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A BolhaUm Passo A Frente (with bonus tracks) ... LP
Continental/Groovie/Lion, 1973. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $13.99
Massively heavy sounds from A Bolha – a Brazilian group who were previously known as The Bubbles, and backed up Gal Costa during the Tropicalia years – but who work here in a fuzzy, bassy groove that's totally great – definitely an heir to the headier sounds of the UK scene at the ... (Rock, Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 300 hand-numbered copies.)

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Cannonball Adderley with Bossa Rio SextetCannonball's Bossa Nova ... CD
Capitol/Riverside, 1962. Used ... $4.99
Cannonball Adderley recorded this nice little groover in 1962, when American musicans were just getting on the bossa tip, and still keeping things pretty authentic. The record was cut in New York with Sergio Mendes' early Bossa Rio group – the legendary Brazilian jazz ensemble that featured ... (Jazz, Brazil) read more CD
(Name written in pen on CD.)

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✨✧ Cannonball Adderley with Bossa Rio SextetCannonball's Bossa Nova (Landmark) ... LP
Riverside/Landmark, 1962. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Bossa madness! Cannonball Adderley recorded this nice little groover in 1962, when American musicans were just getting on the bossa tip, and still keeping things pretty authentic. The record was cut in New York with Sergio Mendes' early Bossa Rio group – the legendary Brazilian jazz ... (Jazz, Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s Landmark pressing.)

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AirtoEssential Airto – Featuring Flora Purim & Special Friends ... LP
Buddah, Early 70s/1976. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $14.99
Killer reissue that combines both of the albums that Airto recorded for Buddah in the early 70s! The records were done with the help of Flora Purim and Hermeto Pascoal, plus Sivuca and Dom Um Romao – and they both boast perfect production, and just the right mix of Brazilian instrumentation ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ AirtoFree ... LP
CTI, 1972. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $24.99
One of the coolest, grooviest albums you'll ever hear from the legendary percussionist Airto – a set that mixes his own Brazilian roots with the electric genius of 70s CTI – all with stunning results! Airto's in the lead – and blows some beautiful wood flute lines alongside ... (Jazz, Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing with Van Gelder stamp.)

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AirtoFree/Identity/Promises Of The Sun (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Arista/BGO (UK), 1972/1975/1976. New Copy 2 CDs ... $14.99
A trio of albums from percussionist Airto – with bonus tracks too! First up is Free – one of the coolest, grooviest albums you'll ever hear from the legendary percussionist Airto – a set that mixes his own Brazilian roots with the electric genius of 70s CTI – all with ... read more CD

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✨✧ AirtoI'm Fine, How Are You? ... LP
Warner, 1977. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A lot smoother than most of Airto's other work – and almost more of a soul record than a jazz one – but also a great batch of grooves with a really spirited feel! Airto's percussion is still relatively up front in the mix, and smooth funky LA arrangements take the album to a warm ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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AirtoSamba De Flora ... CD
Montuno/Soul Jazz (UK), 1988. New Copy ... $18.99 22.99
One of the greatest Airto records ever – a really overlooked record cut for the mostly-Latin Montuno label in the 80s! The album's quite spare, and almost more in a Latin mode at times – given the harder percussion on the set, and the firey recording style given to the set by Montuno ... read more CD
Also available Samba De Flora ... LP 26.99

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AirtoSamba De Flora ... LP
Montuno/Soul Jazz (UK), 1988. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99 29.98
One of the greatest Airto records ever – a really overlooked record cut for the mostly-Latin Montuno label in the 80s! The album's quite spare, and almost more in a Latin mode at times – given the harder percussion on the set, and the firey recording style given to the set by Montuno ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Samba De Flora ... CD 18.99

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Airto with Gil Evans & WDR Big BandMisa Espiritual – Airto's Brazilian Mass ... LP
Harmonia Mundi (France), Early 80s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $29.99
A really great large group project from Airto – a set that has all the complexity of his earliest work as a solo artist, but with the added benefitof help from Gil Evans too! (Jazz, Brazil) LP, Vinyl record album

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Harry Allen with JoyceSomething About Jobim ... CD
Stunt (Denmark), 2015. New Copy ... $15.99 18.99
A lovely little Brazilian-styled set from tenorist Harry Allen – and one that features vocals and guitar from the wonderful Joyce! Almost all titles are originals by Antonio Carlos Jobim – as you'd guess from the title – but Allen's deep-voiced approach moves them into very ... (Jazz, Brazil) read more CD

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Laurindo AlmeidaVirtuoso Guitar ... LP
Crystal Clear, 1977. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Jazzy guitar from the great Laurindo Almeida – in a setting that includes Emil Richards on vibes, Clare Fischer onp iano, and Chuck Flores on drums and percussion! (Jazz, Brazil) LP, Vinyl record album
(White vinyl pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Laurindo Almeida & Bud ShankBrazilliance ... LP
World Pacific, Early 50s. Very Good ... $14.99
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. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 60s pressing.)

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Ely ArcoverdeO Orgao Que Canta Boleros ... CD
RGE/Discobertas (Brazil), 1964. New Copy ... $18.99
A set that's a bit mellower than some of the other 60s records by Brazilian organist Ely Arcoverde – but one that's still got a very groovy sound overall! As you'd guess by the "boleros" in the title, most tunes are ballads – slow-steppers with a great late nite vibe, which ... read more CD

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Marcos ArielNoite Feliz ... CD
Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2016. New Copy ... $13.99
A set of solo piano Christmas tunes from Brazilian keyboardist Marcos Ariel – a record that seems to start out with a familiar vibe, but then takes off into some very nice directions of its own! Ariel serves up a relatively straight take on "Jingle Bells" at the start – ... (Holiday Music, Brazil) read more CD

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✨✧ Nick AyoubBossa Nova ... LP
Trans Canada (Canada), Mid 60s. Very Good ... $18.99
Great bossa nova from Canadian reedman Nick Ayoub – his own jazz version of the genre, in a mode that's similar to Stan Getz – and equally nice! (Jazz, Brazil) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole in one corner.)

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Azambuja & CiaAzambuja & Cia (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Far Out (Brazil), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $13.99
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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AzymuthAguia Nao Come Mosca ... CD
Atlantic/Mr Bongo (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $10.99 11.98
An incredible little record – and the set where it really all comes together for this legendary funky jazz group! Azymuth were already great on their debut, although maybe a little experimental at times – but here, they really find the soulful groove that later got them big fame on the ... read more CD
Also available Aguia Nao Come Mosca ... LP 23.99

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AzymuthAguia Nao Come Mosca ... LP
Atlantic/Mr Bongo (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.98
An incredible little record – and the set where it really all comes together for this legendary funky jazz group! Azymuth were already great on their debut, although maybe a little experimental at times – but here, they really find the soulful groove that later got them big fame on the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Aguia Nao Come Mosca ... CD 10.99

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AzymuthDemos 1973 to 1975 ... CD
Far Out (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $13.99
Amazing early work from Azymuth – rare demo recordings done at the home studio of keyboardist Jose Roberto Bertrami, in the short space before the group issued their legendary debut! The tracks here are as much jazz funk as they are the later modes that Azymuth would put forth – killer ... read more CD

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AzymuthDemos 1973 to 1975 – Vol 1 ... LP
Far Out (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $19.99
Amazing early work from Azymuth – rare demo recordings done at the home studio of keyboardist Jose Roberto Bertrami, in the short space before the group issued their legendary debut! The tracks here are as much jazz funk as they are the later modes that Azymuth would put forth – killer ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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AzymuthDemos 1973 to 1975 – Vol 2 ... LP
Far Out (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $19.99
Amazing early work from Azymuth – rare demo recordings done at the home studio of keyboardist Jose Roberto Bertrami, in the short space before the group issued their legendary debut! The tracks here are as much jazz funk as they are the later modes that Azymuth would put forth – killer ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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AzymuthLight As A Feather (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Milestone/Far Out (UK), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
One of Azymuth's best-remembered albums from their American years on Milestone – a really killer classic that beautifully blends Brazilian and American styles of fusion! There's a simple, elegant feel to these tunes that takes off nicely from the group's previous album for Atlantic in Brazil ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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AzymuthTudo Bem ... CD
Intima, 1989. Used ... $7.99
Features the version of the trio with Jota Moraes on keyboards and flute, Alex Malheros on bass and guitar, and Ivan Conti on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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Baiano & Os Novos CaetanosBaiano & Os Novos Caetanos (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
CID/Far Out (Brazil), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $13.99
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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Norberto BaldaufRitmos Da Madrugada No 3 ... LP
Odeon (Brazil), Early 60s. Very Good ... $9.99
Moody grooves, with a vibe that's almost more like small combo Latin at times – echoey piano, guitar, percussion, and accordion – mostly instrumental, with occasional vocals. LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy original pressing!)

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Banda De Pau E CordaFrevo – Pelas Ruas Do Recife ... LP
RCA (Brazil), 1979. Near Mint- ... $12.99
Titles include "Pelas Ruas Do Recife", "Hino Dos Batutas De Sao Jose", "Carabina", "Bagaco", "Apavorado", "Frevo Rasgado", "Vassourinha", and "Nos Cabelos Da Rosinha". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Zelia BarbosaBrazil – Songs Of Protest ... CD
Monitor, Mid 60s. New Copy Gatefold ... $12.99 16.98
An amazing record – one we'd easily rank right up there with some of our favorite 60s albums from Brazil – including work by Baden Powell or Elis Regina! This session has echoes of the best of both of those artists, but also predates their key moments too – a groundbreaking ... read more CD
(Special limited CD – pressed up for us by the Smithsonian Folkways label. Comes with original cover artwork, and the CD also features a PDF file with the original liner notes and other materials from the original record release.)

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Carlos Barbosa-LimaPlays The Music Of Antonio Carlos Jobim & George Gershwin ... LP
Concord, 1982. Near Mint- ... $11.99
(Jazz, Brazil) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Waldemar BastosPretaluz (Blacklight) ... CD
Luaka Bop, 1997. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print, promotional stamp on booklet cover.)

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✨✧ BellsBells ... CD
RGE/Discobertas (Brazil), 1966. Used ... Just Sold Out!
The Bells serve up a great blend of garage rock modes and Brazilian elements on this debut album from the 60s – a sweet small combo style that's heavy on swirling organ lines and echoey guitar! As with some of the other jovem guarda groups of the period, these guys lean heavily on influences ... read more CD

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Jorge BenBen (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Philips/Dusty Groove, 1972. New Copy ... $5.99 18.98
A stunner of a record from the mighty Jorge Ben – and a record that catapulted the Brazilian singer to international fame at the time! Ben had already been making magic for almost a decade down in Brazil – and his compositions and grooves left an undeniable impact on the scene in the ... read more CD
(Limited edition of 2000 copies – in a nice LP-styled sleeve!)

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✨✧ Jorge BenJorge Ben – Serie Sem Limite ... CD
Universal (Brazil), 1960s/Early 70s/Mid 90s. Used ... $8.99
A great set that features mostly material from Jorge's classic early years at Philips – plus a few more titles of recent vintage! The early stuff's the best, though – and it ranges from driving soulful bossa, to some of the experimental funky styles that Joao used during the early 70s. ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Jorge BenSacundin Ben Samba ... CD
Universal (Brazil), 1964. New Copy ... $15.99
One of Jorge Ben's greatest albums – a groundbreaking blend of samba and soul that forever went onto transform the face of Brazilian music! The record works off the groove set down by Jorge's earlier hit "Mas Que Nada" (which appears on another LP), and takes the blend of bossa, ... read more CD

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✨✧ Jorge BenSamba Nova (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Antilles/Oficial Arquivos, 1976. Used ... $11.99
One of the few albums by Jorge Ben that was issued in America – a mid-70s set that brings together some of the best work he recorded for Philips Records in Brazil in the late 60s and early 70s! The work here is the stuff of legend – sounds that effortlessly blend samba and soul, all ... read more CD

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Jorge BenSilencio No Brooklin ... LP
Rozenblit/Audio Clarity (UK), 1967. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99
A fantastic early album from Jorge Ben – and one that's also a bit obscure, given that it was one of the few that he didn't cut for Philips Records during the first decade of his career! The album's one of Jorge's most upbeat, most lively – with the kind of ebullient mix of samba and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Plays at 45rpm!)

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Jorge BenSolta O Pavao ... LP
Philips/Survival Research (Australia), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
An overlooked treasure from the great Jorge Ben – an album recorded between the fame of his "Taj Mahal" hit and Africa Brasil classic – and a set that's every bit as wonderful as those two records! There's a tight, choppy groove to most of the set – that mix of samba, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jorge BenTropical ... CD
Island/Oficial Arquivos, 1976. Used ... $8.99
One of the few albums that Jorge Ben recorded for the US market – and a tight set of tunes that grooves with a heavy samba soul sound! The album features new versions of some of Jorge's older tunes, done here with a small combo that mixes electric piano, organ, guitar, and lots of percussion ... read more CD

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Steve BernardPorque Brilham Teus Olhos ... LP
Fantasia (Brazil), Early 60s. Very Good- ... $11.99
A very obscure entry in the Brazilian 60s mode of mixing organ jazz with percussion –recorded by the equally obscure Steve Bernard, who we're guessing might be another player working under a session name! LP, Vinyl record album

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Bet.e & StefJazz/Bossa Nova ... LP
Bet.e & Stef Records/Return To Analog (Canada), 1997. New Copy ... $22.99
A beautiful selection of early work by the Candian bossa duo of Bet.e & Stef – a great team that makes some really musical magic together – with a vibe that's quite different than anything you might expect from the Great White North! The feel here is like perfect 60s bossa – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Maria BethaniaMaria Bethania (1969) ... LP
EMI/Odeon (Brazil), 1969. Very Good ... $29.99
Early work by Maria Bethania – recorded with a sound that's completely different than any of her later records – and pretty darn groovy, too! The backings here are by the combo of Luiz Carlos Vinhas – the pianist with Som Tres who was exploring a fair bit of rootsy and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green/white label pressing. Cover is missing the plastic wrap, but is great overall.)

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Maria BethaniaRecital Na Boite Barroco ... LP
Odeon (Brazil), 1968. Very Good- ... $14.99
One of Maria Bethania's first albums, and a beautiful set of live recordings – with a vibe that's a lot more uptempo and swinging than some of her later work! The style here almost has traces of bossa – a lighter, groovier feel at times than some of the more emotive modes that Bethania ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original mono pressing. Cover no longer has the plastic sleeve and comes in two panels.)

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Maria Bethania & Zeca PagodinhoDe Santo Amaro A Xerem ... CD
Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2019. New Copy 2CD ... $34.99
A classic-styled Brazilian live collaboration – a set with solo performances by each of the stars in the lead, and some great duet material together! The approach is one that's been used on Brazilian albums from the earliest records by Elis Regina and Jair Rodriguez – and it's still a ... read more CD

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✨✧ Black JuniorsBlack Juniors ... CD
RGE/Discobertas (Brazil), 1984. Used ... $9.99
A real obscurity from the Brazilian scene of the 80s – an album by a group who must have been one of the first hip hop acts to cut a record down there – working in a tight mix of old school styles and electro funk modes! There's more of a street soul approach overall – as ... read more CD

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BloqueBloque ... CD
Luaka Bop, 1998. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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BocatoAbruxa-Te ... LP
Baratos Afins (Brazil), 1989. Near Mint- ... $9.99
One of the cool sets on the Baratos Afins label from 80s Brazil – jazzy work with Bocato on trombone, guitar, and keyboards! LP, Vinyl record album

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Bossa RioAlegria! ... LP
Blue Thumb, Early 70s. Very Good Gatefold ... $4.99
An incredibly groovy record – and one of two rare sides cut by Bossa Rio – a short-lived vocal group handled by Sergio Mendes! The sound here is kind of an extension of Sergio's work with Brasil 66 – but Bossa Rio have deeper chops vocally, with both male and female singers ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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BrasilerosBossa Nova – The New Sound From South America ... LP
Diplomat, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Nothing fancy – but a great set of bossa nova jazz tunes from a group that was probably just a fake studio knock off! Don't let that put you off them, though – because the combo's a great one, with a strong sax player in the lead, and a mixture of guitar and percussion on the rhythm, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy stereo pressing.)

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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!)

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Chico BuarqueChico Buarque De Hollanda Vol 2 ... LP
RGE (Brazil), 1967. Very Good ... $29.99
Pure genius from a young Chico Buarque – simple, effective, straightforward tunes – and music that has had a resonance in Brazil for many decades since! At one level, the sound here draws heavily from the samba recordings of previous years – but at another level, there's a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove.)

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Chico BuarqueChico Buarque De Hollanda Vol 3 ... LP
RGE (Brazil), 1968. Near Mint- ... $24.99
Amazing work from a young Chico Buarque – a record that seems to draw on all the best elements of 60s Brazilian pop, and forge them into a sound that's all its own! At one level, there's a post-bossa style of larger arrangements here that recalls the work of Edu Lobo – handled by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing with sun labels.)

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Chico BuarqueChico Buarque De Hollanda Vol 4 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Philips/Elemental (Brazil), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
Chico Buarque's fourth album – a mainstream Brazilian success at the time, but a record that's still as great as any of the more experimental sides from the period! Buarque has a sense of timing and charm here that are undeniable – an approach to the music that's aware of all the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition.)

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Chico BuarqueConstrucao ... CD
Philips (Brazil), 1972. New Copy ... $15.99
If you've ever been wondering which album to get by Chico Buarque – this is it! The record's a stunning batch of sophisticated sides, done in collaboration with Roberto Menescal, and with help from Jobim and MPB4! The album builds on the style of Buarque's excellent late 60s songwriting, ... read more CD
Also available Construcao ... LP 33.99

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Chico BuarqueConstrucao ... LP
Philips (Brazil), 1971. Near Mint- ... $33.99
If you've ever been wondering which album to get by Chico Buarque – this is it! The record's a stunning batch of sophisticated sides, done in collaboration with Roberto Menescal, and with help from Jobim and MPB4! The album builds on the style of Buarque's excellent late 60s songwriting, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Later Brazilian pressing.)
Also available Construcao ... CD 15.99

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Chico BuarqueConstrucao (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Philips/Polysom (Brazil), 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99
If you've ever been wondering which album to get by Chico Buarque – this is it! The record's a stunning batch of sophisticated sides, done in collaboration with Roberto Menescal, and with help from Jobim and MPB4! The album builds on the style of Buarque's excellent late 60s songwriting, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)
Also available Construcao ... LP 33.99

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Chico BuarqueConstrucao (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Philips/Elemental (Spain), 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99
If you've ever been wondering which album to get by Chico Buarque – this is it! The record's a stunning batch of sophisticated sides, done in collaboration with Roberto Menescal, and with help from Jobim and MPB4! The album builds on the style of Buarque's excellent late 60s songwriting, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)
Also available Construcao ... LP 33.99

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Chico BuarqueMeus Caros Amigos ... LP
Philips (Brazil), 1976. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A wonderful mid 70s album by Chico Buarque – proof that he was still one heck of a songwriter, and a pretty decent singer, despite the fact that he'd grown a silly-looking moustache! The production's very nice, too – with that excellent compressed sound that was being used on some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert.)

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Chico BuarqueSinal Fechado (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Philips/Elemental (Brazil), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
Chico pays tribute to a host of other Brazilian composers – but he manages to make the work entirely his own, thanks to a deeply personal approach! Styles here run the gamut from samba to sophisticated, often handled with slightly jazzy undercurrent – and backings are by Perinho ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)

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Charlie ByrdOnce More – Charlie Byrd's Bossa Nova ... LP
Riverside, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A lovely little record from the man who helped Stan Getz find his bossa – and a set that's done with just a bit more backing than usual from Byrd for the time! The album makes nice use of additional percussion, vibes, cello, and a bit of flugelhorn to back up Byrd's work on acoustic guitar ... (Jazz, Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing, RM 454, with microphone logo & deep groove.)

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Charlie ByrdPlays Jobim ... CD
Concord, 2002. Used ... $6.99
(Jazz, Brazil) CD

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✨✧ Elizete CardosoCancao Do Amor Demais ... CD
Mbari (Portugal), 1958. Used ... $11.99
A beautiful early album by Elizete Cardoso – arguably one of the first bossa nova records ever, and a set that features some great early tracks penned by Antonio Carlos Jobim and Vinicius De Moraes! The record is a haunting showcase for the genius of Jobim and Vinicius, and it includes early ... read more CD

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Elizeth CardosoElizeth Cardoso/Zimbo Trio/Jacob Do Bandolim – Vol 2 ... LP
Museu Da Imagem (Brazil), Mid 60s. Very Good ... $14.99
Brazilian diva Elizeth Cardoso lays down a number of tracks recorded either with the Zimbo Trio, or with Jacob Do Bandolim. The Zimbo tracks have a nice bossa feel, and the titles include "Tempo Feliz", "Carolina", "Chega De Saudade", "Ate Amanha", and "M ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has light wear, aging, and bent corners.)

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Elizeth CardosoOutra Vez Elizeth ... CD
Som Livre/Discobertas (Brazil), 1982. New Copy ... $18.99
A great later album from samba singer Elizeth Cardoso – one that has a sophisticated sound that really matches her maturing vocals, thanks to a nice dose of jazz in the mix! Elizeth approaches the lyrics like a grand dame of Brazilian music – with a subtle sense of majesty touched by ... read more CD

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CariocaSamba Oba! ... LP
Imperial (Brazil), 1964. Very Good+ ... $19.99
A pretty nice set of samba and bossa instrumentals – all performed by the orchestra of Carioca, a leader who's got a similar style to Lyrio Panicali – mixing light and jazzy together in a 60s-styled Brazilian sound! Titles include "Nega", "Samba De Uma Nota So", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mexican pressing. Cover has some ring and edge wear and small name in pen.)

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Carioca/Orchesta GuanabaraRio ... LP
RGE/Monument, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Great bossa tunes from RGE records in Brazil – issued here in the US! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear.)

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Carioca & DevasMisterios Da Amazonia ... CD
Atonal Producoes/Altercat (Germany), 1980. New Copy ... $16.99
A Brazilian album from the start of the 80s, but one recorded in an all-acoustic mode that makes the whole thing tremendously timeless over the years! Ronaldo L Freitas is the guitarist pictured on the front – and he provides these amazing guitar lines that have all the deftness of the best ... read more CD
Also available Misterios Da Amazonia ... LP 19.99

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Carioca & DevasMisterios Da Amazonia ... LP
Atonal Producoes/Altercat (Germany), 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
A Brazilian album from the start of the 80s, but one recorded in an all-acoustic mode that makes the whole thing tremendously timeless over the years! Ronaldo L Freitas is the guitarist pictured on the front – and he provides these amazing guitar lines that have all the deftness of the best ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Misterios Da Amazonia ... CD 16.99

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Roberto CarlosAcustico MTV ... CD
Amigo (Brazil), 2001. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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CartolaCartola (1974) (Disfarca E Chora) ... LP
Discos Marcus Pereira (Brazil), 1974. Very Good ... $59.99
Incredibly solid 70s work by Cartola – recorded in that lean, folksy style used in his best records at the time – and done in a way that keeps the samba groove at an incredibly warm and personal level! The vocals here are the main attraction – recorded with a homey sort of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2nd pressing from 1975, MPL 9302, including the Pereira inner sleeve.)

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Oscar Castro-Neves & His OrchestraBig Band Bossa Nova ... LP
Audio Fidelity, Early 60s. Very Good ... $4.99
An excellent bossa session led by pianist Oscar Castro-Neves and his band, and recorded during the blitz of early bossa sessions by the Audio Fidelity label! The group's a large one, but not too large to lose the groove – and Castro-Neves put the whole thing together so that the album's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Dorival CaymmiEu Nao Tenho Onde Morar ... LP
Odeon (Brazil), 1960. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Magical early work from Dorival Caymmi – and the kind of record that easily shows why he was such a huge influence on Brazilian music! The album bubbles along with a lively mix of samba and larger orchestrations – Caymmi's wonderful vocals and songs filling up the set with a sense of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original mono pressing, in the plastic outer sleeve!)

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Nana CaymmiCanta Tito Madi ... CD
Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2019. New Copy ... $24.99
One classic Brazilian talent works in the house of another – as Nana Caymmi takes on the songs of Tito Madi, in a way that really brings them into the present – thanks to the personal, intimate phrasing that Caymmi uses on the set! There's a very strong current of jazz on the record ... read more CD

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CelesteCinco E Triste Da Manha ... CD
Tapecar/Amazon (Brazil), Early 70s. New Copy ... $2.99
Moody female vocals from Brazil – a great early 70s album with a dreamy feel and a nice electric touch! In a way, the album's a fair bit like the Ana Mazzotti album from the same period, with a mix of some funky scatting vocal numbers, and other tunes that are more laidback, but which fit ... read more CD

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CeliaCelia (1970) ... CD
Continental/Mr Bongo (UK), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $10.99 11.98
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 CD

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Erik Charlston Jazz BrasilHermeto – Voice & Wind ... CD
Sunnyside, 2019. New Copy ... $15.99 16.99
This isn't the first time that vibist Erik Charlston has paid tribute to the music of Hermeto Pascoal – but the set's definitely a cooker that lives up to the strong legacy of Brazilian music and jazz that we've always loved in Hermeto's creations! Songs are mostly by Pascoal, but the set ... (Jazz, Brazil) read more CD

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Juca ChavesJuca Bom De Camera ... CD
Som Livre/Discobertas (Brazil), 1977. New Copy ... $18.99
Juca Chaves relaxes in bed on the cover, but he's actually sounding a bit more formal throughout the album – working with great arrangements from Radames Gnatalli, always heavy on woodwinds – and with a sophisticated style that brings a lot to his music. The clarinets and other ... read more CD

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Ivan Mamao ContiPoison Fruit ... CD
Far Out (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $12.99
Really mindblowing work from legendary drummer Ivan "Mamao" Conti – a key part of Azymuth through that group's many years – and still going strong here as a solo artist on his own! The album's almost a 21st Century realization of the sound that Azymuth was going for back in ... read more CD

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✨✧ Chick Corea & Return To ForeverLight As A Feather ... CD
Verve, 1972. Used ... $3.99
A classic bit of jazzy fusion from Chick Corea and the legendary Return To Forever group that included Flora Purim and Airto! The sound of the album influenced a generation, and although the album was overlooked by groovers for years, partly due to its success, it still sounds surprisingly fresh ... (Jazz, Brazil) read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Light As A Feather ... LP 5.99

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Chick Corea & Return To ForeverLight As A Feather ... LP
Polygram, 1972. Very Good ... $5.99
A classic bit of jazzy fusion from Chick Corea and the legendary Return To Forever group that included Flora Purim and Airto! The sound of the album influenced a generation, and although the album was overlooked by groovers for years, partly due to its success, it still sounds surprisingly fresh ... (Jazz, Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo.)
Also available Light As A Feather ... CD 3.99

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Gal CostaCantar ... CD
Philips (Brazil), 1974. New Copy ... $15.99
A real moment of beauty from Gal Costa in the 70s – a set that moves away from her more experimental music of the Tropicalia generation, and yields a more personal approach overall – one that's quite similar to the best from Caetano Veloso at the time! As with Caetano during this shift ... read more CD

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Gal CostaEstratoferica – Ao Vivo ... CD
Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2017. Used 2CD ... $9.99
A nice little live set that follows off the same sort of energy as the studio album Estratoferica – which has Gal Costa coming across with a more youthful vibe than she's had in years! As with that record, Gal's working here with a group of younger musicians – players who bring more ... read more CD
(Still sealed.)

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Gal CostaGal (1969) ... CD
Philips/Mercury (Brazil), 1969. New Copy ... $15.99
Heady heady work from the legendary Gal Costa – caught here right at her early best, smack dab in the middle of the Tropicalia years! The album's one of Gal's legendary collaborations with arranger Rogerio Duprat – and it's very much in the spirit of her other incredible session from ... read more CD

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Gal CostaGal Costa (1969) (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Philips/Polysom (Brazil), 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99
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 CostaIndia ... CD
Philips/Mr Bongo (UK), 1973. New Copy ... $8.99 11.98
One of the richest, most expressive albums ever from the great Gal Costa – a set from her immediate post-Tropicalia years, and one that shows that she's got a lot more to offer than just a wild sense of experimentation! Gilberto Gil is the musical director here – with help from Rogerio ... read more CD

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Gal CostaPlural ... CD
Ariloa (Brazil), 1990. Used ... $2.99
Leo Gandelman produced this one, and it's got sort of a modern jazzy sound that sits well with some of Gal's singing on here, especially on standards like "I Didn't Know What Time It Was" and "Begin the Beguine". CD
(Out of print.)

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Cotonete & Di MeloAtemporal ... CD
Favorite (France), 2019. New Copy ... $19.99
A legendary soul singer returns to the fold – the mighty Di Melo, who's best known for one killer Brazilian funk album in the 70s – working here with superb support from contemporary French combo Cotonete! Di Melo's vocals maybe sound even better than before – with a raspy charm ... (Deep Funk, Brazil) read more CD
Also available Atemporal ... LP 29.99

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Cotonete & Di MeloAtemporal ... LP
Favorite (France), 2019. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99
A legendary soul singer returns to the fold – the mighty Di Melo, who's best known for one killer Brazilian funk album in the 70s – working here with superb support from contemporary French combo Cotonete! Di Melo's vocals maybe sound even better than before – with a raspy charm ... (Deep Funk, Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Atemporal ... CD 19.99

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Natalie Cressman & Ian FaquiniSetting Rays Of Summer ... CD
Cressman, 2019. Used ... $6.99
(Jazz, Brazil) CD

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Sandy CressmanEntre Amigos ... CD
Cressman, 2016. Used ... $1.99
... CD

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Maria CreuzaMeia Noite ... LP
RCA (Brazil), 1976. Very Good- Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A sweetly mellow album from singer Maria Creuza – recorded with a bit more of a modern feel than some of her previous albums for RCA, less bossa touches, and a more romantic sound overall – one that has her vocals drifting over serious arrangements that have kind of a sad and late night ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Fogo Cruzado & Manoel MessiasShow De Repentistas Vol 1 ... LP
Olympic (Brazil), 1978. Near Mint- ... $8.99
Long tracks with lots of lively acoustic interplay and vocals! Titles include "Galope A Beira Mar", "Sertao De Boi E Vaqueiro Dez Pes La Vai", "Sextilhas", and "Quadrao Em Oito E Dez". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear.)

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Duduka Da FonsecaDuduka Da Fonseca Trio Plays Dom Salvador ... CD
Sunnyside, 2018. Used ... $6.99
One Brazilian jazz great pays tribute to another – drummer Duduka Da Fonseca, who works here in a whole set of classic tunes from the songbook of pianist Dom Salvador! Both Duduka and Dom emigrated from Brazil to the US in their early years – where they found a welcome audience, and a ... (Jazz, Brazil) read more CD
(Digipack case has some edgewear & a mark through barcode.)

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Duduka Da Fonseca & Helio AlvesSamba Jazz – Tom Jobim ... CD
Sunnyside, 2019. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
A set dedicated to the memory of Antonio Carlos Jobim, but one that's hardly just the usual variation on his classic numbers – as only a few tunes here are actually by the composer, and all of the music has that fresh sort of sparkle that we always love in the Brazilian jazz material from ... (Jazz, Brazil) read more CD

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Martinho Da VilaCanta Canta, Minha Gente ... LP
RCA (Brazil), 1974. Very Good Gatefold ... $19.99
Excellent 70s samba from Martinho DaVila, recorded with a rootsy sound that's in his best classic mode! The record has great instrumentation – with guitar, cavaquinho, flute, and percussion coming together to drive most tracks along with a soulful sound that matches the deep emotion of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Martinho Da VilaIsabel ... LP
RCA (Brazil), 1984. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Titles include "Vem Pro Samba Meu Amor", "Minha Viola", "Rivalidade", "Pra Tudo Se Acabar Na Quarta Feira", "Boa Noite". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes original insert.)

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Martinho Da VilaMaravilha De Cenario ... LP
RCA (Brazil), 1975. Very Good Gatefold ... $19.99
Just about all the early and mid 70s work of Martinho Da Vila is excellent, but this album's especially tasty! Martinho seems to have picked up a bit of the funk that was in the samba sound of labelmates Antonio Carlos & Jocafi – and in a way, the record grooves along in a style that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing in a gatefold cover, with the printed inner sleeve, insert, and poster!)

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✨✧ Martinho Da VilaMartinho Da Vila (1969) ... LP
RCA (Brazil), 1969. Near Mint- ... $24.99
Classic modern samba material by one of Brazil's greatest exponents of the genre! Martinho Da Vila has a voice that's incredible, and incredibly hard to describe – but it grabs you fiercely, and leads you through the album's rich jaunty arrangements and heavy percussion tracks. This first ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Later Brazilian pressing, BBL-1488. Cover has light wear.)

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Terezinha De JesusSotaque ... LP
CBS (Brazil), 1982. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Produced by Sivuca – with titles that include "Cidade De Conde", "Eramos Dois", "Papo De Anjo Baba De Moca", "Evocacao No 1", "Dom Divino", and "Atras Do Circo Voador". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes insert. Cover has a small bit of tape on the edge.)

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Raul De SouzaBlue Voyage ... CD
SESCSP (Brazil), 2019. New Copy ... $16.99
A great jazz album from Brazilian trombonist Raul De Souza – a musician who's got a long legacy of records from the bossa years onwards, including some key 70s fusion sides as well! Here, Raul's in a relatively intimate setting – working in a quartet with piano, bass, and drums – ... (Jazz, Brazil) read more CD

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Rosalia De SouzaGarota Diferente – Remix Album ... CD
Schema (Italy), 2004. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Way way more than just a remix album – as you'd expect from the mighty forces of Nicola Conte and his Schema label! The core inspiration for the set is Rosalia's sweet bossa debut Garota Moderna – but many of the tracks are presented here in whole new versions – either re-performe ... (New Grooves, Brazil) read more CD
 
 



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