CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
View larger image       Image note

Softly

LP (Item 69749) Capitol, 1965 — Condition: New Copy
(reissue)
Out Of Stock

LP, Vinyl record album


5.00 2
Also available
Wanda de Sah — Softly ... CD 13.99

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 vocals that are possibly better – thanks to Wanda's pedigree in Brazilian pop. Recordings were done in California, not Rio – and arrangements are handled by the great Jack Marshall – who's got a strong ear for keeping things interesting with a mix of strings, Latin rhythms, and Capitol pop shadings. Titles include "Aqua De Beber", "Ho Ba La La", "Sweet Happy Life", "The Dreamer", and a great version of "Aruanda".  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


You might be interested in


CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Obras
Whatmusic (UK), New Copy Gatefold (reissue)
A deeply jazzy album from Brazil – one of the few rare records cut by the combo of Edison Machado, one of Brazil's greatest drummers of the 60s! The set has a sound that's quite different from Machado's earlier work – a fusion of post-bossa and post-Coltrane styles that comes off with ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
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
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Philips/Polysom (Brazil), 1974. New Copy (reissue)
Searing samba soul from Jorge Ben – one of his best-remembered albums of the 70s, and for good reason too! The album's got a slightly fuller feel than some of Ben's other work of the time – never slick, but with backings balanced nicely against his own raspy vocals and acoustic guitar ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Luaka Bop, 1970s. New Copy 2LP
Insanely great sounds from the legendary Tim Maia – easily the most soulful singer in 70s Brazil, and an artist with a heck of a strong ear for funk, too! The music here is an incredible hybrid of American soul and Brazilian elements – especially since some lyrics are in English – ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Rozenblit/Mr Bongo (UK), 1974. New Copy (reissue)
A gem of a record from the same Pernambuco early 70s scene that gave us Lula Cortes, Ze Ramalho, Geraldo Azevedo, and Alceu Valenca! This obscure little set has lots of the earthier tones that showed up in work by the above artists – a style that mixes folksy touches with bits of psychedelia ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Sound Soul & Spirit (UK), 2014. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
Sublime live sounds from the great Nat Birchall – one of the most spiritual jazzmen currently working today! The set has Nat and his quintet really stretching out – playing his own great compositions, plus some Impulse and Strata East classics too – all at an open, searching, ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Top Dawg Ent./Interscope, 2014. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
Schoolboy Q's breakout Oxymoron – with appearances by Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, 2 Chainz, Raekwon, Tyler The Creator and others. Includes the standout "Collard Greens" with Kendrick Lamar, "Los Awesome" feat Jay Rock, "Hoover Street", "What They Want" ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Looking For Lazlo
Sudden Hunger (Italy), 2014. New Copy
Rory Moore plays two of our favorite instruments here – vibes and organ – but he's also got help from a great host of guest artists too – a range of singers and musicians who really help make for a rich range of sounds! The style is a very cool amalgam of space age styles, sound ... LP, Vinyl record album
 



Top