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Sergio MendesBrasil '65 – Introducing The Voice Of Wanda De Sah ... LP
Capitol, 1965. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
That's Brasil 65, not Brasil 66 – a distinction that marks a key early stage for the great Sergio Mendes – heard here on one of his first albums to mix together bossa jazz and vocals! The approach here is a bit more like vintage bossa dates from Brazil – or a bit like some of the Verve bossa records too – as Sergio's core trio is at the heart of every tune, playing with a great jazzy approach – then augmented in different ways by alto and flute from Bud Shank, guitar from Rosinha De Valenca, and vocals from the lovely Wanda De Sah! Production is perfect – really in a classic Elenco Records mode – and titles include "Let Me", "Consolacao", "Tristeza Em Mim", "Muito A Vontade", "Reza", "Berimbau", and "Aquarius". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Wanda de SahSoftly ... LP
Capitol, 1965. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
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". LP, Vinyl record album
 
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Anna MargaridaAnna ... LP
Vault, Mid 60s. Very Good- ... $16.99
A very mellow set of bossa work – recorded in the US by singer Anna Margarida, with a gentle feel that's even softer than most of the work coming out of Brazil at the time! Lyrics are in Portuguese and English, and arrangements are by Dave Roberts – who brings a nice laidback sound to the album that almost sounds like some of the records on Capitol at the time, and which has some nice soundtracky touches too. Titles include "Tristeza De Amor", "Veleiro", "Why", and "The Fool On The Hill". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole, light marker in one corner, and a promo sticker.)

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Sergio MendesSergio Mendes & The New Brasil '77 ... CD
Elektra (Japan), 1977. New Copy ... $9.99
One of the funkiest albums Sergio Mendes ever recorded – a monster of a record that's filled with enough dancefloor groovers to have had a big impact on the soul market in the US! There's still elements of the older Mendes modes – especially in the way the vocals float nicely through the mix – but the overall groove is polished 70s soul, with plenty of jazzy touches – similar to the modern soul generation coming up on labels like Capitol or Elektra at the time. The group delivers a landmark version of Stevie Wonder's "The Real Thing" – a killer stepper that's kept the album alive for years – and other tracks include "Why", "Love City", "Mozambique", "Love Me Tomorrow", "P-Ka-Boo", and "Peninsula". CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)
Also available Sergio Mendes & The New Brasil '77 ... LP 8.99

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Sergio MendesSergio Mendes & The New Brasil '77 ... LP
Elektra, 1977. Very Good+ ... $8.99
One of the funkiest albums Sergio Mendes ever recorded – a monster of a record that's filled with enough dancefloor groovers to have had a big impact on the soul market in the US! There's still elements of the older Mendes modes – especially in the way the vocals float nicely through the mix – but the overall groove is polished 70s soul, with plenty of jazzy touches – similar to the modern soul generation coming up on labels like Capitol or Elektra at the time. The group delivers a landmark version of Stevie Wonder's "The Real Thing" – a killer stepper that's kept the album alive for years – and other tracks include "Why", "Love City", "Mozambique", "Love Me Tomorrow", "P-Ka-Boo", and "Peninsula". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)
Also available Sergio Mendes & The New Brasil '77 ... CD 9.99
 
 
 



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