! It's all the songs from from Verocai's amazing self-titled album from 1972. Arthur Verocai composed the material, and arranges and conducts the orchestra with some ... read more CD
(Small cutout notch through spine.)
Also available Mochilla Presents Timeless – Arthur Verocai (CD & DVD) ... CD 14.99

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Raf VilarStudies In Bossa ... CD
Far Out (UK), 2011. Used ... $9.99
An excellent debut from Rio-raised, London-based Raf Vilar on Far Out – breezy, airy melodies and light arrangements with enough classic bossa craft to stand the test of time! Raf is the nephew of the legendary Ivan Conti, so it's safe to say that he's got this stuff in his blood, but fear ... read more CD

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Viva VozViva Voz ... CD
EMI/Universal (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... $13.99
A sweet groover from 70s Brazil – the only album we've ever seen by this harmony group – a male/female sextet that mixes warm vocals with lively samba rhythms! The approach is fantastic, and unique – different than the breezier feel of bossa nova harmony groups, and with some ... read more CD

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Walter WanderleyBatucada (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1967. Used ... $14.99
One of our favorite Walter Wanderley albums ever – and a record that moves past the more familiar bossa trio style used on his hits for Verve, into groovier new territory with added players who include Dom Um Romao on drums and Marcos Valle on guitar! And not only is the lineup expanded, but ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Walter WanderleyCheganca ... CD
Verve/Universal (Japan), 1966. New Copy ... $13.99
Bossa nova meets organ jazz – a real classic from the great Walter Wanderley, recorded right on the heels of his famous Rain Forest album for Verve! This set's in a very similar format to that one – core trio grooving with organ, bass, and drums – sometimes augmented with added ... read more CD

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Walter WanderleyMoondreams ... CD
A&M/CTI (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... $13.99
Walter Wanderley opens up wonderfully on both organ and electric harpsichord here – going for a very different sound than on his earlier records, and with plenty of great late 60s CTI touches! The music is as heavenly as you might guess from the title – a dreamy recasting of Brazilian ... read more CD

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Tom ZeJogos De Armar ... CD
Trama (Brazil), 2000. Used 2CD ... $2.99
Incredible new work from Tom Ze – possibly his best since the 70s! The style of the album reminds us very much of his groundbreaking post-Tropicalia records – with a mixture of spare guitar, vocals, and percussion, all filtered and sifted into a mad mad blend that's completely beyond ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Tom ZeTropicalia Lixo Logico ... CD
Passarinho (Brazil), 2012. New Copy ... $14.99
Some of the wildest work we've heard from Tom Ze in years – a set that returns to some of the darker themes of his famous 70s recordings, and one that features a great balance between experimental sounds and more playful modes! The rhythms are especially compelling – fresh sounds ... read more CD

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Various2003 Axe Bahia – A Festa Continus Em Dose Dupla ... CD
Universal (Brazil), 2003. Used 2 CDs ... $2.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousAs Musicas Dos Filmes De Carlos Diegues ... CD
Natasha (Brazil), 1970s/1980s. Used ... $4.99
A selection of work from the films of groundbreaking Brazilian director Carlos Diegues – the force behind the recent remake of Black Orpheus (Orfeu), and classics like Bye Bye Brasil and Quando O Carnaval Chegar. The set features 15 tracks in all – and titles include "A Lus De ... read more CD

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VariousBossa Nova Happiness ... CD
Universal (Japan), 1960s. New Copy 2CD ... $24.99
Plenty to be happy about here – a sweet set of classic bossa tracks from the 60s, and one of the first to equally mix gems from the vaults of both Universal and EMI Records! The recent merger of the musical giants means that Blue Note tracks sit next to Verve numbers from the US, and older ... read more CD

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VariousBrasil – A Century Of Song ... CD
Blue Jackel, 1995. Used 4CD ... $11.99
Well, we don't know if this actually contains a full 100 years' worth of music, but it is a very nice 4-CD set that serves as a good introduction to the music of Brazil. Put together by the same folks who did the Cuba box set, this set has a similar style that assigns a specific genre to each CD ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes original slipcase and book.)

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VariousBrazilian Scene ... CD
El (UK), Early 60s. New Copy ... $13.99
Not the entire Brazilian scene – but a sweet little set with some wonderful bossa numbers! About half the record features the initial album recorded by Ze Maria – the great Tudo Azul, a lost bossa organ classic – and a set that features some vocals by Jorge Ben! The album's a ... read more CD
 
 



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