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Sergio & Eduardo AbreuBBC Recital 1970 ... CD
Guitar Coop (Brazil), 1970. New Copy ... $22.99
Beautiful guitar work from the duo of Sergio and Eduardo Abreu – recorded here by the BBC during their short span of fame on the international scene! Both guitarists are Brazilian, but work together here with a complexity that goes back to the baroque era – then inflected by some of ... read more CD

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Aladdin BandAladdin Band ... CD
Fermata/Discobertas (Brazil), 1968. New Copy ... $16.99
A Brazilian instrumental rock combo from the 60s, and one who are equally heavy on horns as they are on guitars – all of which makes for a mighty cool sound overall! The group's a biggish one – with tenor sax, trumpet, and baritone stepping out next to driving drums, bass, and electric ... read more CD

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BellsBells ... CD
RGE/Discobertas (Brazil), 1966. New Copy ... $16.99
The Bells serve up a great blend of garage rock modes and Brazilian elements on this debut album from the 60s – a sweet small combo style that's heavy on swirling organ lines and echoey guitar! As with some of the other jovem guarda groups of the period, these guys lean heavily on influences ... read more CD

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Jorge BenBen (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Philips/Dusty Groove, 1972. New Copy ... $5.99 18.98
A stunner of a record from the mighty Jorge Ben – and a record that catapulted the Brazilian singer to international fame at the time! Ben had already been making magic for almost a decade down in Brazil – and his compositions and grooves left an undeniable impact on the scene in the ... read more CD
(Limited edition of 2000 copies – in a nice LP-styled sleeve!)

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Victor Assis BrasilEsperanto/Victor Assis Brasil Toca Antonio Carlos Jobim (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Quartin/Far Out (UK), 1970. New Copy ... $12.99
A fantastic double-length set – two full albums of music, essential for any fan of Brazilian jazz – or even jazz in general! First up is Esperanto – an incredible album from one of Brazil's greatest reed players of the 70s – the mighty Victor Assis Brasil – a free-thin ... read more CD

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Chico BuarqueCaravanas ... CD
Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2017. New Copy ... $16.99
That's an aging Chico Buarque on the cover, still looking cooler than anyone else around – and sounding the same on this wonderful record! Buarque was one of the first of an important new generation of Brazilian songwriters to emerge in the 60s – and unlike some of the others, who've ... read more CD

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✨✧ Burnier & CartierBurnier & Cartier (1974) ... CD
RCA/Mr Bongo (UK), 1974. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
One of the few albums ever cut by the team of Octavio Burnier and Claudio Cartier – a mid 70s Brazilian duo with a sweet and soulful finish! Both Burnier and Cartier play guitar – but not in a spare, Baden Powell-like way. Instead, they've got a sound that's very full – touched ... read more CD
Also available Burnier & Cartier (1974) ... LP 23.99

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CelesteCinco E Triste Da Manha ... CD
Tapecar/Amazon (Brazil), Early 70s. New Copy ... $2.99
Moody female vocals from Brazil – a great early 70s album with a dreamy feel and a nice electric touch! In a way, the album's a fair bit like the Ana Mazzotti album from the same period, with a mix of some funky scatting vocal numbers, and other tunes that are more laidback, but which fit ... read more CD

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✨✧ Luiz Chaves E Seu ConjuntoProjecao (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
RGE/Bomba (Japan), 1963. New Copy ... $19.99
Bossa jazz doesn't get any better than this! The album's a rare little gem led by bassist Luiz Chaves – recorded in 1963, with a swinging mix of jazzy styles, and instrumentation that includes piano, guitar, tenor sax, alto, trumpet, and a slight bit of guitar. The group grooves with a ... read more CD

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Conjunto 3DMuito Na Onda (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Odeon/EMI (Japan), 1967. New Copy ... $9.99
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! Includes female lead vocals by Beth Carvalho, in some of ... read more CD

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Gal CostaEstratoferica – Ao Vivo ... CD
Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2017. New Copy 2CD ... $21.99
A nice little live set that follows off the same sort of energy as the studio album Estratoferica – which has Gal Costa coming across with a more youthful vibe than she's had in years! As with that record, Gal's working here with a group of younger musicians – players who bring more ... read more CD

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Gal CostaIndia ... CD
Philips/Mr Bongo (UK), 1973. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
One of the richest, most expressive albums ever from the great Gal Costa – a set from her immediate post-Tropicalia years, and one that shows that she's got a lot more to offer than just a wild sense of experimentation! Gilberto Gil is the musical director here – with help from Rogerio ... read more CD

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Yamandu Costa & Renato BorghettiBorghetti Yamandu – O Filme ... CD
Estacao (Brazil), 2018. New Copy ... $22.99
A record as vivid as its cover – a beautiful collaboration between 7-string guitarist Yamandu Costa and Renato Borghetti – who plays the gaita ponto, an accordion that's used here in ways that echo both Brazilian and European modes – but which also open up in special tones ... read more CD
Also available Borghetti Yamandu – O Filme (DVD) ... DVD 24.99

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Duduka Da FonsecaDuduka Da Fonseca Trio Plays Dom Salvador ... CD
Sunnyside, 2018. New Copy ... $15.99 16.99
One Brazilian jazz great pays tribute to another – drummer Duduka Da Fonseca, who works here in a whole set of classic tunes from the songbook of pianist Dom Salvador! Both Duduka and Dom emigrated from Brazil to the US in their early years – where they found a welcome audience, and a ... (Jazz, Brazil) read more CD

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Vanessa Da MataCaixinha De Musica – Ao Vivo ... CD
Sony (Brazil), 2017. New Copy ... $13.99
A fantastic live set from Vanessa Da Mata – one that has her commanding the crowd with the sort of majesty that usually is just reserved for MPB artists of the golden age – at once intimately personal, but also able to project her depth to a large audience with effortless ease! Music ... read more CD
Also available Caixinha De Musica – Ao Vivo (CD & DVD) ... CD 26.99

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Vanessa Da MataCaixinha De Musica – Ao Vivo (CD & DVD) ... CD
Sony (Brazil), 2017. New Copy CD & DVD ... $26.99
A fantastic live set from Vanessa Da Mata – one that has her commanding the crowd with the sort of majesty that usually is just reserved for MPB artists of the golden age – at once intimately personal, but also able to project her depth to a large audience with effortless ease! Music ... read more CD
Also available Caixinha De Musica – Ao Vivo ... CD 13.99

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Martinho Da VilaAlo Vila Isabeeeel ... CD
Sony (Brazil), 2018. New Copy ... $18.99
Still-tremendous work from one of the greatest voices in samba music – working here in a set that's filled with lively rhythms, and which also features a few younger guests in the spotlight as well! Martinho's voice is full of charm, with this raspy edge that belies his maturity – but ... read more CD

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Wilson Das NevesPra Gente Fazer Mais Um Samba ... CD
Som Livre (Brazil), 2010. New Copy ... $5.99
Warm and soulful samba from Wilson Das Neves – an artist who's reemerged a bit in recent years, but still working with all the swinging charm he had in the 60s and 70s! The set's got some lyrical touches that are mighty nice, and which fit well with the raspy quality of Wilson's aging vocals ... read more CD

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Wilson Das NevesSe Me Chamar O Sorte ... CD
Som Livre (Brazil), 2013. New Copy ... $5.99
Beautiful work from Wilson Das Neves – as mature and poised as his image on the cover, but still filled with the depth and soul we remember from years back! The vocals have this raspy charm that definitely underscores Wilson's years on this planet – and the backings have this warmth ... read more CD

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Hamilton De HolandaCasa De Bituca – The Music Of Milton Nascimento (CD & DVD) ... CD
Adventure Music, 2017. New Copy CD & DVD ... $12.99 15.99
We've always loved albums by Hamilton De Holanda – but here, it really feels like there's something different and special going on – maybe in part because the songs are all classics by Milton Nascimento, but also because there's this fantastic core energy of the group – which ... read more CD
Also available Casa De Bituca – The Music Of Milton Nascimento (with bonus track) ... LP 18.99

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DeodatoDeodato In Concert – Live At The Felt Forum ... CD
CTI/King (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $13.99
An excellent little live set from Deodato – hard to believe because the sound's just as tight and funky as his studio albums, and possibly even more interesting because he manages to pull it off equally well in a live setting! The record features percussion by Airto, guitar by John Tropea, ... (Jazz, Brazil) read more CD
(Part of the CTI 50th Anniversary Special Collection!)

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✨✧ DjavanA Voz – O Violao – A Musica De Djavan ... CD
Som Livre/Bomba (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
The earliest album we've ever seen from the legendary Djavan – and a record that's even better than some of his classics for Columbia! The album has a sound that's relatively spare – with Djavan's wonderful vocals backed by a small combo that mixes up samba and jazz – using ... read more CD

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Jackson Do PandeiroAnos 60 (A Braza No Norte/O Cabra Da Peste/Jackson Do Pandeiro E Sucesso/Mais Um Pouquinho Raridades) (4CD set) ... CD
Discobertas (Brazil), Late 60s. New Copy 4CD ... $49.99 63.99
A great samba artist from the Brazilian scene – represented here by three full albums from the 60s, plus a bonus disc of rare material well! Jackson Do Pandeiro takes his name from the percussion instrument used in his music – kind of a bigger, more drum-like tambourine – used to ... read more CD

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Joao DonatoDonato Eletrico ... CD
SESCSP (Brazil), 2016. New Copy ... $16.99
A glorious return to electric modes for the legendary Joao Donato – a set that has him playing the kind of sweet funky Fender Rhodes lines we love in his 70s work – alongside some Farfisa, Moog, and Clavinet too! Donato definitely takes the "eletrico" in the title seriously ... read more CD

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Pete DunawayPete Dunaway ... CD
Som Livre/Discobertas (Brazil), 1974. New Copy ... $16.99
We don't know much about Pete Dunaway, save for the fact that he recorded a few 70s records in Brazil, but almost always seemed to sing in English – at a level that might have made him a bigger star in the Anglo world – had he gotten the chance! Pete writes all his own material here, ... read more CD

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Zelia Duncan & Jaques MorelenbaumInterpretam Milton Nascimento – Invento ... CD
Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2018. New Copy ... $22.99
Fantastic – maybe the most incredible Milton Nascimento album we've ever heard – and one that's completely different, too! Sure, Brazilian singers have been paying tribute to Milton almost from the moment of his first recordings – but this really unique session finds a way to put ... read more CD

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Igor EcaEm Casa Com Luiz Eca ... CD
Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2017. New Copy ... $6.99
Igor Eca pays tribute to his father – Luiz Eca, one of our favorite Brazilian arrangers of all time! Most folks know Luiz as the pianist and guiding force behind the Tamba Trio – but he's also got a legacy of songwriting, instrumentation, and musical creation that go beyond his ... read more CD

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Edgar E Os TaisCantarida ... CD
RGE/Discobertas (Brazil), 1970. New Copy ... $9.99
A very groovy album from the Brazilian scene at the start of the 70s – a set that's part samba, and part warm harmony vocals – in the mode first explored by Sergio Mendes, Quarteto Em Cy, and other great groups of the 60s! Edgar is Edgar Gianullo – who sings and also handles the ... read more CD

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Dori EdsonDori Edson ... CD
RGE/Discobertas (Brazil), 1968. New Copy ... $9.99
A heartfelt singer from 60s Brazil – one who crafts his vocals with some of the soulful sensitivity that you might have found in the early work of Roberto Carlos before his trippier years – working here with arrangements that have some nice dark corners in the background! The lyrics ... read more CD

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Ze EduardoZe (8" sleeve edition) ... CD
Por Do Som (Brazil), 2018. New Copy ... $15.99
A really interesting CD package – one that presents the sounds of Ze Eduardo in a 8" square sleeve – which is maybe a nice illustration of the vivid difference in the music as well! Eduardo sings with different arrangers from track to track – and sometimes has a more ... read more CD

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ElizabethElizabeth (1970) ... CD
RGE/Discobertas (Brazil), 1970. New Copy ... $16.99
Elizabeth is a lovely looking singer on the cover – and she packs a surprising amount of punch on the record – coming across with the sort of bold, soulful currents that remind us a lot of the best Brit girl singers of the mid 60s! Lyrics are all in Portuguese, but there's certainly ... read more CD

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Embalo REmbalo R ... CD
Som Maior/Discobertas (Brazil), 1967. New Copy ... $16.99
Very cool work from this young Brazilian group of the 60s – a combo who are very much part of the Jovem Guarda style of the time – which means that they draw heavily from Anglo rock and pop influences! There's a cool mix of modes going on here – as sometimes, the boys harmonize ... read more CD

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Embalo REmbalo R Vol 2 ... CD
Som Maior/Discobertas (Brazil), 1968. New Copy ... $16.99
The second album from this cool little rock combo from late 60s years – a group from the pre-Tropicalia era, when Brazilian groups were still picking up direct influences from the Anglo scene! In fact, there's a quality to the record that reminds us of some of our favorite garagey psych ... read more CD

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EvaEva (1974) ... CD
EMI/Odeon (Brazil), 1974. New Copy ... $3.99
Sweet 70s grooving from Brazilian singer Eva – a bit of soul, a bit of easy, all styled together nicely by orchestrations from the magical maestro Gaya! Gaya's work here is similar to his best backings for other artists in the Blue Brazil generation – a mix of American pop, post-bossa ... read more CD
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Far Out Monster Disco OrchestraBlack Sun ... CD
Far Out (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $12.99
Fantastic sounds from the Far Out Monster Disco Orchestra – a group with family ties to Azymuth and Incognito, and who work here in the best blend of Brazilian and soulful elements that might imply! The ensemble is a crowning achievement for the Far Out label – a summation of all the ... (New Grooves, Brazil) read more CD

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Zelia FonsecaO Terceiro Olho Da Abelha ... CD
Enja (Germany), 2016. New Copy ... $8.99 15.99
Fantastic work from Zelia Fonseca – singer, songwriter, and acoustic guitarist – working here in a special space that reminds us of some of our favorite female talents from the Brazilian scene of the 60s and 70s! The sound isn't bossa, nor any sort of easy mode to label – a bit ... read more CD

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Forro In The DarkSandcastle ... CD
Nacional, 2017. New Copy ... $6.99 9.99
Forro In The Dark sound better here than ever before – working with producer Kassin, on a set of tracks recorded both in Brooklyn and in Rio – with a vibe that's maybe more faithful to their Brazilian inspiration than any of their previous records! The core trio handle a fantastic ... read more CD
Also available Sandcastle ... LP 9.99

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Xenia FrancaXenia ... CD
Agogo (Brazil), 2018. New Copy ... $18.99
A wonderful mix of Brazilian roots and contemporary soul from Xenia – a singer with previous experience in the groups Alafia and Capadoxe – but much more compelling on her own in the spotlight! The music has the kind of roots/futurist vibe you might expect from the cover – a very ... read more CD

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Stan GetzBossa Nova Years (Jazz Samba/Jazz Samba Encore/Big Band Bossa Nova/Getz Gilberto/With Laurindo Almeida) (5CD set) ... CD
Verve, Mid 60s. New Copy 5CDs ... $44.99 49.99
America's greatest contribution to the bossa nova in the 60s – served up here in a nicely priced 5CD set! The package features all the key albums recorded by Stan Getz in 1962 and 1963 – some of the most important bossa jazz recordings in the US at the time, and all records that have ... (Jazz, Brazil) read more CD

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Gilberto GilFe Na Festa ... CD
Facil (Brazil), 2010. New Copy ... $3.99
One of the freshest albums we've heard in years from Gilberto Gil – a set that seems to shake off some of the misdirections of recent records, and really get back the sharper style of his roots – while still also heading off into a new mode as well! There's a definite forro ... read more CD

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Gilberto GilGilberto Gil – Anos 70s Ao Vivo (Back In Bahia/Umeboshi/Ao Vivo Na USP) (6CD set) ... CD
Discobertas (Brazil), 1972/1973. New Copy 6CDs ... $48.99
A huge amount of undiscovered material from one of the most important points in the career of Brazilian music legend Gilberto Gil! The tracks here were all recorded live, during important concerts that Gil performed in his native land after returning from time in London – where both he and ... read more CD

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Gilberto Gil, Nando Reis, & Gal CostaTrinca De Ases ... CD
Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2018. New Copy 2CD ... $39.99
Three Brazilian musical giants – all coming together in a live setting – and presented in a way that reminds us of some of the great collaborative MPB projects of the 70s! All three artists participate vocally – taking verses alone and together, and frequently trading lines or ... read more CD

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Astrud Gilberto5 Original Albums (Astrud Gilberto Album/Look To The Rainbow/Certain Smile Certain Sadness/Windy/I Haven't Got Anything Better) (5CD set) ... CD
Verve (Germany), Late 60s. New Copy 5 CDs ... $19.99
A quintet of wonderful records from the legendary Astrud Gilberto! First up is the Astrud Gilberto Album – pne of Astrud Gilberto's greatest albums of the 60s – a classic session produced for Verve by Creed Taylor, and featuring sweet gentle arrangements from Marty Paich, co-arranged ... read more CD

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Guinga & Carlos Gomes QuartetoAvenida Atlantica ... CD
SESCSP (Brazil), 2017. New Copy ... $16.99
One of the most exciting albums we've ever heard from Guinga – the Brazilian singer and guitarist whose been making great records for many years, but who really seems to open up something new with this one! The album features Guinga next to a string quartet – his own voice and guitar ... read more CD

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Toninho Horta & Nicola StiloDuets ... CD
Adventure Music, 2005. New Copy ... $8.99 15.98
The guitar of Toninho Horta is always a treat, but on this album it's made even better by some lyrically light flute work from Nicola Stilo! The set's got a dreamy quality that really gets at the gentler sound of Horta's work on guitar – and a few tunes even feature his vocals, singing in a ... read more CD

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Maria JoaoPoesia De Aldir Blanc ... CD
SESCSP (Brazil), 2017. New Copy ... $9.99
A sensitive tribute to the music of Aldir Blanc – the sublime Brazilian songwriter whose 70s collaborations with Joao Bosco helped elevate the music to a whole new level – and whose words really take on new sort of beauty here, thanks to very unusual handling by Maria Joao! Joao's ... read more CD

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Antonio Carlos Jobim & OthersTom Masculino – Eles Cantam Antonio Carlos Jobim ... CD
Universal (Brazil), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $16.99
The music of Antonio Carlos Jobim opened up huge new territory for male singers in Brazil during the 60s – a way of being personal and emotive, but without any of the overdone modes of the generation before – nor some of the false bravado that was usually mixed in with the presentation ... read more CD

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Tom Jobim, Vinicius De Moraes, Toquinho, MiuchaTom, Vinicius, Toquinho, & Miucha – Gravado Ao Vivo No Canecao ... CD
Som Livre (Brazil), 1977. New Copy ... $15.99
A sweet little live set that brings together the talents of two great bossa duos of the 70s – the team of Antonio Carlos Jobim and female singer Miucha – and poet Vinicius De Moraes and guitarist Toquinho! The set is filled with very lively material that has a classic bossa feel, and ... read more CD

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Jongo TrioJongo Trio (1972) ... CD
EMI/Odeon (Brazil), 1972. New Copy ... $3.99
The rare second album by the Jongo Trio – a fantastic bossa group who mixed together vocals and keyboards with stunning magic! The trio's approach is similar to that of the more famous Tamba Trio – in that the three members groove on keyboards, bass, and percussion – while also ... read more CD
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JoycePalavras E Som ... CD
Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2017. New Copy ... $13.99
The lovely Joyce – sounding lovelier here than we've heard in years – on a special Japanese album that really takes the singer back to her best classic territory! Backing is by a small group, and nicely jazzy – with piano from Helio Alves, and drums from Tutty Moreno – ... read more CD

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Joyce, Sivuca, Tutty Moreno, Celia Vaz, & OthersBrasil ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 1994. New Copy Gatefold ... $18.99 22.99
A really groundbreaking album of Brazilian sounds – a set recorded in the mid 90s by a London label – but one with a vibe that stretches back to the most important classics of the Brazilian scene in the 60s and 70s! In a way, the whole record's a bit out of time – nothing at all ... read more CD
(New 2018 edition!)
Also available Brasil ... LP 24.99

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Ivan LinsNovo Tempo ... CD
EMI/Odeon (Japan), 1980. New Copy ... $9.99
A beautiful album by Ivan Lins – truly one of his greatest records, and a real gem that stands out as one of the best in his already-excellent catalog! The set has Ivan stepping out strongly from his sound of the 70s – working with Gilson Peranzzetta in a set of arrangements that have ... read more CD

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Edu LoboTempo Presente ... CD
Philips (Japan), 1980. New Copy ... $13.99
Wonderfully warm electric work from Edu Lobo – a sublime late 70s set that we'd stack right up there with our favorite albums of the time by artists like Joyce, Marcos Valle, or Joao Donato! As with all three of those artists, Edu uses some 70s electric elements to really transform his sound ... read more CD

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Edu Lobo/Romero Lubambo/Mauro SeniseDos Navegantes ... CD
Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2017. New Copy ... $8.99
Beautiful sounds throughout – and exactly the kind of record that shows why the right sort of Brazilian music can be so different than anything else on this planet – not really jazz, not really folk, nor straightforward pop – but the kind of special sounds that define a genre unto ... read more CD

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Prini LorenzPrini Lorenz ... CD
RGE/Discobertas (Brazil), 1964. New Copy ... $9.99
A romping little record from the Jovem Guarda years in Brazil – a time when that country was strongly embracing American rock in all its 60s styles – and turning out groovy little records like this! Prini Lorenz works before a live crowd here – in this mix of mod elements that ... read more CD

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Edison MachadoEdison Machado e Samba Novo ... CD
Columbia/Sony (Japan), 1964. New Copy ... $13.99
One of Brazil's best jazz sessions of the 60s – and one of those records that shows that although Verve and other US labels could record their own version of bossa nova, the style still always sounded best when coming from Brazil! Drummer Edison Machado really nocks it out of the park here ... read more CD

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✨✧ Andrew Finn MagillCanta Violin ... CD
Ropeadope, 2018. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
Andrew Finn Magill definitely makes his violin sing on the set – but he also does so in a way that borrows plenty from Brazilian music – as you might guess from the "canta" in the title! The album features a group that includes Dudu Oliveira on flute, Mike Marshall on ... (Jazz, Brazil) read more CD

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Tim MaiaDisco Club ... CD
Atlantic/Mr Bongo (UK), 1978. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
Not the throwaway disco you might expect – and instead, an excellent album in the 70s run of Brazilian soul giant Tim Maia – and one that provides a bit of a link to the legacy of his nephew Ed Motta in later years! The album's filled with uptempo tunes – as you'd expect from the ... read more CD
Also available Disco Club ... LP 23.99

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Tim MaiaTim Maia (1977) ... CD
Som Livre (Brazil), 1977. New Copy ... $12.99
70s soul from Brazil – and a tremendously strong effort from the legendary Tim Maia! This record was Tim's first after an initial run on Polydor – and it shows Maia tightening up his groove even more, but still avoiding the slicker sounds of later years. There's a really focused sound ... read more CD

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Ze MariaPescador ... CD
Som Livre (Brazil), 2017. New Copy ... $15.99
The debut album of this excellent Brazilian singer – an artist who was discovered by Ney Matogrosso, who presents him here on his own label – even though Ze Maria is clearly very much his own man too! The songs are mostly poetic tunes that evoke the northeast territory that is Maria's ... read more CD

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Jose MauroObnoxius ... CD
Quartin/Far Out (UK), 1970. New Copy ... $12.99
An incredible treasure of Brazilian music – the only album we've ever seen from Jose Mauro, and one of the few records ever issued on the legendary Quartin label! There's a soaring brilliance here that easily matches the best early 70s work from Milton Nascimento and Edu Lobo – with ... read more CD

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MaysaAnos 60 (Maysa E Maysa/Voltei/Maysa Canta Sucessos/Maysa Amor E Maysa/Cancao Do Amor Mais Triste) (5CD set) ... CD
Discobertas (Brazil), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 5CD ... $48.99
Five full albums by the lovely Maysa – packaged here as a single set, with original artwork too! First up is Maysa E Maysa from 1959 – dramatic work from Brazilian singer Maysa – a set that's nicely balanced between two generations – the later, cooler modes of the bossa ... read more CD

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Moraes MoreiraMoraes Moreira ... CD
Som Livre (Brazil), 1975. New Copy ... $15.99
Some of the coolest work we've ever heard from Moraes Moreira – a really unique hybrid of styles that includes samba soul, jazzy funk, and other Brazilian modes from the 70s – all wrapped up into a beautifully fresh and personal approach! There's elements here that would please any fan ... read more CD

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MPB4O Sonho, A Vida, A Roda Viva – 50 Anos Ao Vivo ... CD
Som Livre (Brazil), 2017. New Copy ... $15.99
This legendary Brazilian vocal group celebrate their fifty years in music – a great stretch of sounds that run from their offbeat harmony records of the 60s, through some great bossa-revival material in more recent years! The set here has more of the vibe of their current work – and ... read more CD
Also available O Sonho, A Vida, A Roda Viva – 50 Anos Ao Vivo (DVD) ... DVD 14.99

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Nomade OrchestraEntreMundos ... CD
Far Out (Brazil), 2017. New Copy ... $7.99
A second great set from Nomade Orchestra – a Brazilian group who bring a trans-global approach to jazz-based instrumentation – with a resulting sound that's unlike anyone else we can think of! These guys aren't in the usual Brazilian groove, and they're also not like some of the Afro ... (Global Grooves, Brazil) read more CD

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Novos BaianosAcabou Chorare (remastered edition) ... CD
Som Livre (Brazil), 1972. New Copy ... $16.99
Certainly one of the greatest albums by this excellent (and oft-overlooked!) group from the 70s! The band of young Bahians deliver a great mix of tracks tinged with bits of rock, funky samba, and even a few psychedelic influences – with alternating male and female vocals, and some excellent ... read more CD

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✨✧ Os GatosOs Gatos ... CD
Philips (Japan), 1964. New Copy ... $13.99
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 ... read more CD

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Os Tres Brasileiros (aka Os Tres Morais)Brazil LXIX ... CD
Capitol/Universal (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... $13.99
Excellent work from Os Tres Brasileiros – better known in Brazil as Os Tres Morais! The group, like many, were a Brazilian ensemble who recorded in America under a different name – one that might be more "catchy" for the American audiences – but apart from that shift, ... read more CD

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Gilson PeranzzettaTributo A Oscar Peterson ... CD
Canal (Brazil), 2018. New Copy ... $16.99
A straight jazz album from Brazilian pianist Gilson Peranzzetta – an artist who's played on countless sessions over the years, including a wealth of famous vocal records too – but who here pays tribute to the great Oscar Peterson, in a nicely stripped-down set of jazz piano trio tracks! ... read more CD

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PiriVoces Querem Mate? ... CD
Quartin/Far Out (Brazil), 1970. New Copy ... $12.99
An incredible record from the legendary Quarin label – and a set that, like most of the releases from that imprint, has a sound that's years ahead of its time! Piri's a guitarist, and works here with an instrumental combo who support his soaring, scatting vocals – in a mode that's ... read more CD

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Quarteto Em Cy & Tamba TrioSom Definitivo ... CD
Pregador Do Som (Germany), 1966. New Copy ... $12.99
An incredible album – one in which the Brazilian female harmony quartet meets up with their male counterparts, the Tamba Trio! The gals have most of the vocals on this set, but backings are in the sublimely modern mode that the Tamba combo was using at the time, set to arrangements by Luiz ... read more CD

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Ze RamalhoAnos 70s (Demos/Ao Vivo No Rio De Janeiro/Ao Vivo Em Sao Paulo) (3CD set) ... CD
Discobertas (Brazil), Late 70s. New Copy 3CD ... $28.99
Rare material from this Brazilian musical legend of the 70s – two unreleased live concerts, and a full album of demo material – all of which stand in nice contrast to his more famous records of the time! The concerts are great – and show a rougher, raspier side of Ramalho – ... read more CD

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Marcos RobertoMarcos Roberto ... CD
Discobertas (Brazil), 1968. New Copy ... $9.99
Groovy 60s pop from Brazil – a set cut at a time when the Tropicalia scene was beginning to take root, but with a vibe that's still very strongly in the mode of the Jovem Guarda years! Marcos Roberto provides a good deal of his own material here – tunes that go way past the simple ... read more CD

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✨✧ Dom Um RomaoDom Um Romao/Spirit Of The Times ... CD
Muse/Soul Brother (UK), 1972/1973. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
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 ... read more CD

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Wanda Sa, Gilson Peranzzetta, & Mauro SeniseA Musica De Tom E Vinicius ... CD
Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2018. New Copy ... $16.99
A lovely tribute to the musical pairing of Antonio Carlos Jobim and Vinicius De Moraes – by a trio of artists who are certainly familiar with their music! Wanda Sa has been singing bossa nova since the 60s, and while she's made a number of recent albums in a bossa mode, she sounds even ... read more CD

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Monica SalmasoCaipira ... CD
Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2017. New Copy ... $16.99
Monica Salmaso works here with some really lovely instrumentation – a bit of bass flute, some accordion, and even a bit of clarinet – all instruments that really give the record a unique sort of vibe! There's almost an updated version of the choro taking place here – but one that' ... read more CD

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Daniel SantiagoMetropole ... CD
Adventure Music, 2009. New Copy ... $8.99 15.99
A jazz album at heart, but one with some distinct Brazilian touches too – a warm blend of the guitar lines of Daniel Santiago with reeds from Josue Lopez and piano from Vitor Goncalves – all wrapped up in a set of rich flowing rhythms! There's some of the sensitivity here that you ... read more CD

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Moacir SantosChoros & Alegria ... CD
Adventure Music, 2005. New Copy ... $5.99 15.98
The first full album in years from the legendary Moacir Santos – and a beautiful little album that's filled with all the deep feeling and inventive arrangement of his older work! As the title might imply, the set borrows song structure and spirit from the Brazilian choro tradition – ... read more CD

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Pedro SantosKrishnanda ... CD
CBS/Mr Bongo (UK), 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $10.99 11.98
A totally unique album from the Brazilian scene of the 60s – a set that was recorded right in the middle of the big Tropicalia years, but which has more of the earthier touches that would emerge in the Brazilian scene during the 70s! Yet there's also a sense of tight arrangement here too ... read more CD

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Sonia SantosSonia Santos (1975) ... CD
Som Livre/Discobertas (Brazil), 1975. New Copy ... $16.99
A great set of samba soul from Sonia Santos – a lesser-known Brazilian singer from the 70s, and one who's working here in that cool mix of modes the Som Livre label was using at the time! There's a hip mix of electric and acoustic elements in the backings – rootsy percussion, fast ... read more CD

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Sylvia TellesAmor De Gente Moca – Musicas De Antonio Carlos Jobim (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Odeon/El (UK), 1959. New Copy ... $6.99 13.99
A beautiful early showcase of the compositions of Antonio Carlos Jobim – and one of the best late 50s albums from the lovely Sylvia Telles! The album's got a wonderfully gentle feel – one that's a far cry from some of the more emotive female vocal work that had come from Brazil in the ... read more CD

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Tenorio JrEmbalo ... CD
RGE/Mr Bongo (UK), 1964. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
A set that's maybe one of the greatest bossa jazz albums of all time – and a fantastic homegrown Brazilian effort that's quite different from the more commercial American bossa albums of the 60s! Tenorio Jr isn't just a hell of a pianist, he's a great writer and arranger too – one who's ... read more CD
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Embalo (Japanese pressing) ... CD 8.99
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Toquio Bossa TrioBrazilian Voices ... CD
Ahora Corp (Japan), 2017. New Copy ... $26.99
A great bossa combo from Tokyo – and one who get help from a few Brazilian artists too – including the lovely Joyce, whose vocals really make one song sparkle! The core sound is already great enough, though – bossa piano jazz, but maybe a bit more laidback and expressive than the ... read more CD

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TucaTuca ... CD
Philips/Universal (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... $13.99
A sweet Brazilian groover from Tuca – a singer we only know from this unusual post-bossa session from the 60s! The instrumentation is great – with arrangements from Mario De Castro and Oscar Castro Neves – who both bring in lots of playful elements that keep things compelling ... read more CD

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Caterina Valente/Alaide Costa/Maysa/Dolores DuranWomen Of Bossa Nova Vol 1 (Bossa Classica/Joia Moderna/Tom Jobim For Maysa/Dolores Duran & Her Interpreters) ... CD
El (UK), Early 60s. New Copy 2CD ... $11.99
A very cool collection of female bossa nova records – one that really goes way past the usual! First up is Bossa Classica by Caterina Valente – a German singer by birth, but one who was really open to new styles from around the world – including lots of jazz, Latin, and Brazilian ... read more CD

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Marcos Valle & OthersMarcos Valle Songbook Vol 1 ... CD
Lumiar/Sony (Brazil), 1998. New Copy ... $13.99
A fantastic collection that was part of a huge return to fame for Marcos Valle during the 90s – a time when he was emerging from obscurity and recording great music of his own – and also finally getting his due from some of his Brazilian contemporaries too! The collection features new ... read more CD

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Sadao WatanabeMusic Break (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Takt/Sony (Japan), 1967. New Copy ... $26.99
Beautiful bossa from the Japanese scene of the 60s – a live set from saxophonist Sadao Watanabe, cut during a run of excellent Brazilian inspired sessions at the time! The group on the set is a sextet with Masabumi Kikuchi on piano – and although a few tracks appear to have additional ... (Jazz, Brazil) read more CD

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Sadao Watanabe & Brazilian 8Sadao Meets Brazilian Friends (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Takt/Columbia (Japan), 1968. New Copy Gatefold ... $26.99
A really great meeting of talents – legendary reedman Sadao Watanabe, who'd already done plenty to bring the bossa nova to Japan by the time of this record – and a host of Brazilian musicians who further help him expand his groove! The combo is listed as Sadao's Brazilian 8 – and ... (Jazz, Brazil) read more CD

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Antonio ZambujuAte Pensei Que Fosse Minha ... CD
Som Livre (Brazil), 2018. New Copy ... $12.99
The songs of Chico Buarque live anew in a wonderful setting – given a completely different interpretation here by singer Antonio Zambujo, even on a track that features guest work from Chico himself! The music is a blend of acoustic guitar, percussion, and some jazzier elements – ... read more CD

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Tom ZeSem Voce Nao A ... CD
Circus (Brazil), 2017. New Copy ... $19.99
Beautifully vivid work from Tom Ze – a set that's got all the quirkily unique energy of some of his classic sets – but which also seems to draw on some rootsier elements too! There's strong use of acoustic instrumentation on the record – especially acoustic guitar, often used ... read more CD

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VariousAfrobeat/Brasil ... CD
BBE (UK), 2010s. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A killer collection of contemporary Afro Funk work – but all served up from quite a surprising source! The music here is all from Brazil, but also continues that nation's long tradition of sharing roots and culture with the continent across the Atlantic – a legacy that's sometimes been ... (Global Grooves, Brazil) read more CD

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VariousBossanova – Cool Bossa Nova & Hip Samba Sounds From Rio De Janeiro ... CD
We Want Sounds (France), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 2CD ... $11.99
Not some overplayed bossa pop numbers, but instead the very real deal – the kind of cuts that set the Rio scene on fire when they were first released at the start of the 60s – and which still sound wonderful all these many years later, especially when brought together in a collection ... read more CD

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VariousBresil Instrumental – Solistes Et Virtuoses Bresiliens 1949 to 1962 (3CD set) ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), Late 40s/1950s/Early 60s. New Copy 3CD ... $19.99 29.98
A really wonderful survey of Brazilian instrumental modes at mid-century – a set that moves between choro, samba, and early bossa styles – and also opens up into some other genres as well! The focus here is on key instrumentalists – players with a strong ability to improvise and ... read more CD

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VariousMr Bongo Record Club – Vol 1 ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
Mr Bongo really goes back to its roots here – and returns to the kind of rare global gems that first made us fall in love with the label in the first place! Over 20 years ago, Mr Bongo were one of the key global forces in opening up people's ears to the sounds of funk and soul from around ... (Funky Compilations, Brazil) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousMr Bongo Record Club – Vol 2 ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
A record club that's way way cooler than the Columbia House version of the 70s – as the Mr Bongo take on the format features only rare funk tracks from around the world! Most of these tunes here are from vintage Brazilian and African sources – but the tunes still have plenty of ... (Funky Compilations, Brazil) read more CD

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VariousSecao Ritmica – Instrumental Funk From 70s Brazil ... CD
Atemoya, 1970s. New Copy ... $11.99 15.98
Fierce funk from 70s Brazil – tracks that easily challenge the same heavy vibe you'd know from American work in the funky 45 underground of the time, or even some of the bigger jazz funk releases of the decade! The artists here aren't inspired by the sound of bossa nova – and instead ... (Funky Compilations, Brazil) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousToo Slow To Disco Brasil – Compiled By Ed Motta ... CD
How Do You Are (Germany), Late 70s/1980s. New Copy ... $15.99
This very hip series just got a whole lot hipper – thanks to the selection talents of Brazilian soul legend Ed Motta – who serves up a huge host of rare tracks from Brazil! Ed's always had a deep love of the AOR sound of the 70s – and he's not only a great soul singer on his own ... (Funky Compilations, Brazil) read more CD
Also available Too Slow To Disco Brasil – Compiled By Ed Motta (180 gram pressing) ... LP 23.99
 
 



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