One of the darkest albums ever recorded by Astrud Gilberto – her 60s last session for Verve Records, and a batch of beautifully moody tunes throughout! Arrangements are by Albert Gorgoni, who'd handled Gilberto's previous September 69 album – but the style here is a bit mellower, a bit ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
An excellent album of jazzy fusion tracks – recorded with lots of tight changes, and a warm dancing groove on most cuts! Godoy leads the set on keyboards and piano, and the rest of the players include Dominguinhos on accordion, Eduardo Souza on keyboards, Olmir Stocker on guitar, and Arismar ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the original insert.)
Anna Margarida —
Anna ... LP Vault, Mid 60s. Very Good- ...
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 ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole, light marker in one corner, and a promo sticker.)
More slickly produced than Tania's earlier albums of bossa jazz from Europe – but a very nice record of mellow fusiony grooves, with some excellent work on the keys from Tania, and her usual bright vocals firmly in place. Jon Lucien guest stars on the track "The Rainbow Of Your ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Caetano Veloso —
Livro ... CD 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 ... read moreCD
Fab work from one of our favorite organ players of all time – the mighty Walter Wanderley, king of the bossa keyboard, sounding totally great in this early session from 1963! The album predates Wanderley's famous work for Verve – and has a sound that's slightly expanded from that era, ... read moreCD