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


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Raiz
Omagatoki (Japan), 2014. New Copy
The album's a recent one, but the legendary Joyce also returns to her roots a bit – hence the title – working here with a bit of help from the great Roberto Menescal, who brought the singer into the studio for her first bossa session 50 years ago! The format is laidback, warm, and ... CD
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Serenata Carioca
BMG (Japan), 1992. Used
Lisa Ono just can't miss! Not only does this Japanese singer have a wonderful way with the bossa, but she's also working with some top notch arrangements that are easily as great as anything coming out of Brazil in the modern bossa vein! The groups are peppered with great Brazilian players, but ... CD
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RGE (Brazil), 1960s. Used
An excellent compilation of obscure bossa nova material from the RGE catalog – with 2LPs worth of material that's totally tough to find on vinyl! Most every cut is from the early to late 60s, and the tracks are the sort that never get put on the usual bossa comps in the US. Titles include a ... CD
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Boutique (Germany), 1970s/1980s/1990s. Used 2CDs
One of the greatest collections of Brazilian music we've stocked in years – and one that goes for a very different focus than other funk or bossa-styled sets! The sound here is really unique – a mix of samba, soul, and MPB styles – all wrapped up in the sunny finish promised in ... CD
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Moondreams
A&M/CTI (Japan), 1969. New Copy
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 ... CD
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Namorada
BMG (Japan), 1993. Used
Lisa Ono's a Japanese singer – but you'd never know it from this album, as she sings and plays guitar as lovely as Joyce! In fact, the record reminds us of some of the best Joyce work from the early 80s – with Lisa's sweet but soulful voice singing out strongly over a spare set of ... CD
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Stone Flower (with bonus track)
CTI/Sony, 1970. Used
One of Antonio Carlos Jobim's greatest records – and a perfect blend of his subtle bossa genius with the moody electric sound of CTI! Jobim plays electric and acoustic piano, guitar, and sings a bit – and Deodato handled the arrangements with a breezy brilliance that matches all the ... CD
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Stone Flower
CTI, 1970. New Copy (reissue)
One of Antonio Carlos Jobim's greatest records – and a perfect blend of his subtle bossa genius with the moody electric sound of CTI! Jobim plays electric and acoustic piano, guitar, and sings a bit – and Deodato handled the arrangements with a breezy brilliance that matches all the ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Mercury (Brazil), 1965. Used
One of the most legendary groups from the bossa era in Brazil – a combo of incredible players, working with sublime arrangements by Eumir Deodato – all in a sound that hardly been matched again! The group only ever recorded two albums, but they've had a lasting impact on the sound of ... CD
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Bossa Tres Em Forma
Forma/Universal (Japan), 1965. New Copy
Tremendous work from the legendary Bossa Tres – one of the coolest, sharpest combos of the 60s bossa generation – working here on a rare session from the legendary Forma label! The mighty Roberto Quartin produced the set – and gives it the sense of space you'll find on other ... CD
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Minas (with bonus tracks)
EMI (Japan), 1975. New Copy
A mid 70s masterpiece from Milton Nascimento – a record that still has the soaringly ambitious touches of his other work from the time, but which also comes across with a slightly personal feel too! Nascimento's voice is near-perfect – even more spacious and heavenly than before – ... CD
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Philips (Japan), 1959/1961. New Copy
2 of the earliest albums ever from bossa genius Carlos Lyra – back to back on one CD! The first album, Bossa Nova, definitely lives up to its title – as it features Lyra's wonderful original compositions wrapped around a set of orchestrations that are lightly breezy, and which dance ... CD
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Muse/Soul Brother (UK), 1972/1973. New Copy
A pair of amazing records from percussionist Dom Um Romao – back to back in a single set! The self-titled Dom Um Romao is an unbelievably fantastic album, and perhaps the greatest one that Dom Um Romao ever cut! Dom recorded this set in America with a blend of Brazilian and New York ... CD
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Brasilian Beat '67
Design/Gear Fab, 1967. New Copy
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 ... CD
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EMI/4 Men With Beards, 1972. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
A landmark album – and one that Milton cut with his "corner club", an elite group of musicians and songwriters from the early days of his career – including greats like Lo Borges and Wagner Tiso. Borges is particularly fantastic, and shines on the massively beautiful cut ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Polygram/Lilith (Italy), 1968. New Copy LP & CD (reissue)
A landmark album – not just in Brazilian music, but in all modern music in general! The set's a legendary manifesto for the Tropicalia movement in Brazil – and features key works by all the leading musical luminaries in the movement – including a few later stars who are heard ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Polydor, 1971. New Copy (reissue)
Quite possibly the last truly sublime album ever recorded by Os Mutantes – a set that's a bit more rock-oriented then their first few, but still pretty revolutionary overall! The group have expanded to a quintet at this point, but haven't yet falling into the guitar-heavy groove of later ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Feminina
Odeon/EMI (Japan), 1980. New Copy
Beauty, pure beauty – one of Joyce's greatest albums – and maybe the first record we'd point to for anyone interested in her music! The set's an incredible blend of vocals, acoustic guitar, and these lightly gentle arrangements – all at this new level of expression that still ... CD
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Verve (Japan), 1969. New Copy
A lost treasure – and one of the rarest albums in Astrud Gilberto's career! The set's a special Japanese-only session – recorded in 1969, and featuring all new Japanese lyrics to a number of Astrud's biggest hits – plus some wonderful new tracks done especially for the session! ... CD
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Big Ben
Philips (Japan), 1965. New Copy
Brilliant early work from Jorge Ben – a set that shouldn't be confused with the US album of the same name, and which is one of Jorge's first few gems of the 60s! The album's got Ben stepping out with a slightly jazzier feel than on his debut – a style that's still heavily steeped in ... CD
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Samba Blim
CTI/A&M (Japan), 1968. New Copy
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 ... CD
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Muito (with bonus tracks)
Philips (Japan), 1978. New Copy
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 ... CD
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Seduzir
EMI (Japan), 1981. New Copy
Spare, simple work from Djavan – the kind of soulful set that made him one of the most dramatic mainstream talents in Brazil at the start of the 80s – and one of the few of his generation to reach out to a larger global market! The album's got a very Milton Nascimento sort of vibe ... CD
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Ele E Johnny Alf
EMI/Odeon (Japan), 1972. New Copy
One of the greatest albums ever recorded by Johnny Alf – a sweet and mellow set of tracks that retains all the charm of his earlier bossa work, yet which adds in some warmer electric touches to really expand the sound. The set's totally wonderful – warm and raspy vocals from Johnny, ... CD
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Agora (with bonus tracks)
Odeon/EMI (Japan), 1976. New Copy
One of the loveliest albums we've ever heard from Brazilian singer Doris Monteiro – a blend of electric arrangements with some sparer, rootsier elements – handled by Gerald Vespar, in a style that's quite unique! The record has a simple honesty that's missing from some of Doris' other ... CD
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Philips/El (Brazil), 1962/1963/1964/1966. New Copy
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 ... CD
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A Noite
EMI/Odeon (Japan), 1979. New Copy
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 ... CD
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Muito Na Onda
Odeon/EMI (Japan), 1967. New Copy
A groovy little group from Brazil – arranged and conducted by Antonio Adolfo! The group's got a really wonderful sound that's part bossa nova, part French 60s pop, and very much in the style of work by Marcos Valle from the late 60s! There's a female lead vocalist who sounds a lot like ... CD
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Lugar Comum
Philips (Japan), 1975. New Copy
A sweet electric 70s session from the mighty Joao Donato – very different than his earlier bossa work of the 60s – and with the same funky appeal as the best work on his classic Quem E Quem album! This set's got a tighter feel overall – very much in a samba soul style, with lots ... CD
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Odeon/Light In The Attic, 1972. New Copy
A holy grail! This is one of Marcos Valle's best-ever albums – and it's certainly the one to best realize the larger scope he was heading for in the years after the bossa – that sublime mix of jazz and more expansive arrangements – a perfect fit for the growing sophistication of ... CD
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Odeon/Light In The Attic, 1973. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)
An insanely wonderful album that will always remain one of the all-time favorites of the Dusty Groove staff! This beautiful batch of tracks by Brazilian singer/songwriter Marcos Valle has him pushing waaaay past his bossa work of the 60s – into a cool 70s mix of electronics and sexy scoring, ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Spirit Of The Times
Muse, 1973. Near Mint- (reissue)
An incredible set of Brazilian jazz – one of the few albums that percussionist Dom Um Romao recorded as a leader, and sublime all the way through! The record's got a wonderful blend of funky fusion and Brazilian percussion – and features a group from two continents that includes Sivuca ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Fly/Sire, 1989. Very Good+
The first-ever record in the Luaka Bop legacy – a massive collection of Brazilian grooves that still serves as one of the best introductions to the music we can think of! Most of the artists here are the bigger names of the MPB generation of the 70s – but many are still very under-repre ... LP, Vinyl record album
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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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Donato-Deodato
Muse, 1973. Very Good+
The legendary meeting of the two biggest Brazilian keyboard talents of the 70s – Joao Donato and Eumir Deodato – coming together in beautifully funky formation! The sound is a great blend of the moody electric work of Donato's classic Quem E Quem album, and some of the fuller, funkier ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Tribalistas
EMI, 2002. Used
3 of Brazil's most important artists of the past 10 years team up in this Tribalistas project – a genre-blurring set of tracks that recalls similar efforts of the Tropicalista generation, updated to reflect the styles of the 3 artists involved, with some nice complicated production touches ... CD
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Urubu
Warner, 1976. Used
A strangely wonderful album from Jobim – recorded with baroque production by Claus Ogerman, and a style that's similar to the 1973 Jobim album. The sound is perhaps a bit hokey in parts, but most of the time things are pretty sophisticated, with nice jazzy playing Jobim on Fender Rhodes, and ... CD
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Lero Lero
Cumbancha, 2010. Used
Lovely contemporary samba from Luisa Maita – a set that's mostly filled with acoustic instrumentation, but which has some slight electric touches too – but all in ways that gently soften the sound underneath Luisa's wonderful vocals! There's a nice sort of raspy quality to the record ... CD
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Verve (France), 1960s/1970s. Used
No description available. CD
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Mercury (Brazil), 1965. Used
One of the most legendary groups from the bossa era in Brazil – a combo of incredible players, working with sublime arrangements by Eumir Deodato – all in a sound that hardly been matched again! The group only ever recorded two albums, but they've had a lasting impact on the sound of ... CD
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Putumayo, 2000s. Used
No description available. CD
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Mochilla, 2009. Used CD/DVD
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 ... 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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Siria (180 gram pressing with download)
Analog Africa (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy Gatefold
An incredible compilation of material by Mestre Cupijo and the musicians of Cameta – the Amazonian town where the Siria style was born! The always-great Analog Africa label turns to Brazil for this one – a nice step after their rich range of African reissues – given the nature ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Friends From Rio 2014
Far Out (UK), 2014. New Copy
One of the best records in years from the mighty Far Out label – and a set that really takes the imprint back to its roots! The name of the record echoes the first Friends From Rio session that launched Far Out almost two decades ago – and like that classic, this one's a collaborative ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Milestone/Far Out (UK), 1979. New Copy (reissue)
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 ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Far Out (UK), 2011/2013. New Copy 2 CDs
A great reworking of this sweet sweet album from Azymuth – served up in a package that features the core original album, plus all the great remixes that came afterward! The core record is heavy Fender Rhodes from Azymuth – sounding almost better here than we've heard them for years! ... CD
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Estatica
Far Out (UK), 2010. New Copy
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 ... CD
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Sanfona
ECM, 1981. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold
One of Gismonti's straighter jazz albums, but one that's still filled with a lot of fantastically conceived turns and changes, in the manner of his best compositions. This is a 2LP set, with 1 album of performances by a quartet that includes Mauro Senise on reeds and Zeca Assumpacao on bass. The ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Tempo/Avanco
Philips (Japan), Mid 60s. Used
2 of the best-ever albums by the Tamba Trio – out now on one CD! The records are a fantastic mix of vocal harmonies and bossa piano grooves, with a sound that's unlike anything else you've ever heard – unless you've heard some of the Tamba Trio's other excellent records! Luiz Eca ... CD
 
Updated August 21, 2014


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