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




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Marcos AmorimSea Of Tranquility ... CD
Adventure Music, 2016. New Copy ... $8.99 15.99
Beautifully subtle guitar work from Marcos Amorim – a musician who plays an electric instrument, but can often make it feel as if waves of sound are just cascading out gently into the air – more tone than attack on the strings, with this style that's deft, but very unassuming – ... read more CD
Also available Sea Of Tranquility ... CD 6.99

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Azimuth/Osmar Milito E Quarteto FormaManha/America Latina ... 7-inch
Mr Bongo (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $5.99
Electric Brazilian funk from Azimuth – the mighty "Manha", a great cut from the group's earliest years – and a sweet-stepping Fender Rhodes masterpiece! "America Latina" has sublime harmony vocals from Quarteto Forma – coming together and soaring over this ... (Funky 45's, Brazil) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Rubens BassiniRitmo Fantastico ... CD
Pawal/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1961. New Copy ... $16.99
Fantastic rhythms from percussionist Rubens Bassini – a set that has all the raw live energy of a Latin jazz jam session, but which also carries some of the sweet touches of the bossa nova scene in Brazil – a really wonderful mixing of modes that makes the album a gem all the way ... read more CD

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Maria BethaniaDezembros ... CD
Sony (Japan), 1986. New Copy ... $9.99
One of Maria Bethania's best albums of the 80s – a set that has the singer almost hitting a more personal, more intimate mode – working with music from Caetano Veloso that helps bring in a closeness that Bethania was sometimes missing in her sound! The approach is a bit jazzy at times ... read more CD

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Joao Bosco/Antonio Adolfo E A BrazucaO Ronco Da Cuica/Transamazonica ... 7-inch
Mr Bongo (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... $7.99
Exactly the kind of grooves that got us digging for Brazilian music in the first place! "O Ronco Da Cuica" is a fantastic reading on the familiar tune by Joao Bosco – done here with this kind of flanged-out spacey sound effects at the beginning, before the track rolls into rootsier ... (Funky 45's, Brazil) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Waltel BrancoAssim Na Terra Como No Ceu ... LP
Som Livre/Mr Bongo (UK), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 24.98
Some of the grooviest work ever cut by Brazilian trombonist Waltel Branco – a set that's very different than just about anything he ever put on record, and which is also material used in an early 70s TV series as well! The sound here is kind of a criss-cross between some of the cool ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Assim Na Terra Como No Ceu ... CD

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BrazzamericaBrazzamerica ... CD
2016. Used ... $6.99
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Chico BuarquePara Todos ... CD
RCA (Japan), 1993. New Copy ... $9.99
That's a young mug shot of Chico Buarque on the cover, but the album's a later effort from the 90s – and one that really holds us rapt with the brilliance of Chico's mature songwriting and performance! The record's part of that ever-growing legacy that may well make Buarque one of the ... read more CD

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CandeiaSou Mais Samba (Candeia/Seguinte Raiz/Samba De Roda/Raridades/Candeia O Compositor) (5 CD set) ... CD
Tapecar/Discobertas (Brazil), Early 70s. Used 5 CDs ... $24.99
A 5CD package filled with great work from this Brazilian samba legend – three full albums, plus two discs of rare material too! First up is the Candeia album from 1970 – lovely samba work from Candeia, a singer with a voice that's richly expressive, but often without any effort at all ... read more CD

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Elizeth CardosoA Divina Elizeth ... CD
Som Livre (Brazil), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $9.99
The legendary Elizeth Cardoso is as divine as ever here – served up in a collection of recordings for the RGE label that really show the full, rich style she brings to her music! At some level, Cardoso's a singer with an approach that belongs to an older generation of Brazilian singers ... read more CD

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Beth CarvalhoPandeiro E Viola ... CD
Tapecar/Ultra Vybe (Brazil), 1975. New Copy ... $18.99
The title's no lie, as the album features plenty of guitar and percussion next to the great vocals of Beth Carvalho – just the sort of lively samba backings that make her 70s albums so wonderful! There's a stripped-down, no-nonsense approach to the set – that surprisingly rootsy ... read more CD

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Beth CarvalhoPra Seu Governo ... CD
Tapecar/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $18.99
A real 70s gem from the legendary Beth Carvalo – a samba singer with a sound that's always stronger than we'd guess from the cover! Beth has this real depth to her vocals that grabs us right away – a soulful quality that comes through especially well in this setting – as Carvalho ... read more CD

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Cassiano/Dom Salvador E AbolicaoEla Mandou Esperar/Uma Vida ... 7-inch
Mr Bongo (UK), 1971. New Copy ... $7.99
Cassiano was one of the most soulful singers in Brazil during the 70s – and he proves it once again on the mighty "Ela Mandou Esperar" – a tune that soars to the heavens on a fast-moving groove – with a core sound that would be right at home on Atlantic Records, but ... (Funky 45's, Brazil) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Mario Castro NevesMario Castro Neves & Samba SA ... CD
RCA (Japan), 1967. New Copy ... $9.99
Our Brazilian section just got a whole lot groovier! This 1967 album by Mario Castro-Neves and his Samba SA group is a real gem – a breezy vocal group set with an approach that's clearly influenced by the Sergio Mendes Brasil 66 style, but which also has touches of European 60s jazz – ... read more CD

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Nana CaymmiNana (1977) ... CD
RCA (Japan), 1977. New Copy ... $9.99
One of Nana Caymmi's strongest records from the 70s – an album that allows Nana to sing with that rich, emotive style that she does so well – but in a way that never gets too dark or overdone! That balance is Caymmi's real contribution to the sound of MPB – as, at some level, she ... read more CD

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Cidado InstigadoE O Metodo Tufo de Experiencias ... CD
Slag, 2005. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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Cometa (Kassin)Cometa ... LP
Nublu, 2016. New Copy Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A totally wonderful project from the mad musical world of Brazilian genius Kassin – a set of all-instrumental tracks by the group Cometa – a combo who seem equally at home in the worlds of jazz and funk, as they do in a much wider territory of music, too! The record bristles with so ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ana CostaPelos Caminhos Do Som ... CD
Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2015. New Copy ... $11.99
A tribute to the legendary Martinho Da Vila – served up in a sparkling samba mode that does way more than just go back to the roots, and instead really opens up these tunes with a fresh, personal sense of interpretation! The instrumentation blends classic percussion with some sweet electric ... read more CD

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Gal CostaAquele Frevo Axe ... CD
RCA (Japan), 1998. New Copy ... $9.99
Gal Costa gets some great help here from Celso Fonseca – who produced the album, and gives Costa a fresh sound that makes the album one of her best from the 90s! The music's a bit in Fonseca's own mode on his recordings – currents of bossa that bring a classic feel at times, but also ... read more CD

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Gal CostaEstratosferica ... CD
Sony (Brazil), 2015. New Copy ... $11.99
Gal Costa looks surpisingly youthful on the cover – and she's also sounding more youthful in her music than we've heard in many years – thanks to a key collaboration with Kassin and Moreno Veloso! Both of the younger musicians really find a fresh space for Gal to work with – a ... read more CD
 
 



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