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Bossa, samba, MPB, and more -- a great selection of music, both vintage and contemporary!


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Tropicalbacanal
Mad Decent, 2014. New Copy Gatefold
Brazilian contemporary favela funk, electroclash, genre-defying party rockers Bondo Do Role again deliver insistent jams for Diplo's Mad Decent label – with guest appearances by Mixhell, Ce'Cile, Kool AD, Poolside, Rizzle Kicks, Death Set, DJ Chernobyl and (amazingly!) Caetano Veloso. Tracks ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Softly
Capitol/Universal (Japan), 1965. New Copy
A lost bossa classic from Wanda De Sah – aka Wanda Sa, the wife of Edu Lobo, and a singer who worked with Sergio Mendes in his pre-Brasil 66 days! The album's got a wonderfully laidback feel – languid, yet jazzy, with the feel of some of Astrud Gilberto's best work on Verve, yet with ... CD
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Psicodelico 1966 to 1975
Groovie (Spain), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy
Rare psych and otherwise trippy rock from Sergio Augusto Bustamente – aka Serguei – recordings made for Polydor Brazil and smaller labels from the mid 60s to mid 70s! Like a lot of our favorite global psych era rock, the freaky elements are balanced nicely with solid production values ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Bomba (Japan), 1965. Used
Classic bossa groovers from the legendary Sambalanco Trio – one of the tight Brazilian piano combos who first helped define the sound of bossa jazz, and a classic group that featured work from a young Airto Moreira and Cesar Camargo Mariano! The album's one of the group's few recordings, and ... CD
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Manfredo Fest Trio
RGE (Brazil), 1964. Used
Amazing work from pianist Manfredo Fest – one of his first jazz albums, recorded in tight bossa trio format, and filled with lively groovers! Manfredo's work on piano has always been top-notch in our book – and he's even better in this combo on the set, which features drummer Heitor ... CD
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Samba 40 Graus
Pawal (Brazil), Early 60s. Very Good+
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Inter CD (Brazil), 1971. Used
One of Maria Crueza's greatest albums – recorded in Buenos Aires, but with a bossa sound that's all Brazil, all the way through! The album features a wonderful set of classic tunes arranged by Mike Ribas with a sound that reminds us of the 60s recordings on labels like Elenco or Forma – ... CD
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RGE/Discmedi (Spain), 1960s. Used 4CD
An excellent package that collects together 4 seminal bossa nova compilations from the RGE label during the 60s – O Fino Da Bossa, A Bossa No Paramount, Paramount Templo Da Bossa, & Os Grandes Sucessos Do Paramount. The albums aren't all necessarily recorded live, but they are compiled ... CD
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Songbook Instrumental
Lumiar (Brazil), 1995. Used 2 CDs
An excellent batch of modern instrumental readings of some of Jobim's greatest compositions – put together with the usual respect and care of the Lumiar label, and featuring a huge number of great Brazilian jazz players, like Joao Donato, Nelson Ayres, Sivuca, Roberto Menescal, Hermeto ... CD
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Os Gatos
Philips (Japan), Mid 60s. Used
An album of incomparable beauty – one of the two rare albums cut by this legendary group during the 60s, and a bossa nova masterpiece all the way through! The work is guided by a young Deodato – who's moving here into much more complicated territory than his early organ jazz records ... CD
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Universal (Brazil), 1960s/1970s/Early 80s. Used 2 CDs
From the bossa years, to the Tropicalia generation, to the MPB hit days of the 70s, and even up into the 80s – Nara Leao has always been one of Brazil's most compelling singers, as you'll hear on this well-selected batch of 30 tracks pulled from her classic recordings for Philips and Elenco. ... CD
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Apresentando Rosinha De Valenca
Elenco/Universal (Japan), 1964. Used
The first album by Brazilian guitarist Rosinha Da Valencia – and a beautiful one at that! The record features Rosinha playing solo guitar with percussion backing, very much in the style of Baden Powell's early work, especially his own albums for the Elenco label – and as the set ... CD
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CTI (Japan), 1973. Used
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 ... CD
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Ed Lincoln (1968)
Savoya/Whatmusic (UK), 1968. Used
Excellent work from this fab Brazilian organ player! Next to Walter Wanderley, Ed Lincoln was one of Brazil's greatest talents on the Hammond Organ during the 1960s – and this sparkling LP of samba and bossa groovers is one of his best recordings ever! The album's got a lively jazzy groove ... CD
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Cafe Com Pao
Lumiar (Brazil), 1997. Used
One of the first straight jazz albums Joao Donato has cut in years, and a nice mellow set of bossa tracks by this great Brazilian pianist! Joao's playing here with drummer Eloir De Moraes, and some tracks are spare trio ones, while others have added instrumentation by guests like Robertinho Silva ... CD
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Serie Bis Bossa Nova
EMI (Brazil), Late 50s. Used 2CD
28 tracks by one of the loveliest ladies to ever sing bossa nova! Sylvia was one of the first big Brazilian singers to embrace the bossa genre –a key bridge between the romantic styles of earlier years, and the lighter mode of later ones – and this excellent 2CD set features a great ... CD
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Eldorado/Pau Brasil (Brazil), 2000. Used
One of the best recent records we've heard in years from Brazilian sax maestro Paulo Moura! Moura's appeared on countless albums over the years (check the notes, as he's probably on a lot of your favorites) – but his work as a leader is always our favorite. This live recording from 1998 ... CD
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EMI/Odeon (Brazil), 1960/1961. Used
Haunting samba work by this excellent Brazilian singer! Silva's voice is rich and tremendous – and these 2 albums from the early 60s capture all of his warmth and emotion perfectly. The arrangements are heavily percussive, and recorded with a deep echoey quality that makes Roberto sound ... CD
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Samba Nova Geracao
EMI (Brazil), 1965. Used
A gem of a bossa nova guitar session – light and lively, and filled with great acoustic lines from guitarist Geraldo Vespar! The tunes are all instrumental, and they feature some great larger backings too – arrangements that either bring up the rhythms nicely with a lot of percussion, ... CD
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38 Titres De Bossa Nova
EMI (France), Late 50s/Early 60s. Used
A treasure – some of the first and best bossa nova work ever recorded! This 38-track set compiles most of Joao Gilberto's early recordings for the EMI/Odeon label in Brazil – remarkably influential tracks recorded from the years 1958 to 1961, featuring a young Joao on guitar and vocals ... CD
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Vinicius De Moraes Songbook Vol 3
Lumiar (Brazil), 1993. Used
The 3rd, and last, volume in this stunning songbook series of work by the great Vinicius De Moraes. This one's got a huge batch of big names, and features Tim Maia & Os Cariocas teaming up on "Tem Do", Tom Jobim & Chico Buarque dueting on "Sem Voce", Caetano Veloso ... CD
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Pedra Do Espia
Jam (Brazil), 2001. Used 2CD
Wonderful jazziness from Brazil! This group has a sound that's beyond compare – influenced clearly by the 70s work of Hermeto Pascoal, but much more tuneful, light, and dancing – vocals blending with piano, percussion, and a host of angular reed instruments! The sound is incredible ... CD
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BMG (Germany), 1970s/1980s/1990s. Used
Although the thought's romantic, the music on this one's still quite lively – very much in a modern samba mode, with a focus on tunes from the BMG catalog of the past 25 years. There's a total of 15 tracks in all – and titles include "Danca Da Solidao" by Beth Carvalho, " ... CD
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Meus Momentos
EMI (Brazil), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used 2CD
Killer stuff by an artist who dominated Brazil's pop charts in the late 60s with his brilliant soulful recordings! Wilson Simonal had a deep rich voice, and the arrangements on his classic EMI/Odeon recordings have a similar feel to some of the soul music released on Capitol in the US during the ... CD
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Le Trio Camara
Saravah/Dare Dare (France), Early 70s. Used
A killer album of jazzy bossa grooves – originally recorded in France in the early 70s, and darn hard to find in any format! The record was cut for the tiny Saravah label – home to groovy French acts like Brigitte Fontaine and Areski, as well as an elite group of jazz and world ... CD
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Jovem Guarda
Columbia (Brazil), Mid 60s. Used
A very groovy batch of early rock tunes from Roberto Carlos! The overall sound is a lot more stripped-down than his later work, and the dominant instrument is a cool tinny organ, with a very "Question Mark & The Mysterians" sort of feel to it. The tracks are mostly all originals ... CD
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Revivendo (Brazil), Late 50s/Early 60s. Used
No description available. CD
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Serie Bis Bossa Nova
EMI (Brazil), 1956/1973/1995. Used 2CD
3 chapters in the career of Joao Donato – one of our favorite Brazilian artists! This nicely priced, 28 track, 2CD set features tunes from Joao's 1956 recordings for Odeon, his classic 1973 Quem E Quem LP, and his recent set recorded for the World Pacific label in 1995. The early tracks ... CD
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Universal (Brazil), Late 60s/1970s/1980s. Used 2CD
A 2CD, 30 track overview of the career of this great singer/songwriter team – one of the most important in Brazilian music since Vinicius parted company with Tom Jobim. The package features work by the pair together, solo, and in the company of other artists. Titles include "Regra ... CD
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BMG (Brazil), 1965. Used
Mid 60s pop work by Cauby – a mixture of romantic tunes, American pop numbers, and a few bossa covers, all sung in Cauby's richly unique voice. Includes English language versions of "Days Of Wine & Roses" and "Call Me Irresponsible", plus "Garota De Ipanema" ... CD
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Astrud Gilberto Now
Perception/Sequel (UK), 1972. Used
Killer work by Astrud Gilberto – very different than her Verve sides of the 60s! The album was produced by Astrud, arranged by Deodato – and has that wonderful warm full jazz feel of her classic album on CTI, but also a bit more like some of the funky work of Jorge Ben at the time ... CD
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Doris Monteiro (1970)
EMI/Odeon (Brazil), 1970. Used
Beautiful work from the lovely Doris Monteiro! Doris has a voice that sounds a lot like some of the big Brazilian divas of the early 60s – but she's recording here in a style that's slightly more modern and groovy – although still filled with a lot of influences from the early bossa ... CD
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Meus Momentos
EMI (Brazil), 1970s/Early 80s. Used 2CD
One of our favorite Brazilian singers ever! Lo Borges is perhaps best known to the world for his incredible vocals on Milton Nascimento's classic Clube Da Esquina album – but he made a heck of a lot of great recordings on his own, many of which are compiled here on this long-overdue best-of ... CD
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Nelson Angelo E Joyce
Odeon (Brazil), 1972. Used
Amazing! This album is one of Joyce's truly hip albums, and it's a beautiful set of tracks written and performed with Nelson Angelo (who was Joyce's bandmate in the group A Tribo) – with a sound and feeling that's slightly different from her other work as a leader. The music has an ... CD
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A Chave Do Sucesso
Musidisc/Whatmusic (UK), 1962. Used
Brilliant stuff – the first album ever by samba singer Orlandivo, a great talent who had a knack for blending samba, bossa, jazz, and a bit of soul – surfacing here with a sound that's quite different than most other singers of his generation! The record features organ by the great Ed ... CD
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Live In Montreal
Rob (Brazil), 2000. Used
A recent live recording by Marcos Valle – surprisingly strong, and proof that his refound magic is not just a process of studio work! If you've seen Marcos live in recent years, you'll really love the set – as it captures the aging sadness in his voice, the time-tired phrasing that's ... CD
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Tropical (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. Used
No description available. CD
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Registro
Sony (Brazil), 1979. Used
A great one by this famous Brazilian jazz singer – and a record that's got a much more straight ahead sound than some of her later smooth jazz efforts. Joao Donato handled the arrangements, and the overall instrumental feel is similar to some of his late 70s work – with a good mix of ... CD
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Folklore E Bossa Nova Do Brasil
MPS/Polygram (Japan), 1966. Used
A landmark album on MPS – one that offers a survey of Brazilian music for the 60s European market – recorded live in concert and featuring key performances from Edu Lobo, Sylvia Telles, and Rosinha Da Valenca! The work here mixes bossa jazz with rootsier elements – creating a ... CD
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Pretty World
EMI (Japan), 2000. Used
A really lovely album from Japanese bossa singer Lisa Ono – with arrangements and production by Deodato! The album's unique in that it features Lisa singing in English – doing light lively versions of pop classics from the 60s and 70s, mostly with a bossa tinge, and all with mellow ... CD
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Stillness
A&M (Japan), 1970. Used
A real classic from Sergio Mendes – probably most famous for its funky bits! The record pushes past the formula of the earlier Brasil 66 albums, and goes for a more sophisticated approach that adds in some sweet electric moments, more complicated grooves, and an overall sound that's even ... CD
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Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2003. Used
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Fantasy, 1962/1963. Used
Brazilian guitar genius galore – 2 rare Fantasy albums from guitarist Bola Sete! First up is Bossa Nova – a date that was issued in the 60s with a title to cash in on the growing bossa craze in the US – and which stands as one of Sete's best for Fantasy Records! The sound is ... CD
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Audio Fidelity/Ubatuqui (Spain), 1962. Used
Essential reissue of the legendary 1962 Bossa Nova concert at Carnegie Hall. The concert is legendary not only because it was a bit of a disaster (according to legend, just about nobody got paid!), but also because it brought together a huge amount of Brazilian talent on one stage, and premiered ... CD
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Bomba (Japan), 1965. Used
An excellent early album from Brazilian jazz pianist Dom Salvador! The record is one of Salvador's greatest, and it's quite different than his later fusion work from the 70s – a crackling bossa trio session with a very firey groove. The group features some excellent bass work by Edson Lobo ... CD
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Amazonas
Elephant, 2000. Used
One of the best recent albums we've heard from this masterful Brazilian pianist! The record's a straight trio set, done with Claudio Slon on drums – and an excellent mellow bossa groove that's a lot harder than some of Joao's other recent sets. The record's nice and long, too – with ... CD
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Philips (Japan), 1969. Used
Damn – what a great album! This is Joyce's second solo album – and it's a landmark in Brazilian music, stretching way past the bossa styles of her first release, into a groove that's free, jazzy, and open-ended, a real shift towards the genius of her work in the 70s and 80s. ... CD
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Hollywood/EMI (UK), 2004. Used
Tremendously beautiful work from one of our favorite-ever artists – performing here in a genre unto itself! We've always loved Seu Jorge's own work – the funky samba tunes and mellower guitar work that have made him one of the most exciting talents from Brazil in recent years – ... CD
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RCA (Brazil), 1961/1964. Used
Two classic bossa albums from the great Johnny Alf! Alf was a key part of the bossa scene in Brazil – an important singer in the pre-bossa years, with a vocal style that linked older traditions with the newer sound of the early 60s. Alf was also an excellent songwriter – and his ... CD
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Danca Da Voz
Lumiar (Brazil), Used
The brilliant tradition of Brazilian female jazz vocalists lives on in this recent recording by singer Carol Saboya. The recording was supervised by jazzy greats Antonio Adolfo (who played piano on the record) and Cristova Bastos, and the tracks have a clear clean jazzy feel that suits Carol's ... CD
 
Updated July 31, 2014


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