An excellent bit of jazzy bossa from the great Leny Andrade – recorded in 1991, but with a mellow fusion sound that's got a very nice 70s sort of vibe! Leny's voice has always been great, and in these later years, she's hit a mellowed-out tone that's even better than the one she used on her ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A wickedly wonderful record from Luiz Bonfa – one that has his bossa-inflected guitar style supported by larger arrangements by Marty Manning. The feel is kind of bossa meets 60s easy meets early CTI – as Manning's work reminds us a lot of the larger orchestrations penned by Don ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A classic album of jazz interpretations of Jobim tracks, performed by saxophonist Victor Assis Brasil, conceived and produced by Roberto Quartin. Brasil's style is beautiful, with lots of haunting pinched notes, and long meandering explorations of Jobim compositions like "Bonita", "W ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(This is a 2nd pressing, on Continental. Still very rare, though. Cover has a bit of light wear.)
Luiz Gonzaga Jr (Gonzaguinha) —
Gravido ... LP EMI (Brazil), 1984. Near Mint- ...
Luiz Gonzaga Jr in the 80s – not as revolutionary as he once was, and with distinctly modern touches on the keyboards and production, but still relatively compelling overall. A few tracks sound as if they got trapped in a new wave time warp, but overall there's a fairly solid MPB style to ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
This second collaboration between these two great talents is every bit as wonderful as the first – a great later set of bossa-revival work, done by Tom Jobim and Miucha in a similar mode to his earlier work with Elis Regina! The set was recorded in New York, with spacious production from the ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Leila Pinheiro —
Olho Nu ... LP Philips (Brazil), 1986. Near Mint- ...
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Sebastiao Rocha —
Brasil 99 ... LP Playa Sound (France), 1982. Near Mint- ...