The debut of a legend – Chico Buarque's first album for RGE, and a groundbreaking batch of tunes that helped shape the sound of popular music in Brazil for years to come! Buarque predates the Tropicalia era, but is working here in a style that clearly allowed for their later impact – a ... (Brazil) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Alaide Costa —
Afinal ... CD RGE/Ubatuqui (Spain), 1963. Used ....
Sad and dreamy early 60s work by Alaide Costa – one of the early divas of bossa nova! The album's one of Alaide's most solid from the time – and features backing either by a small combo led by Cesar Camargo, or by a larger group led by Maestro Lindolfo Gaya, the force behind more great ... (Brazil) read moreCD
A rare session of samba jazz from saxophonist Hector Costita – working here under the name of Don Junior, in a groovy little combo that includes organ from Walter Wanderley and drums from Milton Banana! The tracks have a rhythm that's quite a bit like Wanderley's own albums from the time ... (Brazil) read moreCD
Excellent early bossa work from pianist Cesar Camargo Mariano! Cesar's probably best known for his funky fusion work of the late 70s, and for his accompaniment of Elis Regina on some of her classic Philips sides in the same decade – but back at the time of this recording, he was leading a ... (Brazil) read moreCD
A rich collection of work from Brazilian singer Miltinho – an older-styled vocalist who made a great transition here in the 60s – picking up bits of samba and some stronger jazz influences – all of which really helped to open up his sound! Some tracks here are quite driving and ... (Brazil) read moreCD
A great package of work from this big Brazilian singer of the postwar years – six classic RGE albums by Miltinho, all presented with original artwork and a few bonus tracks as well! Miltinho's really growing here as an artist – using his already-great vocal approach to open up into ... (Brazil) read moreCD