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A Banda Do CanecaoA Banda Do Canecao – Gravado Ao Vivo Na Maior Cervejaria Do Mundo ... LP
Polydor (Brazil), 1967. Very Good ... $6.99
Beer drinking music from late 60s Brazil – recorded live in a beer hall! LP, Vinyl record album

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AirtoSeeds On The Ground – The Natural Sounds Of Airto (blue vinyl pressing) ... LP
Buddah/Real Gone, 1971. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $22.99 32.99
Easily one of the greatest records that Brazilian percussionist Airto ever recorded – a stunning blend roots and jazzy currents, and a set that follows strongly off his work in the group Quarteto Novo! The set's got contributions from one of his key partners in that combo – reedman ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 1000 – on blue vinyl!)

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Laurindo AlmeidaLaurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank ... LP
Pacific Jazz, 1955. Very Good+ ... $29.99
A landmark set of recordings cut for the Pacific Jazz label in the early 50s, and supposedly a major influence on the early bossa artists in Brazil! The tracks were cut by a quartet led by LA altoist Bud Shank, and featuring Brazilian guitarist Laurindo Almeida, who was living in LA at the time. ... (Jazz, Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label World Pacific pressing in a red cover, with minor seam splits.)

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✨✧ Antonio Carlos & JocafiMudei De Ideia ... LP
RCA/Mr Bongo (UK), 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
An amazing bit of Brazilian funk – and the best album ever by this exciting soulful duo! The record's their first, and it's got a crackling intensity that you don't always find on their other albums – a groove that mixes hard samba with bass-heavy funk, with a sound that makes them one ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Mudei De Ideia ... CD 10.99

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Azambuja & CiaAzambuja & Cia (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Far Out (Brazil), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 26.98
A record with an unusual source, but a sound that puts it right up there with some of the most heavenly rare Brazilian albums of the 70s – served up here in a folksy, jazzy mix of acoustic and electric elements – all with help from heavyweights who include Victor Assis Brasil, Mauricio ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ AzymuthTelecommunication ... LP
Milestone, 1982. Good ... Just Sold Out!
Excellent American release from the brilliant Brazilian fusion outfit Azymuth. While occasionally they managed to get a bit complicated in their arrangements, the songs and groove never suffered for it, and the crisp modern production complements their tight sound nicely, with warm key washes and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has heavy edge wear and bent corners.)

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Baiano & Os Novos CaetanosBaiano & Os Novos Caetanos (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
CID/Far Out (Brazil), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 26.99
A very weird record – and an odd parody of both Os Novos Baianos and Caetano Veloso! The album's recorded live, and it's very much in the spirit of early work by Os Novos Baianos – with loads of tunes that have a funky samba style, with some nice rough touches – but there's also ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Banda Black RioMaria Fumaca ... LP
Atlantic/Mr Bongo (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.98
An excellent album by one of the greatest Brazilian funk bands ever – a wonderful blend of funk, jazz, and soul – and a set that rivals any of the best work coming from the US at the time! These guys are right on the money right from the start – moving through sharp changes with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Banda Black RioSuper Nova Samba Funk (yellow vinyl pressing) (2021 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Far Out (UK), 2011. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
A brilliant new vision for the legendary Banda Black Rio – the pioneering samba, soul and funk combo that broke so much ground in the 70s and remain vital to this day – led here by William Magalhaes, in a mode that celebrates decades of the best Brazilian music, while fearlessly moving ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition yellow vinyl pressing!)
Also available Super Nova Samba Funk ... CD 7.99

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Maria BethaniaA Tua Presenca ... LP
Philips/Universal (Brazil), 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $54.99 79.99
Wonderful early work from Maria Bethania – an album that's put together with a very sophisticated sound, and a really powerful feel overall! The orchestrations are relatively baroque – sometimes using strings in odd ways, other times bringing in bits of voices – all very much in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Maria BethaniaMel ... LP
Philips (Brazil), 1979. Very Good ... $9.99
A gentler, more laidback album that some of Maria Bethania's more dramatic efforts from the early 70s – but still a pretty great little record, served up with a sense of poise and power that few of her contemporaries could match! Backings are arranged by Perinho Albuquerque, in a way that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the heavy inner sleeve. Cover has light wear and a black tarry streak on front near the opening.)

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Ricardo BombaEu Sei/Flutuando ... 7-inch
Far Out (UK), 1978. New Copy ... $12.99 14.99
Two warmly wonderful numbers from Ricardo Bomba – both Brazilian jazz gems from the 70s! "Eu Sei" features really lovely female vocals in the lead – soaring in a Tania Maria-like way over the tune's loping funky bassline, guitar, and keyboard line from Bomba! "Flutando&q ... (Funky 45's, Brazil) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Alexia BomtempoSuspiro ... LP
Ropeadope, 2021. New Copy ... $16.99 18.99
A set recorded in Brooklyn, but one with plenty of Brazilian spirit in the music – served up in a mix of English and Portuguese lyrics, with a breathy sort of charm that really takes us back to the 60s! The album's more jazz vocals than bossa nova, but definitely has some of the latter ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Suspiro ... CD 9.99

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Lo BorgesLo Borges (1972) (180 gram pressing) ... LP
EMI/Polysom (Brazil), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
An incredible album from Lo Borges – one of the best singer/songwriters on the Brazilian scene of the 70s! Borges first burst into the spotlight for his work on the Club Da Esquina album by Milton Nascimento – and his work as part of Milton's "corner club" really helped shape ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Comes with a bonus lyric insert too!)

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Oscar Brown Jr & Luiz HenriqueFinding A New Friend ... LP
Fontana, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $9.99
A great collaboration between Oscar Brown Jr. and the breezy Brazilian singer Luiz Henrique! Henrique was one of Brown's "discoveries", as was Sivuca, who also plays and arranges on the LP – gracing it with his classic bossa/jazzy kind of groove. The whole thing's an excellent mix ... (Vocalists, Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono light blue label pressing with deep groove. Cover has a small split on the bottom seam and light surface wear.)

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Lenita BrunoWork Of Love ... LP
Nucleus, 1967. Sealed ... $6.99
A light and dreamy set of Brazilian vocal tracks – recorded in 1967, and featuring the voice of singer Lenita Bruno, a strong 60s talent with a style that's somewhat like Sylvia Telles. Arrangements on the set are by Clare Fischer – who plays piano, organ, and electric harpsichord in a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed original pressing! Cover has bumped corners.)

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Chico BuarqueCalabar ... LP
Philips/Universal (Brazil), 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $54.99 79.99
Genius work from Chico Buarque – one of his most complicated, sophisticated, and fully-realized albums – a great summation of all the brilliance he'd already brought to Brazilian music – moved forward into new territory for the 70s! The album's of the same vintage as the more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Chico Buarque & Ennio MorriconePer Un Pugno Di Samba (180 gram pressing) ... LP
RCA/Sony (Italy), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $36.99
An amazing record – one that stands as one of Chico Buarque's greatest from the 70s! The set was recorded in Italy in 1970 – and features Chico singing lead vocals over backings handled by Ennio Morricone – all in a style that's a perfect blend of MPB with the best elements of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Burnier & CartierBurnier & Cartier (1974) ... LP
RCA/Mr Bongo (UK), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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Caixa CuboAngela ... LP
Heavenly, 2021. New Copy ... $18.99 19.98
A really fantastic trio from Brazil – one who work in a very classic Azymuth mode of electric piano, bass, and drums! The tunes are nicely open, and have a tremendous sense of flow – jazz, to be sure – but with lots of focus on the rhythms, which often have this slow funk quality ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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CaravelaOrla ... LP
None More (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $24.99
Really lovely work from Caravela – a British band, but one with a lovely lead singer who delivers lyrics in Portuguese – while the group support the music in a mix of Brazilian styles and more contemporary London modes! The album's like the sort of great fusion we used to hear from the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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CartolaCartola (1976) (O Mundo E Um Moinho) (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Discos Marcus Pereira/Polysom (Brazil), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99
A 70s gem from Cartola – one of the key recordings done in a crucial flurry of activity in the later years of his career! There's a simple brilliance here that's hard to deny – aging vocals mixed with spare backings on guitar, flute, and percussion – all in a samba style that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ CeliaCelia ... LP
Continental/Mr Bongo (UK), 1972. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
A beautifully groovy album from Celia Reis – maybe the hippest set ever from this Brazilian singer who was equally at home in samba and bossa modes! Production and arrangements are by Arthur Verocai – which will give you an idea of the creativity that went into the record – as ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Celia ... CD 10.99

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✨✧ CeliaCelia (1970) ... LP
Continental/Mr Bongo (UK), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
Wickedly cool work from this overlooked Brazilian singer – a record that's got a strong sense of soul in the grooves, and a great sense of imagination in the choice of songs! Celia sings early work by Joyce, Lo Borges, Nelson Angelo, and others – with these shifting arrangements from ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Celia (1970) ... CD 11.99

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Gal CostaGal Costa (1969) (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Philips/Polysom (Brazil), 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99 50.99
One of the most mindblowing albums ever recorded – anywhere, anytime! This 1969 set stands as one of the greatest records ever cut by Gal Costa – done at the height of the Tropicalia movement, and featuring a sublime mix of styles that really gets the spirit of the movement right. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition.)

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Gal CostaMinha Historia ... LP
Philips (Brazil), 1960s/1970s. Good ... $14.99
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(90s issue.)

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Das Escolas De Samba Do Grupo 1Sambas De Enredo – Carnaval De 1974 ... LP
Top Tape (Brazil), 1974. Very Good- Gatefold ... $9.99
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(Very cool tri-fold cover!)

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Eumir DeodatoOs Catedraticos 73 (180 gram pressing – with download) ... LP
Equipe/Far Out (UK), 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 29.99
A rare Brazilian album from the legendary keyboardist Deodato – recorded right around the same time as his classic CTI albums Prelude and Deodato 2 – but much more obscure! This set's got a similar electric vibe, but is much more compact – with maybe more organ than Rhodes, on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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DjavanDjavan ... LP
EMI/Universal (Brazil), 1978. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $54.99 79.99
Sublime early work from Djavan – a bit of jazz, a bit of samba, and a bit of soul – all wrapped together in wonderfully warm arrangements! The sound here is sophisticated without being sleepy, and there's still a lightness to Djavan's music at this point – a style that manages to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jackson Do PandeiroForro Do Jackson ... LP
Copacabana/Honey Pie, Late 50s. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
A great little set from Brazilian percussionist Jackson Do Pandeiro – an album that grooves along on a strong wave of forro – that rootsy genre that burst big on the Brazilian scene of the 50s – tying together folksy roots and modern samba nicely, with lots of heavy percussion and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad with Joao DonatoJoao Donato – Jazz Is Dead 7 ... LP
Jazz Is Dead, 2021. New Copy ... $23.99 24.99
A really great entry in this excellent series – one that not only features lots of great Fender Rhodes from Brazilian jazz legend Joao Donato, but also vocals from Loren Oden on almost every track – which makes the whole thing feel like a fantastic hybrid of Joao's genius with a ... (Deep Funk, Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In a very cool die-cut slide-in cover!)
Also available Joao Donato – Jazz Is Dead 7 ... CD 13.99

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Joao DonatoQuem e Quem (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Odeon/Polysom (Brazil), 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99 50.99
A gem of a record – one we wouldn't part with for anything! Joao Donato's best known as one of the founding fathers of bossa nova – better known for his 60s work over the years, than he was for 70s electric work like this. Fortunately, international groove hounds picked up on the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Quem e Quem ... CD 13.99

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Amaro FreitasSankofa ... LP
Far Out (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $22.99 28.99
A hell of a record from Brazilian pianist Amaro Freitas – an artist we already loved before, but who's really stepping forth boldly with this release! Freitas has a way with the piano that's unlike anyone else we can think of – that freshness we maybe first felt when hearing a player ... (Jazz, Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Sankofa ... CD 13.99

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Stan GetzBig Band Bossa Nova ... LP
Verve, 1962. Sealed Gatefold ... $39.99
An overlooked gem from the Verve bossa years – a session that features the sweet tenor sax work of Stan Getz, alongside some swinging bossa arrangements from the great Gary McFarland! Given the strength of Gary's own work for Verve at the time, it's no surprise that he's a perfect ... (Jazz, Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed original mono copy! Cover has a cutout hole in one corner.)

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Stan Getz & Astrud GilbertoGetz Au Go Go ... LP
Verve, Mid 60s. Very Good- Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A beautiful dreamy album that's quite different from the classic Getz/Gilberto collaboration – but which also shares much of that set's lyrical beauty! This album was recorded live, in 1964, when Stan Getz was playing with his quartet that included Gary Burton on vibes – an incredible ... (Jazz, Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo MGM pressing. Cover is nice!)

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Gilberto GilRefavela (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Philips/Polysom (Brazil), 1977. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $34.99
One of the funkiest albums ever from Gilberto Gil – a set that beautifully mixes rootsy elements with tighter funk arrangements – in a style that's not unlike some of the 70s samba soul experiments from Jorge Ben! The record borrows heavily from American funk and soul of the time, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Egberto GismontiSol Do Meio Dia ... LP
ECM, 1977. Near Mint- ... $16.99
Spare European work from Egberto Gismonti – a set that's different than his fuller earlier work from Brazil, but still pretty compelling overall! Gismonti's playing here with a group of familiar ECM artists – mixing his own piano, guitar, and percussion lines with soprano sax from Jan ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp and aging along the spine.)

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H30La Musica H30 ... LP
Opic (Mexico), 1967. Very Good ... $49.99
With Nadia Milton, Nacho Mendez, Hector Morelli, Rafael Acosta, and Jose Avila. (Jazz, Brazil) LP, Vinyl record album
(Tan label stereo pressing. Cover has some aging and edge wear.)

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Chico HernandezBongo Fiesta ... LP
Imperial (Brazil), Early 70s. Very Good ... $11.99
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(Cover has light wear and some aging.)

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KassinSonhando Devagar (with download) ... LP
20/20/20, 2013. New Copy Gatefold ... $14.99 19.99
Really wonderful work from Alexandre Kassin – easily one of the most important contemporary figures in Brazilian music of the past decade or two! Kassin's best known on these shores for his work with Moreno Veloso and Domenico – but he's also had a hand in countless collaborations with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Comes with bonus download – and 3D glasses for looking at the cover!)

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Guilherme LamounierGuilherme Lamounier ... LP
Atco/Mad About Records (Portugal), 1973. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $38.99 44.99
A beautiful album of laidback psych from early 70s Brazil – the sort of more personal, more introspective work that some of the artists on the scene were cutting after the more experimental modes of the Tropicalia years! Guilherme Lamounier has a gentle sort of majesty in his music – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Rita LeeAtras Do Porto Tem Uma Cidade (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Philips/Polysom (Brazil), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99 50.99
A wild solo project from Rita Lee – done after the breakup of Os Mutantes, and offered up almost as some sort of commentary on mainstream rock in the 70s! There's a much more straightforward approach to the music here – a sometimes-glammy sound that's echoed by the band's space-style ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice heavy vinyl – with a bonus poster too!)

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Rita LeeHoje E O Primeiro Dia Do Resto Da Sua Vida (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Polydor/Polysom (Brazil), 1972. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $34.99 50.99
A tripped-out batch of hard jamming tracks from ex-Mutante Rita Lee – recorded with assistance from all the members of the group at the time, but in a mode that's quite different overall! Lee is clearly the star of the show here – singing all lyrics with a much fiercer vocal approach ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Hoje E O Primeiro Dia Do Resto Da Sua Vida ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ Rita Lee & Tutti FruttiEntradas E Bandeiras ... LP
Som Livre (Brazil), 1976. Sealed ... $24.99
A standout solo set from Os Mutantes member Rita Lee – an album that's different than both her work with that group, and her early solo material – and which sort of represents a return to the roots of rock and roll during the middle part of the 70s! The group features ex-members of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue on Survival Research.)

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Les Masques with Le Trio CamaraBrasilian Sound ... LP
CBS/Le Tres Jazz Club (France), Mid 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99
Groovy groovy groovy! Les Masques were a 60s vocal-oriented Brazilian combo from France, and they had a tight jazzy approach that was similar to Sergio Mendes and Brazil 66! That alone would be enough to make them #1 in our book – but they also get some excellent backing from the Trio ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Renata LuRenata Lu (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Continental/Mad About Records (Portugal), 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $36.99 39.99
A rare set from the early 70s samba soul years in Brazil – one of the few albums ever cut by Renata Lu, a singer who worked more famously on records by other artists – and an album that really does a great job of mixing rootsier, funkier touches with some of the larger arrangements that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition of 500 copies!)

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✨✧ MandalaMandala (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Morisom/Mad About Records (Portugal), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
A really heavyweight album from the Brazilian scene of the 70s – recorded by a group of artists who were really helping to transform the sound of jazz at the time! There are elements that are familiar here, but served up in these really fresh ways – changing up the rhythmic and melodic ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Cesar Mariano & CIASao Paulo - Brasil ... LP
RCA/Mr Bongo (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
A fantastic bit of funky fusion from Brazil – one of the most hard-hitting albums we've ever heard from keyboardist Cesar Mariano! Mariano had a long legacy in music that included great arrangements for Elis Regina – but this set is completely different than most of his other work ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Jose MauroA Viagem Das Horas (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Quartin/Far Out (UK), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
A tremendous lost masterpiece from Jose Mauro – a less-remembered figure in Brazilian music at the start of the 70s – but one we'd rank right up there with the best of the time, on a short list that would include Marcos Valle, Milton Nascimento, and Arthur Verocai! Like those three ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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MaysaMaysa (1966) ... LP
RCA (Brazil), 1966. Very Good+ ... $33.99
A pretty great record by this Brazilian singer from the 60s! The album's got some fairly dramatic material – as was Maysa's wont – and it features sophisticated arrangements by Erlon Chaves that mix a post-bossa sound with styles that were being used by some of Europe's bigger singers ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing!)

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Meireles E Sua OrquestraBrasilian Explosion ... LP
EMI (Brazil), 1973. Very Good ... $36.99
A classic bit of lost funky electric piano from Brazil! The album has a similar feel to Deodato's early 70's work, and includes a killer electric version of "Also Sprach Zarathustra" that's very similar to Deodato's "2001" – soaring along on a great funky groove, with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mexican Quad pressing on Odeon. Cover has light wear.)

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Helena MeirellesA Rainha da Viola Caipira ... LP
Eldorado/Vampi Soul (Spain), Mid 90s. New Copy 2LP ... $34.99
Helena Meirelles looks like a bit of a cowboy on the cover, and she sounds a bit like one too – but with a spin that's very much part of the Brazilian heritage from which she sprang! Meirelles plays the Brazilian violao here – kind of a rougher, louder sort of acoustic guitar – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sergio MendesSergio Mendes (1983) ... LP
A&M, 1983. Sealed ... $9.99
Upbeat soul from Sergio Mendes – but a record that's still got a Brazilian heart beating underneath! The sound of the set is very much in the best mainstream soul modes of the time – never too electric overall, but put together with a nicely warm groove that continues the legacy of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed, with a cutout notch, hype sticker, and Gift Of Music sticker.)

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Sergio MendesSwinger From Rio (green & yellow vinyl pressing) ... LP
Atlantic, 1965. New Copy ... $24.99
Sergio Mendes is definitely a swinger – especially on this jazz-based session that was recorded before his famous work with Brasil 66! This album was recorded in New York, at a time when Mendes was one of the hottest things brewing in the bossa scene in Brazil – and apart from the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited green & yellow split color vinyl with obi!)

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Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66Fool On The Hill ... LP
A&M, 1968. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $11.99
One of our favorite albums by Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66 – a perfect bridge between the simple pop of earlier records, and the group's expanding sound as the 70s approached! The warmly glowing Brasil 66 style is still very strongly in place, but the music here is all a bit hipper – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Brown label stereo pressing. Cover has light wear and a spot of tape.)

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Miltinho (Milton Banana)Rhythm & The Sound Of Bossa Nova ... LP
Audio Fidelity, 1963. Near Mint- ... $59.99
An excellent album of hard bossa cuts – played by drummer Antonio Da Souza, aka Miltinho, aka Milton Banana, with backing by Oscar Castro Neves! The band is a quartet led by Oscar Castro-Neves – with some nice piano by him, and some excellent alto work by the great Leo Wright! The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono gold label pressing. Cover has light wear and aging, a bumped corner, and a half split top seam on the spine side.)

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Marisa MonteO Que Voce Quer Saber De Verdade (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Blue Note/Polysom (Brazil), 2012. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99
Wonderful work from Marisa Monte – and a set that may well be the greatest record we've heard from her in years! There's a freshness here that grabs us right away – with the lure we felt when first hearing Monte's music many years ago, but cast here in a completely different style, too ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Phil Moore & The Afro Latin SoultetAfro Brazil Oba! ... LP
Tower, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $39.99
A very unique little record – and one with a sublime blend of Latin, soul, and vocal styles! The record's a fair bit more sophisticated than most other efforts like this from the 60s – thanks to a strong batch of talents that includes Gil Fuller on arrangements, Phil Moore III on piano ... (Latin, Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing. Cover has some wear and aging, a name in marker on both sides, and some stains on back.)

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Fabiano Do NascimentoPreludio ... LP
Now Again, 2020. New Copy ... $21.99 24.98
A contemporary record, but one that's got all the depth, warmth, and complexity of some of our favorites from the 70s – music that more than strongly lives up to the legacy of Egberto Gismonti and Edu Lobo! Fabiano Do Nascimento has a way of mixing acoustic guitar with really compelling ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Preludio ... CD 6.99

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Fabiano Do NascimentoYkytu ... LP
Now Again, 2021. New Copy ... $21.99 24.99
Maybe the most personal album to date from Fabiano Do Nascimento – a set that continues the Brazilian acoustic guitar legacy of players like Baden Powell, Egberto Gismonti, and some of the older greats – but which finds a way to express its sound in a very contemporary way! Fabiano ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Ykytu ... CD 14.99

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Milton NascimentoClube Da Esquina (180 gram pressing) ... LP
EMI/Polysom (Brazil), 1972. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $54.99
A landmark album from Milton Nascimento – not only a set that really marked his growth as a singer, songwriter, and overall musical visionary – but also a record that really showcased the collaborative spirit that would be a part of his music for years to come! The album features ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Clube Da Esquina ... CD 13.99

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Milton NascimentoClube Da Esquina 2 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
EMI/Polysom (Brazil), 1978. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $54.99
A second great statement from the "corner club" of Milton Nascimento – that special assemblage of musicians from his home territory of Minas Gerais, augmented here in slight ways that maybe make the album an even more ambitious record than the first! All the best artists from the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ze Eduardo NazarioPoema Da Gota Serena ... LP
Lira Paulstana/Lugar Alto (Brazil), 1982. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
A really unique little record from Ze Eduardo Nazario – a set that maybe begins in improvised jazz, but which soon opens up to a world of different sonic possibilities – on some moments that have a very Brazilian vibe overall, even if it is an experimental one! Eduardo plays a range of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Joao NegraoAsfalto Selvagem ... LP
Paneg/Mad About Records (Portugal), 1964. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
A rare little bossa jazz album from the early 60s Brazilian scene – one that's also a soundtrack too, which gives it a different feel than most other records of its type! The music is a mix of jazz and occasional larger orchestrations – in the best tradition of the late 50s French new ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Antonio NevesPegada Agora E Essa ... LP
Far Out (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $22.99 26.98
That's Antonio Neves wielding a trombone on the cover – but the set's got elements that move way past his great work on that horn – drawn from very collaborative contributions from different members of the contemporary scene in Rio! The record's got a jazz basis at the core, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Pegada Agora E Essa ... CD 12.99

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Gelson Oliveira & Luiz EwerlingTerra ... LP
Mad About Records (Portugal), 1983. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99
Sharp-changing fusion in the best Brazilian mode – one of those independent gems from the early 80s that really helped push the whole scene forward! Gelson Oliveira plays guitar and Luiz Ewerling plays drums – and the record's full of these great rhythms, nice time changes, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition of 500!)

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Orquestra Brasil ModernoA Revolucao ... LP
Odeon (Brazil), 1963. Poor ... $6.99
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(Mono teal label pressing. NOTE – Vinyl has deep and jagged marks on both sides, plays with skips and crackles. Cover is still in decent shape however, but with some wear and small holes in the plastic outer sleeve.)

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Os CaretasSamba E Uma Parada Vol 6 ... LP
Polyfar (Brazil), 1974. Near Mint- ... $14.99
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✨✧ Os MutantesEverything Is Possible! – The Best Of Os Mutantes (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Luaka Bop, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $21.99 22.98
Although there's been a few "best of" collections out already by this legendary Brazilian rock group – this volume still stands as the most nicely-selected batch of tracks, and it comes complete with great liner notes that help you really navigate and understand their music. There's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Hermeto PascoalSlaves Mass ... LP
Warner, 1977. Sealed Gatefold ... $39.99
Easily one of the greatest albums ever by Hermeto Pascoal – a masterpiece of free-thinking jazz that combines all of the best elements of his work! At one level, there's an experimental approach to instrumentation that really grabs the ears – but it's also wrapped around a key sense of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed original pressing – but note that the shrink is open along the spine. Cover has a cutout mark.)

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Hermeto PascoalZabumbe Bum A (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Warner/Polysom (Brazil), 1979. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $34.99 50.99
A gem of an album from Hermeto Pascoal – right up there with 70s classics like A Musica Libre and Slaves Mass – and done with a similar sort of energy that goes way beyond jazz, way beyond conventional Brazilian music – into territory that can only be described as Hermeto-like! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Andre PenazziOrgan – Jazz Samba – Percussion ... LP
Audio Fidelity, 1963. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Very groovy album of bossa nova organ tracks – with a sound that's similar to Walter Wanderley, Ed Lincoln, or other 60's Brazilian organ players. Truthfully, most of these tracks probably have more of a samba sound than a bossa one, but it's light and airy, and with a good jazzy groove that' ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US stereo pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Baden PowellSarava/Canto De Ossanha ... 7-inch
Saba/Wallen Bink (Germany), 1966. New Copy (pic cover)... $22.99
Killer 60s work from the great Baden Powell – two tunes done for the Saba/MPS label, both with a very jazzy vibe! "Sarava" moves fast and fierce – lots of percussion driving the tune at the bottom, including work from the great Milton Banana on drums – while Baden ... (Funky 45's, Brazil) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Really wonderful pressing – done from the original master tapes! Limited edition too.)

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Baden PowellSerie Autiografos De Sucesso Vol 2 ... LP
Fontana (Brazil), 1960s. Very Good+ ... $24.99
A hip collection of some of Baden's best work from the 60s – including some of his classic sides for the Forma and Elenco labels. Titles include "Tempo Feliz" and "Deixa", both performed with Mauricio Einhorn; "Coisa No 1" and "Deve Ser Amor", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Baden Powell/Mauricio EinhornTempo Feliz ... LP
Forma (Brazil), 1966. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A really beautiful early album from Baden Powell, and a really unique one as well – as the set features some guest work from harmonica player Mauricio Einhorn – a very jazzy talent who was a bit like the Toots Thielemans of Brazil at the time! The combination of harmonica and acoustic ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Late 70s pressing on Fontana, in a purple border cover.)
Also available Tempo Feliz ... CD 13.99

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Jose PratesTam Tam Tam ... LP
Trunk (UK), 1958. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99
Heavy rhythms from the Brazilian scene of the 50s – a set of grooves originally used to accompany a touring dance production, but a set of tracks that's gone on to have quite a life of its own! The music here isn't the cool bossa or spare samba you might expect – and instead has this ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Primo QuintetoBailando Bossa Nova En El Camichin ... LP
RVV (Mexico), Late 60s. Very Good ... $119.99
Rare bossa from the Mexican scene of the 60s – played by a very hip quintet with Breno Sauer on vibes and Claudio Roditi on trumpet and vocals! The group's got a groove that extrapolates Brazilian rhythms nicely – a take on bossa nova that's a bit like some of the American work of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original mono Mexican pressing! Cover has a bit of wear.)

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Raizes Da MangueiraRaizes Da Mangueira ... LP
EMI (Brazil), 1973. Sealed ... $49.99
The title's an apt one, as the session's a musical tracing of the roots of the Mangueira sound – featuring rootsy samba work performed by a variety of singers that includes Jorge Zagaia, Xango, Jurandir, Sobrinho, and Babau Da Mangueira! Instrumentation is nice and spare – just a bit ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap is lightly shopworn and is mostly cracked near the opening, but still intact. Cover is lightly bent at the edges.)

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Elba RamalhoO Ouro Do Po Da Estrada ... LP
Polysom (Brazil), 2019. Sealed ... $19.99
Brazilian singer Elba Ramalho is still going strong – and maybe sounding better than ever, partly due to a matured quality in her vocals – which makes things sometimes sound deeper than in the early years! The style here is a mix of older forro elements with more contemporary touches ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Elis ReginaElis (1972) ... LP
Philips (Brazil), 1972. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $54.99 59.99
A stunning step forward for the great Elis Regina – and a landmark record that would set the stage for most of her final work to come in the 70s! The album's got less of the jazz or bossa inflections of her music from the 60s – and instead moves into this richly sophisticated style ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(New 2021 remaster!)
Also available Elis (1972) ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ Elis Regina & OthersEncontros ... LP
Fontana (Brazil), Late 60s/Early 70s. Near Mint- ... $24.99
A great collection – featuring famous collaborations between Elis Regina and Gilberto Gil, Pele, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Tim Maia, Pierre Barouh, Jair Rodrigues, and Toots Thielemans! The Tim Maia and Pierre Barouh tracks are especially unusual! LP, Vinyl record album
(Mexican pressing. Cover has a bumped corner.)

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✨✧ Piry ReisCaminho Do Interior ... LP
Carmo/Piry Reis (Brazil), 1984. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
A really beautiful record from Piry Reis – a singer/guitarist who we only know from this one rare album in the 80s – issued on the Carmo label of Egberto Gismonti, who also plays piano and helps to put the set together! Yet the sound here is maybe more in the mode of some of the work ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Rita ReysRita Reys Sings Antonio Carlos Jobim ... LP
Inner City, 1981. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A dreamy take on the music of Jobim – sung by the rich-voiced Dutch vocalist Rita Reys, with backings from Rogier Van Otterloo, with some work from the combo of pianist Pim Jacobs with Wim Overgaauw on guitar! (Vocalists, Brazil) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some edge wear and a light sticker spot on front.)

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✨✧ Sandra SaVale Tudo ... LP
RGE/Mr Bongo (UK), 1983. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
Early work from Sandra Sa – one of the strongest female soul artists to emerge from the Brazilian scene at the start of the 80s – working here on a classic set that's got a groove that's very similar to American R&B work of the time! Tim Maia joins Sandra for a bit on the set ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Vale Tudo ... CD 10.99

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Hareton SalvaniniA Virgem De Saint Tropez (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Fermata/Polysom (Brazil), 1974. New Copy ... $34.99 50.99
A totally wonderful little soundtrack – Brazilian in origin, but with lots of the lush, warm tones we love in 70s Italian erotic scores too! The style is definitely Brazilian, though – and modes run from some of the cooler, larger arrangements you'd hear from Marcos Valle – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition.)

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Lucas SanttanaSem Nostalgia ... LP
Mais Um Discos (UK), 2009. New Copy ... $22.99
Another bold leap forward for Lucas Santtana – a Brazilian artist who really blows our mind with each new release! It's been a few years since we last heard from Lucas, but it's clear he's been doing plenty during the time – coming up with fresh new ideas, working on some English-based ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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George Sauma JrGeorge Sauma Jr ... LP
Favorite (France), 1985. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99 48.99
A sweet 80s groove from Brazil – a self-released set by George Sauma Jr, a singer who works in some nicely soulful territory throughout! In a way, the vibe here is a bit like the Marcos Valle albums of the early 80s – elements of modern soul and boogie in the rhythms, but given a very ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available George Sauma Jr ... CD 19.99

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Chico Science & Nacao ZumbiDa Lama Ao Caos (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Chaos/Polysom (Brazil), Early 90s. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99 50.99
A mad mix of loud guitar, wild samples, and heavy Brazilian percussion – all nicely topped with the soulful vocals of Chico Science! The record's one of the group's earlier ones, and it's filled with a sense of raw power and experimentation that easily demonstrates why the band grabbed so ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Joao SelvaNavegar (blue vinyl pressing) ... LP
Underdog (France), 2021. New Copy ... $26.99 28.99
Joao Selva has a great way of bridging classic Brazilian modes and contemporary sounds – a quality we loved on his debut, and which seems to be even more fully-formed here on his second release! Maybe that past/present quality is no surprise, though, when you consider that the record's a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Navegar ... CD 15.99

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Vasconcelos SentimentoFuturo ... LP
Far Out (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $22.99 28.99
A record that's incredibly hard to pin down – and we mean that in the best way possible – a really explosive blend of jazz elements, contemporary rhythms, and all these other wonderful sounds and styles – a globe's worth of music that somehow was created in just a tiny bedroom ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Futuro ... CD 13.99

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Bola SeteO Extraordinario Bola Sete (45 rpm 180 gram pressing) ... LP
Odeon/DOL (Russia), 1962. New Copy Gatefold ... $12.99 19.99
A rare Brazilian gem from guitarist Bola Sete – recorded before his more famous work for Fantasy Records, in a slightly different groove! Bola's playing a hollow-body electric here, and with a style that's more jazz than bossa – very well played, with a nice sense of tone and color ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bud Shank & Laurindo AlmeidaLatin Contrasts (aka Brazilliance Vol 3) ... LP
World Pacific, 1958. Very Good ... $16.99
5 years after they made their first set of groundbreaking Braziliany jazz tracks together, Bud Shank and Laurindo Almeida went back into the studio to record another great batch for Pacific Jazz. That second set of sessions is captured here in its entirety, and it features Shank and Almeida ... (Jazz, Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has a peeled spot from sticker removal at the top left corner.)

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Silvery BoysSilvery Boys (180 gram pressing) ... LP
RGE/Vampi Soul (Spain), 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99
One of the cooler groups from the jovem guarda years of 60s Brazil – a combo who sometimes echo rock modes of the Anglo world, but who can also bring in some strong currents from samba too! The mix is great, and completely infectious on the best cuts – as the blue guitars and echoey ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Wilson SimonalTem Algo Mais ... LP
Odeon/Honey Pie (UK), 1963. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
A fantastic early bossa session from Wilson Simonal! His deep soulful voice is in perfect form – and it sounds super next to sweet lilting arrangements by the great Lyrio Panicalli – who uses larger orchestrations to open up that soulful side of Wilson's vocals – the sort that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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SimonePra Nao Dizer Que Nao Falei Das Flores ... LP
EMI (Brazil), 1982. Near Mint- ... $24.99
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Zoot SimsNew Beat Bossa Nova Vol 1 ... LP
Colpix, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $23.99
A great chapter in 60s bossa jazz – Zoot Sims "answer" to Stan Getz's bossa work on Verve – recorded in a similar jazz-meets-bossa style, with some great guitar work by Jim Hall! Zoot's solos are a bit tighter and not as laidback as Stan's – giving a more jazz-based ... (Jazz, Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label mono promo. Cover has light wear.)

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Elza SoaresElza Pede Passagem ... LP
EMI/Universal (Brazil), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $54.99 79.99
Fast and funky samba tunes by Elza Soares – handled with a great 70s twist, one that brings the tunes up to speed with samba soul work of the time by Jorge Ben and Antonio Carlos E Jocafi! The feel is light and bouncy, but also very soulful – and the set grooves in a way you won't find ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tamba 4Tamba 4 ... LP
Orfeon (Mexico), 1970. Very Good+ ... $59.99
Groovy bossa gems from Tamba 4 – released in 1970 on Mexico's Orfeon label! This self-titled set is really kind of a rare footnote to the legendary couple of albums the group cut a bit earlier for A&M – but a wonderful one that's more geared towards uptempo bossa jazz than the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original teal and silver label pressing. Cover has some stains on 4 inches along the opening, mostly on back, and splitting in the seams.)

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Tamba TrioAvanco (45 rpm 180 gram pressing) ... LP
Philips/DOL (Russia), 1963. New Copy Gatefold ... $12.99 20.99
A seminal set from one of the greatest bossa combos ever – a group who could boast sharp instrumentation and warm vocal harmonies too! The mix of sounds is completely sublime – jazzy piano trio sounds at the core, topped by soaring harmonies from the members of the trio – a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Avanco ... CD 13.99

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Maria ToledoMaria Toledo Sings The Best Of Luiz Bonfa ... LP
United Artists, 1967. Near Mint- ... $34.99
An obscure little set from Maria Toledo – a Brazilian singer who's best known for her work with Luiz Bonfa – no surprise, since she was married to Luiz, and sung on a number of his best 60s albums! The set's got Maria stepping out into the spotlight on her own, working with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original US pressing. Cover has some light wear, but is nice overall.)
 
 



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