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Ivan LinsA Noite ... CD
EMI/Odeon (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... $13.99
A really wonderful album from Ivan Lins – filled with life, soul, and a free sense of spirit that reminds us of some of Milton Nascimento's best work from the same period! Ivan's vocals are set amidst some heavenly arrangements by Gilson Peranzzetta – done with just the right amount of jazz in the mix, and a nice blend of instrumentation that often includes electric piano and a bit of strings. Lins is at the height of his powers here, both vocally and in terms of his songwriting – and the album ranks as one of his best from the time. Titles include "A Voz Do Povo", "Formigueiro", "Antes Que Seja Tarde", and "Noites Sertanejas". CD

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Ivan LinsAmoragio ... CD
Som Livre (Brazil), 2012. Used ... $12.99

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Ivan LinsNos Dias De Hoje ... CD
Odeon/EMI (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $13.99
Excellent work from Ivan Lins' best period! The record captures him at a perfect point – when he was honing his songwriting to an incredibly precise style that would match the best work of Milton Nascimento or Lo Borges, but before he's gotten a bit too slickly produced. This record features a great set of tracks written in collaboration with Vitor Martins, and with backing by Grupo Modo Livre, arranged by Gilson Peranzzetta. If you've ever wondered why people talk about Lins' genius as a songwriter – check out this album, and you'll see what they mean! Titles include "Cantoria", "Quaresma", "Temporal", "Aos Nossos Filhos", and "A Visita". CD

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Ivan LinsSomos Todos Iguais Nesta Noite ... CD
Odeon/EMI (Japan), 1977. New Copy ... $13.99
Sublime work from Ivan Lins – exactly the kind of record to get you started with his music, as it's one of the best that he ever recorded! The set's got all the best elements of Lins at his 70s stretch of greatness – wonderful songwriting, honest presentation of the lyrics, and this sublime mix of jazz and more lofty backings – at a level that places him in the space with Milton Nascimento or Lo Borges! Like both of those artists, the music here is earnest, but never overdone – balanced with a sense that no American artist could ever hope to touch – with this universal appeal that goes way beyond the boundaries of language. Gilson Peranzzetta handled the backings, and plays keyboards on the set – and titles include "Quadras de Roda", "Dinorah, Dinorah", "Choro Das Aquas", and the great "Aparecida". CD

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Ivan Lins & SWR Big BandCornucopia ... CD
Sunnyside, 2013. New Copy ... $14.99 16.98
A sublime setting for the vocals of the great Ivan Lins – wrapped up here in some really inventive arrangements from the SWR Big Band, who bring an energy to the album we haven't heard from Lins in years! Ivan's vocals take on this soaring, fluid quality that reminds us why we first fell in love with his music so many years ago – a transcendent quality that's really let loose the more the band seems to energize their rhythms and horn charts – almost scatting at times, given the jazzy vibe of the whole record! Arranger Ralf Schmid really makes magic on the record – and the album also features work from Paula Morelenbaum on guest vocals, and a bit of vocals from a South African choir. Tracks include "Samba De Vision", "Missing Miles", "Guantanamineira", "Roda Baiana", "Trem Bom", and "Awa Yio". CD

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New Ivan LinsNovo Tempo ... CD
EMI/Odeon (Japan), 1980. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A beautiful album by Ivan Lins – truly one of his greatest records, and a real gem that stands out as one of the best in his already-excellent catalog! The set has Ivan stepping out strongly from his sound of the 70s – working with Gilson Peranzzetta in a set of arrangements that have touches of jazz and a deeply expressive soul that matches Lins' growing vocal confidence wonderfully. Lins' voice is in top form, and the material is extremely strong (in fact, most of the songs are so good, and so catchy, that we've hardly noticed that they weren't in English!) Titles include "Vira", "Arlequim Desconhecido", "Barco Fantasma", "Novo Tempo", and "Coracao Vagabundo". CD

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New Ivan Lins & Inventa RioInventa Rio Encontra Ivan Lins ... CD
Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2013. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
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 – plus some key guest singers who include Vanessa Da Mata, Jessica Brando, Tosca, Chico Buarque, and Chiara Civello. The album gets a few jazz contributions, too – from the members of the Gnu Quartet, and from the great trumpeter Fabrizio Bosso. Lyrics are all in Italian, which seems to open up a warmer side of Lins' sound – and titles include "O Tempo Me Guardou Voce", "Illuminati", "Cartomante", "Maybe One Day Maybe In Vain", "Nascere Di Nuovo", and "Con Me". CD

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New VariousLove Affair – The Music Of Ivan Lins ... CD
Telarc, 2000. Used ... Out Of Stock
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New Os CariocasReconquistar ... CD
WEA, 1991. Used ... $4.99
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 group's joined on the set by famous guests like Tom Jobim, Caetano Veloso, Ivan Lins, and Joao Bosco. Titles include "Terra Dourada", "Bebel", "Vagamente", "Tema Do Bill", "Travessia", "Sampa", and "Voo". CD
(Out of print.)

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New Elis ReginaEla ... LP
Philips (Brazil), 1971. Very Good ... $29.99
Elis Regina never lets us down – as you'll hear on this great record from 1971! The album captures Elis straddling the fence of her styles – one foot in the older jazzy bossa/samba camp, the other in the more sophisticated range of baroque MPB she virtually invented. Her voice is wonderful throughout – and the album includes stunning versions of Caetano Veloso's "Cinema Olympia" and "Os Argonautas", Marcos Valle's "Black Is Beautiful", Lennon/McCartney's "Golden Slumbers", Baden Powell's "Fale E Disse", and Ivan Lins' jazzy "Madalena". Great stuff throughout – and another must-have album by this legendary singer! LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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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 Helio Delmiro, Ivan Lins, Toninho Horta, Danilo Caymmi, and Joao Bosco – each of whom play a bit of guitar on the record, the last of whom also sings a bit of guest vocals too! Luiz Eca handled the arrangements, all with that subtle sense of sophistication that we've always loved in the group – even more mature here than in the 60s, and with a sound that's totally great. Titles include "3 Horas Da Manha", "Visgo De Jaca", "Beira Mar", "Chorinho No 1", "Jogo Da Vida", "Sanguessuga", and "Beijo Partido". CD

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VariousVale Tudo – Trilha Sonora Original Da Novela ... CD
Som Livre (Brazil), 1989. Used ... $11.99
The production's a bit cheesy – sounding a lot like you'd expect, given the date of the soundtrack – but the set features some well-written songs in a modern MPB mode. Titles include "Pontos Cardeis" by Ivan Lins, "Besame" by Jane Duboc, "Isto Aqui O Que E?" by Caetano Veloso, "Sem Destino" by Leo Gandleman, "Um Mundo So Pra Nos" by Gaz, "Terra Dourada" by Joao Bosco, and "Brasil" by Gal Costa. CD
(Out of print.)

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New Judy RobertsNights In Brazil ... LP
Inner City, 1981. Used ... Out Of Stock
A sweet set of vocal tracks from Judy Roberts – a mix of original tunes and a few covers, all done with a warm fusiony style, and plenty of Brazilian touches! Judy's at the height of her powers here – partly jazzy, partly in a songstress mode that's inspired by the advances that female singers made during the 70s – stretching out in the new freedoms, but never forgetting the lyric, or a need to swing. Includes a great remake of Ivan Lins' "Common Ground", plus the tracks "Two & A Half", "Country Samba", "Save That Time", "Nights In Brazil", "I Can't Help It", and "Starlight Haunted Ballroom". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing.)

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New VariousJohn Lennon – Letra & Musica ... CD
Discobertas (Brazil), 2011. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The music of John Lennon, but handled by a host of different Brazilian artists – on this cool set of tracks pulled together from albums of the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s – plus a few tracks from more recent years too! The set shows a really lasting influence of this Beatle's music on Brazil – from early takes that echo a more direct relationship to Lennon's recordings, to later MPB reworkings that have things really running deep, and coming out in rich new ways! Titles include "Come Together" by Wilson Das Neves, "Because" by MPB4 & Quarteto Em Cy, "Norwegian Wood" by Milton Nascimento, "Love" by Ivan Lins, "How Do You Sleep" by Kadu Mota, "Meu Bem" by Ronnie Von, "Demais" by Veronica Sabino, "My Life" by Leila Pinheiro, "Child Of Nature" by Daca, and "In My Life" by Rita Lee. CD
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Charlie ShaversComplete Charlie Shavers With Maxine Sullivan ... CD
Bethlehem/Solid (Japan), 1954. New Copy ... $9.99
An unusual slice of work by trumpeter Charlie Shavers – proof of his vitality and the range of his powers during the 50s! The first 4 tracks feature Shavers in a sextet with Hank D'Amico, Bennie Morton, Ken Kersey, Aaron Bell and Panama Francis, and some narration by Al Jazzbo Collins! Collins provides some hipster speak that sets that stage for a variety of older tunes featuring Shavers on solo. The set list includes "Dark Eyes", "Dawn On The Desert", "Story Of The Jazz Trumpet", and "Moten Swing" – all done in pretty cool, swinging versions. Side 2 of the LP features Shavers leading another sextet in front of the John Kirby Orchestra with vocalist Maxine Sullivan alongside too, and all of which include Buster Bailey on clarinet, Russell Procope on alto, and Billy Kyle on piano – on tunes that include "Windy", "Rose Room", "If I Had A Ribbon Row", "Flow Gently Sweet Rhythm", and "Molly Malone". CD