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Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66Stillness ... LP
A&M, 1970. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $11.99
A real classic from Sergio Mendes – probably most famous for its funky bits! The record pushes past the formula of the earlier Brasil 66 albums, and goes for a more sophisticated approach that adds in some sweet electric moments, more complicated grooves, and an overall sound that's even hipper than the group's early pop for A&M. The album features an excellent version of "For What It's Worth" that has a tight drumbreak which has been sampled often, as well as a great version of Caetano Veloso's "Lost in the Paradise" which is a good translation of the song to an American idiom! Other tracks include "Viramundo", "Stillness", "Chelsea Morning", and "Sometimes In Winter". A real gem – and one of the group's most overlooked albums! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66Crystal Illusions (Japanese pressing) ... CD
A&M (Japan), 1969. Used ... $8.99
Dreamy loveliness from Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66! The album's one of their true 60s classics for A&M – a sublime blend of female vocals, Brazilian rhythms, and jazzy instrumentation – groovily dancing with a light and breezy sound that influenced a generation, and which still sounds pretty darn fresh to our ears today! The album's filled with great versions of Brazilian tunes – and titles include Marcos Valle's "Viola", Edu Lobo's "Crystal Illusions", Milton Nascimento's "Empty Faces", plus "Song Of No Regrets", "Salt Sea", and "Dois Dias". Nice stuff, and very groovy! CD
(Out of print.)

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Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66Very Best Of Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66 ... CD
A&M (UK), Late 60s. Used 2 CDs ... $6.99
... CD

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✨✧ Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66Ye-Me-Le ... LP
A&M, 1969. Very Good- ... $1.99
Way past the hits, and into some really great territory – a move that makes the record one of our favorite Sergio Mendes sets for A&M! The sweeter bossa pop style here is undercut with a bit more influence from late 60s Brazilian grooves – some of the more baroque turns that Sergio's contemporaries back home were taking, mixed with a few of the trippier influences that were coming into the scene as well. The overall style is still in the warm two-voiced mode that made Brasil 66 famous, but we appreciate some of the headier moments moving into the mix – partly from the guitar of Oscar Castro Neves, as well as the orchestrations by a young Dave Grusin! Titles include the fantastic title cut "Ye-Me-Le" – a wonderful groover written by Luiz Carlos Vinhas – plus a number of excellent covers, like "Norwegian Wood", "What The World Needs Now", "Moanin", and "Where Are You Coming From?". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring & edge wear with some splitting.)

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✨✧ Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66Look Of Love/Like A Lover ... 7-inch
A&M, Mid 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Heavenly Sergio! "The Look Of Love" is done to perfection here by Brasil 66 – the two gals in front singing the lyrics in a slow syncopated way that unlocks all the oozing sex of the tune, while the band grooves away nicely! "Like A Lover" is a remake of a Brazilian tune – with new English lyrics by Marilyn and Alan Bergman. 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo. Label has a small sticker.)

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✨✧ Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66Herb Alpert Presents Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 ... LP
A&M, 1966. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The start of a legend – and the very first album by Sergio Mendes' Brasil 66 group, proudly brought to the world through the godlike talents of a young Herb Alpert! Sergio was no stranger to the recording studio by the time of this set, but the record marked a real shift in his music – a change from the mostly-instrumental bossa modes he first forged back in Brazil, and a shift to warmer, sweeter pop with a nice sunny California finish – done through unique production techniques and the group's trademark two-lady lead vocals! The sound is tremendous, and is possibly heard in its purest form here – simple, focused, and given that near-perfect A&M sound through Herb's production skills. Titles include the classics "Daytripper", "Aqua De Beber", "O Pato", "Berimbau", "Mas Que Nada", and "The Joker". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66Look Around ... CD
A&M, 1967. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Dreamy bossa pop from the A&M studios of the 60s – the Brasil 66 sound at its best! The style here is a perfect blend of real Brazilian influences and some of the hipper styles bubbling in the LA studio scene of the time – all locked together perfectly by Sergio Mendes, in the twin-voiced style that let Brasil 66 transform any tune they could get their hands on! There's some really great numbers here of Brazilian origin – including Joao Donato's "The Frog", Marcos Valle's "Batucada", and Gilberto Gil's "Roda" – not to mention Sergio's own "Look Around", which is an especially charming number! Other titles include "The Look Of Love", "Pradizer Adeus", and "Like A Lover". CD
(Out of print, cutout mark through digipack barcode.)

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✨✧ Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 Greatest Hits ... CD
A&M, Late 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The greatest and grooviest hits from Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66 – that completely charming little group that really warmed up pop at the end of the 60s! The tunes here are awash in bossa rhythms, and topped with the group's trademark two-gal harmony style – a sound that reaches out from both sides of the speakers and wraps you up with a wonderfully sweet feeling – while the grooves at the bottom really keep things moving. The set's filled with classics – titles that include "Fool On the Hill", "With A Little Help From My Friends", "Look Around", "Scarborough Fair", "Pretty World", "Look Of Love", "Day Tripper", and "Mas Que Nada". CD
 
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Sergio MendesBrasil '65 – Introducing The Voice Of Wanda De Sah ... CD
Capitol (Japan), 1965. New Copy ... About July 12, 2017
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". CD

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Sergio MendesSwinger From Rio ... CD
Atlantic (Brazil), 1964. Used ... $9.99
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 great Antonio Carlos Jobim on guitar, many of the other players are American jazz musicians – including Art Farmer on flugelhorn, Phil Woods on alto sax, and Hubert Laws on flute – all adding in some nice jazzy elements to the tunes! The music is all instrumental, and a great mix of jazz and bossa that really lets you hear the young Sergio's skills on piano. Titles include "Maria Moita", "Sambinha Bossa Nova", "The Dreamer", "Primavera", "Favela", and "Pau Brazil". CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Swinger From Rio ... CD 14.99

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✨✧ Sergio MendesSwinger From Rio ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1964. New Copy ... $14.99
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 great Antonio Carlos Jobim on guitar, many of the other players are American jazz musicians – including Art Farmer on flugelhorn, Phil Woods on alto sax, and Hubert Laws on flute – all adding in some nice jazzy elements to the tunes! The music is all instrumental, and a great mix of jazz and bossa that really lets you hear the young Sergio's skills on piano. Titles include "Maria Moita", "Sambinha Bossa Nova", "The Dreamer", "Primavera", "Favela", and "Pau Brazil". CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)
Also available Swinger From Rio ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ Sergio Mendes & Brasil '65In Person At El Matador ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1964. New Copy ... $14.99
A great little live set from Sergio Mendes and his Brasil 65 group – a pre-Brasil 66 combo that features Wanda De Sah on vocals and Rosinha De Valenca on guitar! The style here is more traditionally Brazilian bossa than Sergio's later work on A&M – a fluidly jazzy groove captured with a good sense of intimacy despite the live setting – and issued by Atlantic as a nice antidote to some of the more watered-down bossa work on the US market! The vocals are wonderful – often spare and a bit more fragile than the two-voiced sound of A&M – and titles include "Tem Do De Mim", "Noa Noa", "Caminho De Casa", and "Arrastao". CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)

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✨✧ Sergio Mendes & Brasil '65In Person At El Matador ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1965/1999. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
No, we didn't get the name of the group wrong – this "Brasil '65" album is a live one by Sergio Mendes, recorded with Wanda De Sah and Rosinha De Valenca, in the years before he formed the "Brasil '66" group that recorded on A&M – but issued afterward by Atlantic, and given the "Brasil '65" tag in hopes of cashing in on the A&M records' popularity. Forget about all of that stuff, though, because the record's a nice batch of bossa jazz tracks – and it features some instrumentals with Sergio and a tight group, plus a few vocal tracks by the ladies. The set's got a nice groove, and is much more like Sergio's earlier bossa stuff that was on Capitol in the US, and Philips in Brazil. Tracks include "Tem Do De Mim", "Noa Noa", "Caminho De Casa", and "Arrastao". Hard to find in the original, and nice to have on reissue! CD
(Out of print.)
Also available In Person At El Matador ... CD 14.99

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✨✧ Lani HallSundown Lady ... LP
A&M, 1972. Very Good ... $3.99
The beautiful first solo album by Lani Hall – recorded after years of work with Sergio Mendes in the Brasil 66 group – and done in a style that certainly reflects her great vocals with that ensemble, yet which also expands her sound tremendously! The set was arranged and produced by Herb Alpert in a spare, almost folksy style that still has some sweet LA touches – and the album's worth it alone for the leadoff cut – a version of Lesley Duncan's "Love Song", done in a gently grooving mode that's got a real folk-funk feel! The set's also got a great version of "We Could Be Flying" – and other tracks include "Ocean Song", "Vincent", "Come Down In Time", and "You". LP, Vinyl record album
(Brown label pressing, including the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cutout hole & light wear.)

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Los BrasiliosBrasilian Beat '67 ... LP
Design, 1967. Very Good+ ... $11.99
A very unusual bit of bossa nova – and a record that seems to criss-cross a few different A&M Records modes of the 60s! At one level, the group's got a Brasil 66 feel – since they use a female vocal chorus on some cuts, breezing along with the grooves in a style that's definitely influenced by Sergio Mendes! But at another level, there's more of a Latin influence too – thanks to vibes and marimbas in the instrumentation, played in ways that echo some of A&M's Mexican-inspired groups – yet presented here with a warmer, jazzier feel overall. The blend is really great – especially given the warm production style of the record, and some great use of flute in the instrumentation – and although obviously a copycat sort of album, the whole thing comes out with its own unique flavor in the end! Titles include "Carol's Theme", "Poinciana", "Amorio Ambiguo", "Noche D'Amor", "Ritmo D'Amor", "No Love But Your Love", and "Tijuana Country". LP, Vinyl record album

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Birgit LystagerBirgit Lystager ... LP
Production Dessinee (Japan), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $42.99
A very groovy singer – with a really wonderful feel! Birgit hails from Denmark, and has the icy Scandinavian jazz vocal approach of singers like Monica Zetterlund or Karin Krog – equally well suited to standard jazz material, as it is to electric oriented tunes or bossa nova, both of which appear on this set! The overall style is almost in a Sergio Mendes Brasil 66 style – light poppy touches at times, bubbling with a bit of bossa and some cool grooves laid out on organ and piano, with some occasional backing vocals on a few tracks. Groovy sunshine pop from the Baltic scene of the early 70s – with tracks that include versions of "Sunny", "Pretty World", "Fool On The Hill", "Melting Pot", "Make It With You", "Gimme Little Sign", and "Sometimes". LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful Japanese pressing!)

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Pen Friend ClubWonderful World Of The Pen Friend Club (mono & stereo mixes) ... CD
Penpal (Japan), 2017. New Copy ... $35.99
A sing-songy Japanese group with a sound that's every bit what you'd expect from the 60s style of the cover – a group who've clearly been inspired by groups like We Five, Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66, and other perfect purveyors of the best sort of sunny sounds – so much so that the group even goes out of their way to deliver both mono and stereo mixes of the full album! Vocals are all sung by Yuka Fujimoto, both in English and Japanese – and both the instrumentation and production evoke a cool late 60s, west coast, Capitol Records sort of vibe – on titles that include "Wonderful World Of The Pen Friend Club", "Sherry She Needs Me", "Born To Be Together", "River Deep Mountain High", and "Loves Lines Angles & Rhymes". CD
(In stereo & mono!)

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Wanda de SahSoftly ... CD
Capitol/Rev-Ola (UK), 1965. Used ... $9.99
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". CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Softly ... CD 13.99

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Wanda de SahSoftly ... CD
Capitol/Universal (Japan), 1965. New Copy ... $13.99
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". CD
Also available Softly ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ Al MassrieenModern Egyptian Music ... CD
Habibi Funk (Germany), Early 80s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Modern Egyptian music, circa 1983 – served up here in a collection of recordings that initially only appeared on cassette! The leader of the group is Al Massrieen, but the music is a very collaborative affair – keyboards, upbeat rhythms, and vocals from many group members – in a style that seems to merge older Egyptian traditions with influences from late 70s funk and club – all in a way that comes across a lot better than you might expect! A few tracks are more pop-oriented, but even those use really cool percussion at points – and all the songs here have these little twists and turns that really keep things interesting. When the female singers come forth, there's almost a groove that sounds like an Egyptian take on Sergio Mendes & Brasil 77 (not 66) – and their clubby tracks at the end of the 70s. Titles include "Ebda Men Gedid", "Asef Gedan", "Mafatshi Leh", "Horreya", "West El Ghabat", and "Men Awel Deqiqa". CD

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✨✧ Al MassrieenModern Egyptian Music (with bonus download) ... LP
Habibi Funk (Germany), Early 80s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Modern Egyptian music, circa 1983 – served up here in a collection of recordings that initially only appeared on cassette! The leader of the group is Al Massrieen, but the music is a very collaborative affair – keyboards, upbeat rhythms, and vocals from many group members – in a style that seems to merge older Egyptian traditions with influences from late 70s funk and club – all in a way that comes across a lot better than you might expect! A few tracks are more pop-oriented, but even those use really cool percussion at points – and all the songs here have these little twists and turns that really keep things interesting. When the female singers come forth, there's almost a groove that sounds like an Egyptian take on Sergio Mendes & Brasil 77 (not 66) – and their clubby tracks at the end of the 70s. Titles include "Ebda Men Gedid", "Asef Gedan", "Mafatshi Leh", "Horreya", "West El Ghabat", and "Men Awel Deqiqa". LP, Vinyl record album
(Comes with booklet of notes and bonus download!)

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✨✧ Cravo E CanelaPreco De Cada Um/Asa Branca Que Nem Gilo (Japanese pressing) ... 7-inch
Production Dessinee (Japan), 1977. New Copy (pic cover, reissue)... Out Of Stock
Two fantastic cuts from Cravo E Canela – a Brazilian combo who take the Brasil 66 style of Sergio Mendes, and move it into even groovier, funkier territory! "Preco De Cada Um" has this soaring blend of female vocals, funky bass, and wonderful piano and keyboard lines – moving at a great clip, but never too fast – and with richer colors that really open up the tune! The flipside features a beautiful mixing of "Asa Branca" and "Que Nem Gilo" – in a tune that uses the forro energy of the original to bring a sharp edge to the jazzy changes of the vocals and instrumentation! 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Beautiful pressing – sweet cover and vinyl!)

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✨✧ Brazilian PopMusical Family ... CD
Essential, Early 70s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A very groovy group who have way more to offer than the "pop" in their name might make you expect – a sweet jazzy take on bossa nova styles – definitely in the manner of Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66, but with a slightly more complicated approach as well! We'll be honest, we can't find out any information about these guys at all – but they've got a wonderfully classic vibe, and enough attention to the right sort of percussion and instrumentation to make the whole thing come off beautifully! There's a sweet organ that ties most cuts together, and a soulful trumpet as well – and although there are vocals on the set, the instrumentation often gets equal attention too. Titles include a great remake of "Rock Your Baby" – with a nice drum break at the start – plus "Promesa De Pescador", "Dingue Li Bangue", "Jesus Cristo", "Chove Chuva", "Nativa", and "Yo No Quiero Estar Solo". CD

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✨✧ Mario Castro NevesMario Castro Neves & Samba SA ... CD
RCA (Japan), 1967. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
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 – in a cool modal scatting mode that really makes the songs dance around nicely! There's a sparkling sound here that's strongly influenced by bossa, but which also has some sunnier 60s touches too – and Mario's arranging skills are at an all-time high on the lightly dancing rhythms of the tunes. Titles include "Candomble", "Nana", "E Nada Mais", "Keep Talking", "Once More", "Ta Por Fora", and "Morte De Um Deus De Sal". CD includes 4 bonus tracks too! CD
 
 
 



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