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


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Coisa Boa
Luaka Bop, 2014. New Copy
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 ... CD
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Biscoito Fino/DRG, 2010. New Copy 2CD
Lovely live work from Maria Bethania – proof again that a concert setting often brings out her best! The album's got a title that links it to her recent double album – but the overall nature of the performance is much more all-encompassing – older songs mixed with newer ones, ... CD
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Vida
Philips (Brazil), 1980. Very Good
An album with as much depth and richness as the title might imply – a wonderful record from Chico Buarque's newly sophisticated years at the end of the 70s! The set's got a quality that's almost timeless – an interwoven blend of styles that features some of Chico's modes from earlier ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Saramandia
Som Livre (Brazil), 1976. Very Good+
A sweet 70s telenovela soundtrack from Brazil – with work by Gilberto Gil, Luiz Gonzaga Jr, Fafa De Belem, Sonia Braga, Ney Matogrosso, Geraldo Azevedo, and others! LP, Vinyl record album
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Our Kind Of Bossa
Six Degrees, 2014. New Copy
Bossacucanova serve up the kind of bossa they do best – a sweet mix of classic instrumentation and contemporary touches – but they also work here with some great help from a rich array of guest artists, all of whom really help the trio to deepen their sound! The vocalists are ... CD
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Odeon/EMI (Japan), 1970. New Copy
Legendary work from Milton Nascimento – one of his first albums, and still one of his greatest! The record is amazing – a sublime blend of soulful vocals, baroque orchestrations, and just the right amount of jazzy touches – handled in a way that forever proclaimed Milton as one ... 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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Dom Um Romao
Muse, 1972. Near Mint-
An unbelievably fantastic album, and perhaps the greatest one that Dom Um Romao ever did! Dom recorded this one in America with a blend of Brazilian and New York musicians – creating an incredible sound that's unlike anything else we can think of! We'd place this record next to the best ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Wave
CTI/A&M, 1967. Good Gatefold
A stunning mix of talents that brings the heavenly piano and guitar of Antonio Carlos Jobim into play with the lush, but light arrangements of Claus Ogerman – a swirling mix of post-bossa loveliness that redefines Jobim's sound, and opens up new avenues for exploration in sound! The ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Milton Nascimento (1969)
Odeon/Universal (Japan), 1969. New Copy
Maybe one of the first truly brilliant albums from Milton Nascimento – a set that builds on the excellent previous work by the singer/songwriter, but which also has him moving into much more soulful territory as well! Nascimento's work is one of the true treasures of Brazilian music of the ... CD
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Home Cooking
Elektra, 1976. Near Mint- Gatefold
One of Sergio Mendes' most electric outings from the 70s – a tasty mixture of LA fusion, Brazilian rhythms, and the group's unique twin female vocal lead! The mix of sounds is wonderful – and makes for a really solid album that shows how much soul Sergio had soaked up in the decade he'd ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Black Orpheus – Original Soundtrack (Epic)
Epic, Early 60s. Very Good
One of the greatest soundtracks ever – a record that set a whole new standard for audio representation of a film! The mad music for the set was composed by Antonio Carlos Jobim, with lyrics by Vincius De Moraes – and performed by Luiz Bonfa on guitar – but despite such prime ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Bonfa
Dot, Late 60s. Very Good+
One of Bonfa's better pop-bossa efforts of the 60s, and a record that features some pretty solid arrangements by Deodato. The record's still a mix of easy tunes and bossa ones, with the usual confusion of some of Bonfa's other American records – but the groove is pretty solid Now Sound stuff ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Disco Samba
Musart, 1979. Near Mint-
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Rio
Columbia, Mid 60s. Very Good
Even though Paul Winter's always been a little bit of a phony, this bossa LP on Columbia is pretty good stuff! The record was recorded with some of Brazil's best bossa players – like Luiz Bonfa, Roberto Menescal, and Luiz Eca (of Tamba Trio fame). John Hammond produced the session, so you ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Claridade
Odeon (Brazil), 1975. Very Good Gatefold
70s samba magic from Clara Nunes – one of those singers who managed to make an already deep genre sound even better! The set's got a simple and honest approach that's really fresh, and never too overblown – allowing Clara to be expressive without falling into cliche, very much in the ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Girl From Ipanema
A&M/MFP (UK), Late 60s. Near Mint-
Nice mellow sampler of tracks from Jobim's lovely years at A&M! The albums were recorded as part of A&M's early relationship with CTI – and they feature a great set of arrangements that has Jobim on guitar or piano, backed by some beautifully full warm jazzy orchestrations. These ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Honeysuckle Rose – Aquarela Do Brasil
Polygram (Brazil), 1969. Near Mint-
A one of a kind record that still sparkles as brightly today as it did back in the late 60s – an amazing collaboration between Brazilian vocalist Elis Regina and Scandinavian jazzman Toots Thielemans – done in a style that easily makes it one of the best records ever from both artists! ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Livro
Polygram (Brazil), 1997. Used
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 ... CD
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Samba '68
Verve (Japan), 1968. New Copy
One of the grooviest Verve albums of all time – a rare American session from Brazilian legend Marcos Valle – and his only US album to feature vocals! The album's even dreamier than Valle's early bossa sides from Brazil – and the setting has some nice Verve-like touches from ... CD
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Milton Nascimento (1969)
Odeon/Universal (Japan), 1969. New Copy
Maybe one of the first truly brilliant albums from Milton Nascimento – a set that builds on the excellent previous work by the singer/songwriter, but which also has him moving into much more soulful territory as well! Nascimento's work is one of the true treasures of Brazilian music of the ... CD
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Maestro
Blue Note (Japan), 1973. New Copy
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 ... CD
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Daybreak/P-Vine (Japan), 1972. New Copy
Sweet keyboard genius from the legendary Manfredo Fest – an early 70s effort that's got a really wonderful groove! The style here is a bit like some of the best CTI recordings during their early years with A&M – kind of an update of 60s bossa that features full, warm, jazzy ... CD
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Orlandivo (1977)
Copacabana/Kindred Spirits (Netherlands), 1977. New Copy
A sweet funky classic from 70s Brazil – one of those records that's found thousands of funky fans over the decades – and which still continues to please! The set's the best-eer from Orlandivo – a soulful singer whose set up perfectly here with funky backings from the great Joao ... CD
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Bebel Gilberto
Ziriguiboom/Six Degrees, 2004. Used
Bebel's second album for Six Degrees – and quite possibly an even better album than the first! Not one to rest on the laurels of her success of recent years, Bebel seems to diverge a bit from the sound of her initial hit – going for a deeper approach to songwriting, and a musical style ... CD
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Fool On The Hill
A&M/Verve, 1968. Used
One of our favorite albums by Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66 – a perfect bridge between the simple pop of earlier records, and the group's expanding sound as the 70s approached! The warmly glowing Brasil 66 style is still very strongly in place, but the music here is all a bit hipper – ... CD
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Ziriguiboom, 1999. Used
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 ... CD
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Momento
Ziriguiboom/Six Degrees, 2007. Used
Bebel Gilberto's certainly one to keep her public waiting in the space between each new record – but she always makes the wait worthwhile by coming up with something new! The sound here is again something different than her previous two albums – somewhat electric, but also fairly ... CD
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Vinicius
Transparent, 2001. Used
No description available. CD
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Polydor, 1972. New Copy (reissue)
One of the hardest rocking albums ever cut by Os Mutantes – a record that's got a slightly ironic take on rock and roll styles of the time – still performed with the sense of drama and humor that always made the band so great! Rita Lee and Arnaldo Baptista are still in the group at ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Mutantes Ao Vivo
Som Livre (Brazil), 1976. New Copy (reissue)
A rare live album recorded by the Mutantes during the years after Rita Lee and Arnaldo Baptista left the group, and when the only surviving original member Sergio Dias turned the group into a very competent progressive rock outfit. The sound is very different than their early albums, but it's ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Softly
Capitol, 1965. New Copy (reissue)
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 ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Love, Strings & Jobim
Warner, 1966. Very Good
A breezy bossa classic from Jobim – recorded in LA, in case you couldn't tell from the cover image that has ol' AC standing with his guitar in a Pacific sunset! The sound's got a nice easy finish – with arrangements by Deodato and Maestro Gaya that are very much in the spirit of Jobim's ... LP, Vinyl record album
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So Nice (Pickwick pressing)
Pickwick, Mid 60s. Very Good
Sort of a repackaging of the Brasil '65 album on Capitol – done here in a pressing by Pickwick that features a very psychedelic cover! The record's a mixed bag of tracks that has some bossa piano trio stuff, plus some vocal cuts with Wanda De Sah, the alto and flute of Bud Shank, and the ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Gismonti Pascoal – The Music of Egberto & Hermeto
Adventure Music, 2013. Used
A beautiful tribute to the music of Egberto Gismonti and Hermeto Pascoal – but presented in a fresh style that's very different than the originals! Gismonti and Pascoal were two of Brazil's most inventive composer/musicians of the 70s – both very open to new sounds, new rhythms, and ... CD
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Atlanticos
Adventure Music, 2013. Used
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 ... CD
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Hip-O, Late 60s. Used
No description available. CD
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From The Heart
Adventure Music, 2006. Used
Beautiful Brazilian jazz from guitarist Mario Adnet – an artist with a sound that recalls some of our favorite work from the great indie fusion explosion in Brazil during the 80s! Mario plays acoustic guitar in a lightly dancing way that's initiated by bossa, but has stronger ties to the ... CD
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Ouro Negro
Adventure Music, 1960s/1970s/1990s. Used 2CD
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 ... CD
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Disques Dessinee (Japan), 2012. New Copy
A Brazilian singer with a really jazzy vibe – working here in a set of sublimely simple tunes that almost remind us of those great 70s moments when French singers might have taken on some sounds from Brazil – particularly the music of Chico Buarque! The songs here have a subtle ... CD
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Hot/Disques Dessinee (Japan), 1969. New Copy
Definitely a set to make you hallucinate – as the grooves are quite groovy, but in a really trippy way! The album's a bit like the classic Psicodelico set by Luiz Carlos Vinhas – a mix of older samba modes and wigged-out 60s sounds – sometimes odd production, sometimes offbeat ... CD
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Talisman
Savant, 2014. New Copy
Percussionist Sammy Figueroa has a wide range of experience, and a long history in Latin jazz – but here, he works with singer Glaucia Nasser in a really lovely set of tunes – work that both has a strong Brazilian presence, but also opens up with some wider jazz inflections as well! ... CD
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Siria
Analog Africa (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy
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 ... CD
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Polydor/Universal (France), 1962. New Copy (reissue)
A gem of a record – one of a few Brazilian sides cut in Paris during the 60s by Laura Villa – an Italian singer by birth, but one who does a wonderful job here with bossa nova! The set's got all the complex charm of a Brazilian classic on Elenco or Forma – with arrangements that ... LP, Vinyl record album
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EMI/Odeon (Japan), 1970. New Copy
A very groovy group from Brazil – swinging with a mixed male/female harmony sound that's a lot like the Swingle Singers! Unlike the Swingles, though, Quarteto Forma sing pop hits of their day – both American and Brazilian ones – in a dreamy, jazzy, easy, and floating style that's ... CD
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Doris Monteiro (1964)
Elenco/Universal (Japan), 1964. New Copy
Early work from Doris Monteiro – a set that's much more bossa-oriented than some of her later work – and recorded in the brilliant style of the Elenco label, with backings by Hammond genius Walter Wanderley! The record's got a light lively style – with Walter's organ grooving in ... CD
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Philips (Japan), 1967. New Copy
One of the building blocks of the late 60s Tropicalia scene in Brazil – and a standout solo debut from the young Caetano Veloso! The album's got an approach that's as dynamic and trippy as its cover image might imply – the same amazing blend of sounds and styles you'd hear on ... CD
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Elis (1974)
Polygram/Universal (Japan), 1974. New Copy
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 ... CD
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Philips (Japan), 1969. New Copy
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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Philips (Japan), 1980. New Copy
Lovely stuff! This record's a stunning batch of light tracks – most with a jazzy samba or late bossa sound – and the kind of sparkling production that Nara used a lot more later in the decade. Antonio Adolfo plays piano (and very nicely, we might add!) – and the rest of the ... CD
 
Updated September 20, 2014


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