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A BolhaUm Passo A Frente (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Continental/Lion, 1973. Used ... $14.99
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 CD
(Out of print.)

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Antonio Adolfo, Brazil & BrazucaDestiny ... CD
Far Out (UK), 2007. Used ... $8.99
The return of a legend – and a tremendously groovy little record! Brazilian keyboardist/composer Antonio Adolfo's been making records for years – but easily his greatest albums were those cut at the end of the 60s with his Brazuka group – a cool combination of funky rhythms, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ AirtoFree/Identity/Promises Of The Sun (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Arista/BGO (UK), 1972/1975/1976. New Copy 2 CDs ... Just Sold Out!
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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Antonio Carlos & JocafiMudei De Ideia ... CD
RCA/Mr Bongo (UK), 1971. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
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 CD
Also available Mudei De Ideia ... CD 7.99

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Antonio Carlos & JocafiMudei De Ideia ... CD
RCA/Mr Bongo (UK), 1971. Used ... $7.99
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 CD
Also available Mudei De Ideia ... CD 10.99

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Aquarius Y Luiz AntonioBrasil ... CD
RCA (Japan), 1973. Used ... Just Sold Out!
An incredibly groovy group – with a sound that's like a 70s take on the Sergio Mendes groove, all touched up with electric instrumentation on keyboards and guitars, but with a breezy vocal approach and some tight post-bossa rhythms! The group perform versions of some of the best Brazilian ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Ely ArcoverdeO Orgao Que Canta Boleros ... CD
RGE/Discobertas (Brazil), 1964. New Copy ... $13.99
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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Ely ArcoverdeO Orgao Que Canta Sambas Vol 2 ... CD
RGE/Discobertas (Brazil), 1963. New Copy ... $16.99
Some of the weirdest, wildest organ work we've ever heard – and that's coming from folks with a record collection stuffed with Jack McDuff, Jimmy Smith, and even Sun Ra! Ely Arcoverde is a bit in the territory of Brazilian 60s organ contemporary Walter Wanderley – especially in the way ... read more CD

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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

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AzymuthButterfly ... CD
Far Out (UK), 2008. Used ... $11.99
Always-great work from Azymuth – one of the few combos who never get stale, no matter how long they keep on grooving! The album's titled after the Herbie Hancock classic "Butterfly" – and it's put together with a sublime quality that really stretches back to the best styles ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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AzymuthPartido Novo ... CD
Far Out (UK), 2002. Used ... $14.99
Warm, wonderful, and incredibly far-reaching in scope – possibly the most ambitious record cut by Azymuth in recent years – a perfect blend of jazzy fusion, Brazilian rhythms, and some of the London broken beat culture that the group have come into contact with through their label, Far ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Celio BalonaBem Bolado (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Paladium/Discobertas (Brazil), 1968. New Copy ... $16.99
A really unusual album from Brazilian organist Celio Balona – first, in that it's recorded in a small nightclub in Belo Horizonte, which gives the whole thing a different vibe than Celio's studio work – and second, in that it has singers on a number of tracks – which provides a ... read more CD

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Banda Black RioMaria Fumaca ... CD
Atlantic/Mr Bongo (UK), 1977. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
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 CD
Also available Maria Fumaca ... LP 23.99

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Banda Black RioRebirth (aka Movimento) ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 2002. Used ... $14.99
New work from one of the greatest Brazilian soul groups of the 70s – and they're still pretty darn great! The album's smoother and perhaps a bit less funk-oriented than some of Banda Black Rio's classic work – but it's still a perfect blend of Brazilian rhythms and instrumentation with ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes slipcase.)

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✨✧ Rubens BassiniRitmo Fantastico ... CD
Whatmusic (UK), 1960. Used ... $9.99
Fantastic rhythms from percussionist Rubens Bassini – a set that has all the raw live energy of a Latin jazz jam session, but which also carries some of the sweet touches of the bossa nova scene in Brazil – a really wonderful mixing of modes that makes the album a gem all the way ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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BebeBossa Nossa ... CD
Flavour Of Sound/BLJ (Japan), 2000. Used ... $14.99
A sweet little album of modern bossa tunes from Japanese singer Bebe! The tracks are tight and jazzy – played by a small combo that includes vibes, guitar, keyboards, and percussion, plus an added string quartet on a few tracks. Bebe's vocals are great – lighter than some of the ... (Neo Soul, Brazil) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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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 BenBen E Samba Bom ... CD
Universal (Brazil), 1964. Used ... $19.99
Amazing stuff! Jorge Ben never made a bad record in the 60s – and this is one of his best! The album's filled with tight jaunty numbers that mix big band samba arrangements with quickly strummed guitar, and Jorge's wonderfully raw vocals – all classic stuff for Jorge, but a style that ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Norma BenguellOoooooh! Norma ... CD
Odeon/EMI (Brazil), Mid 60s. Used ... $29.99
A loungey album of vocals from this obscure Brazilian vocalist – and very much what you'd expect from the sexy cover! Norma's an emotive singer, playfully working her way through a number of tracks in Portuguese, plus some American standards from the 50s and 60s – all set to a slightly ... read more CD
(Out of print Brazilian pressing – includes Odeon obi.)

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Maria BethaniaMangueira – A Menina Dos Meus Olhos ... CD
Quitanda (Brazil), 2020. New Copy ... $19.99
Brilliant work from the legendary Maria Bethania – a singer who might be looking a few years older on the cover, but who still has all the tremendous power of her youth! Maria's vocals are tremendous, and set up in these beautiful arrangements that blend samba-styled percussion and guitar ... read more CD

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✨✧ Bossa RioBossa Rio ... CD
A&M/Rev-Ola (UK), 1970. New Copy ... $6.99 13.99
A groovy bossa gem from the glory days of A&M Records – an ultra-hip group recorded with production by Sergio Mendes! The feel here is a lot like that of Brasil 66 – bossa rhythms, sunny CA instrumentation, and lovely female vocals – in this case sung singularly, by the ... read more CD

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Victor Assis Brasil QuartetoPedrinho ... CD
EMI (Brazil), 1979. Used ... $24.99
One of the greatest albums by Victor Assis Brasil – a brilliant sax player who was one of Brazil's greatest jazz talents in the 70s! On this set, Victor really tightens things up from some of his spacier post-Coltrane albums of earlier years – crackling with a firey approach to the ... read more CD
(Out of print, CD is copy protected.)

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Brasilia Modern SixEstreia ... CD
BMG (Japan), 1969. Used ... $24.99
Groovy vocal pop from Brazil – an unusual group with a mellow harmony sound – one gal and five guys, gently singing together over some light arrangements of American and Brazilian pop tunes! The style of the record is different than work by other Brazilian harmony combos of the 60s ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Bruno ESao Paulo Jazz Rebels ... CD
Tratore (Brazil), 2019. New Copy ... $16.99
Bruno E sounds fantastic here, and very different than the broken beat maestro we loved on his records from the early part of this century – as Bruno's moved into a much warmer jazz-based environment, and plays acoustic bass here with a very hip little combo! Most of the tracks are ... read more CD

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Chico BuarqueChico Buarque De Hollanda Vol 4 ... CD
Philips (Brazil), 1970. Used ... $24.99
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 time! 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 CD
(Out of print.)

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Chico BuarqueConstrucao ... CD
Philips (Brazil), 1972. Used ... $11.99
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
(Note: the CD has a few slight dips in sound at times, very brief and nothing major – and this is an issue with the original mastering of the record. Out of print, 1993 pressing.)

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Chico Buarque/Nara Leao/Maria BethaniaQuando O Carnaval Chegar ... CD
Universal (Brazil), 1972. Used ... $16.99
A fantastic soundtrack recorded in the immediate post-Tropicalia years – featuring some of the best early 70s work by Chico Buarque, Nara Leao, Maria Bethania, and others! The cover has a mad image with Buarque, Leao, and Bethania in top hats and shiny uniforms – and the music follows ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Burnier & CartierBurnier & Cartier (1976) ... CD
EMI/Odeon (Brazil), 1976. Used ... $24.99
Sweet jazzy grooves from the team of Octavio Burnier and Claudio Cartier – a wonderful pair of singer/guitarists who cut rare few albums in the 70s, all of them great! The style on this set is uniquely their own – steeped in the tradition of the great Brazilian guitarists of the bossa ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Erasmo CarlosCarlos, Erasmo – Erasmo Carlos (1971) ... CD
Philips/Light In The Attic, 1971. New Copy ... $6.99 15.98
Erasmo Carlos sounds even cooler here than usual – still working with tunes penned with his brother Roberto – but also taking on music by Caetano Veloso, Jorge Ben, and Marcos Valle too! There's a heady undercurrent to the record that's maybe a filtering-through of an earlier ... read more CD

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✨✧ Erasmo CarlosErasmo Carlos & Os Tremendoes ... CD
RGE/Light In The Attic, 1970. New Copy ... $6.99 15.98
A seminal set from Erasmo Carlos – a record that has him stepping past the simpler rock modes of his youth, and really embracing some of the great changes going on in Brazilian music at the start of the 70s! These changes aren't just the expected psych modes, but also some of the more lofty, ... read more CD

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Casa Das MaquinasCasa Das Maquinas ... CD
Som Livre (Brazil), 1974. Used ... $24.99
A lost Brazilian rock set from the mid 70s – one that's nicely perched between the psychedelic sounds of the indie scene and some of the more tightly fused modes of the MPB mainstream! The tunes here are all relatively tightly structured – but they're carried off with a relaxed ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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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 ... CD
Continental/Mr Bongo (UK), 1972. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
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 CD
Also available Celia ... LP 23.99

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Erik Charlston Jazz BrasilHermeto – Voice & Wind ... CD
Sunnyside, 2019. New Copy ... $9.99 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 ... $13.99
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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Conjunto FarroupilhaOs Farroupilhas ... CD
Farroupilha/Discobertas (Brazil), 1963. New Copy ... $16.99
A rare harmony pop set from 60s Brazil – very much in the mode of some of the other bigger groups of the bossa generation, like Quarteto Em Cy or Os Cariocas – but served up here by a group of mixed male and female singers! Rhythms are light and lively – a jazzy blend of samba ... read more CD

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Ivan Mamao ContiPoison Fruit ... CD
Far Out (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $9.99
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

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Gal CostaIndia ... CD
Philips/Mr Bongo (UK), 1973. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
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 CostaPele Do Futuro – Ao Vivo ... CD
Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2019. New Copy ... $24.99
Gal Costa somehow looks younger than usual on the cover, and she sounds younger than usual on the set too – a fantastic live album recorded with backing from a tight rock-based combo – in a way that seems to intensify Gal, and bring her back to the gripping sounds of her work in the ... read more CD
Also available Pele Do Futuro – Ao Vivo (DVD) ... DVD 19.99

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Gal CostaRevisitada – De Domingo 1967 A Minha Voz 1982 ... CD
Dubas (Brazil), Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $6.99
A wonderful overview of the career of Gal Costa – one that pulls some of the best tracks from albums that begin with 1967's Domingo, and run through Minha Voz, from 1982. The tracks allow you to hear the development of Gal as a singer – starting as a late bossa vocalist, moving into ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Cravo E CanelaPreco De Cada Um (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Production Dessinee (Japan), 1977. Used ... $19.99
A great little Brazilian group from the 70s – one who continues the harmony styles of Sergio Mendes in the 60s, but takes the music into some groovy new directions! The sounds here are more samba than bossa – with guitar and percussion dancing nicely together in the rhythms as group ... read more CD
(Out of print, Japanese digipack pressing – in great shape with obi!)

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Mestre Cupijo E Seu RitmoSiria ... CD
Analog Africa (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $15.99 16.99
An incredible compilation of material by Mestre Cupijo and the musicians of Cameta – the Amazonian town where the Siria style was born! The always-great Analog Africa label turns to Brazil for this one – a nice step after their rich range of African reissues – given the nature ... read more CD

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Duduka Da Fonseca & Helio AlvesSamba Jazz – Tom Jobim ... CD
Sunnyside, 2019. New Copy ... $9.99 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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Hamilton De Holanda & Orquestra Do Mato GrossoAlegria ... CD
Brasilianos (Brazil), 2020. New Copy ... $9.99
One of the most playful albums we've ever heard from Hamilton De Holanda – a set that features the master instrumentalist on 10 string bandolim, in front of some larger orchestrations – but on tunes that are pulled from a variety of pop culture sources, including some surprising entries ... read more CD

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Hamilton De Holanda/Daniel Santiago/Edu Ribeiro/ThiagoHarmonize ... CD
Brasilianos (Brazil), 2020. New Copy ... $8.99
Some of the sharpest jazz work we've heard from Hamilton De Holanda in awhile – a quartet session that has a bit more edge than some of his other records, and which uses his work on bandolim in the lead as a very powerful solo instrument! The group also features Daniel Santiago on guitar, ... read more CD

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DemocusticoDemocustico ... CD
Far Out (UK), 2006. Used ... $3.99
An amazing full length debut from Democustico – one of the best new Brazilian albums we've heard in years, and a set that easily matches the best work by classic artists on the Far Out label! The pair mix older and modern modes of expression – using lots of post-bossa jazz in their ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes slipcase.)

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DeodatoOs Catedraticos – Ataque ... CD
Equipe/Far Out (UK), 1965. New Copy ... $12.99 16.99
An organ bossa classic from the legendary Eumir Deodato – one of his strongest albums from his early years in Brazil! There's a very jazzy feel to the set all the way through – thanks to a tightly arranged group that not only features the organ and percussion you might expect from such ... read more CD
Also available Os Catedraticos – Ataque (180 gram pressing) ... LP 14.99

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DJ PatifeNa Estrada ... CD
Trama (Brazil), 2006. Used ... $9.99
An incredible record by DJ Patife – far more subtle and soulful than any of his previous efforts, and way much more than just his initial Brazilian take on drum n bass! The sound here easily matches the spirit of the best soulful work on Trama – and the album's done with the depth and ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Jorginho Do ImperioJorginho Do Imperio (1987) ... CD
RGE/Discobertas (Brazil), 1987. New Copy ... $13.99
A late 80s album from Jorginho Do Imperio – but one that's got the same sharp samba vibe as similar records from a decade or two before! The production is great – mostly in that wide, echoey RGE Records mode – which allows the lively percussion, guitar lines, and chorus vocals to ... read more CD

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Domenico + 2 (Moreno Veloso/Kassin)Sincerely Hot (Japanese version – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Nippon Crown (Japan), 2002. Used ... $9.99
An excellent set by the same group that served up the Moreno Veloso album Musical Typewriter – led here by drummer Domenico, but featuring Moreno on vocals and other instrumentation, plus the mighty Kassin – who really emerges here as one of the freshest talents in Brazilian music for ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Joao Donato E Seu ConjuntoCha Dancante (Brazilian pressing) ... CD
EMI (Brazil), 1956. Used ... $11.99
Some of the earliest work ever recorded by Joao Donato – pre-bossa tunes with a jazzy dancing groove! The style here mixes together swinging jazz with other elements of Brazilian rhythms – percussion grooving with piano, accordion, and some very nice work on clarinet – jazzy and ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Luiz Eca & Sagrada FamiliaOnda Nova Do Brasil ... CD
Lazarus, 1970. Used ... $16.99
An incredible batch of Brazilian grooves – a rare Mexican album cut by Luiz Eca of the Tamba Trio, featuring early work by Claudio Roditi, Nana Vasconcelos, and Joyce! The sound is a swirling mix of late bossa and the baroque grooves that were coming out of Brazil at the end of the 60s ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Edson XAfrican Vibes – The New Beats ... CD
Azul (Brazil), 2006. Used ... $14.99
Really great work from this up and coming Brazilian beatmaker – and a record that really lives up to the promise of its title! The style here is heavy on African influences – often mixing together live percussion and acoustic instrumentation with tighter rhythm programs and ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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ElizabethYo Elizabeth (with bonus track) ... CD
Cap Latino/Discobertas (Brazil), 1969. New Copy ... $13.99
A different sort of record from late 60s Brazil – straighter pop, with a bit of jovem guarda instrumentation – but done with the Latin market in mind too, as all the lyrics here are in Spanish! Elizabeth is a pretty compelling singer – working with just the right hint of echo ... read more CD

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EvaEva (1974) ... CD
EMI/Odeon (Brazil), 1974. New Copy ... $3.99
Sweet 70s grooving from Brazilian singer Eva – a bit of soul, a bit of easy, all styled together nicely by orchestrations from the magical maestro Gaya! Gaya's work here is similar to his best backings for other artists in the Blue Brazil generation – a mix of American pop, post-bossa ... read more CD

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Luiz Ewerling & A Cor Do BrasilOur Earth ... CD
Q Vibe, Late 90s/Early 2000s. Used ... $0.99
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(Out of print.)

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FlaviolaFlaviola E O Bando Do Sol ... CD
Solar/World Psychedelia, 1974. Used ... $4.99
A gem of a record from the same Pernambuco early 70s scene that gave us Lula Cortes, Ze Ramalho, Geraldo Azevedo, and Alceu Valenca! This obscure little set has lots of the earthier tones that showed up in work by the above artists – a style that mixes folksy touches with bits of psychedelia ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Flaviola E O Bando Do Sol (180 gram pressing) ... LP 32.99

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Friends From RioFriends From Rio 2014 ... CD
Far Out (UK), 2014. Used ... $8.99
One of the best records in years from the mighty Far Out label – and a set that really takes the imprint back to its roots! The name of the record echoes the first Friends From Rio session that launched Far Out almost two decades ago – and like that classic, this one's a collaborative ... read more CD

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Tiago Frugoli EnsembleCasa ... CD
Fresh Selects, 2019. New Copy ... $7.99 12.98
A Fender Rhodes masterpiece from Tiago Frugoli – a keyboardist from Brazil, but one who works here with a very soulful jazz approach overall – one that's open, spacious, and full of spirit – in ways that make the Rhodes sound even better than in a more conventional setting! The ... (Jazz, Brazil) read more CD

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Paulinho Garcia & Greg FishmanTwo For Brazil ... CD
Homestead, 2000. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print.)

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Stan Getz & Laurindo AlmeidaStan Getz With Laurindo Almeida (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1963. Used Gatefold ... $34.99
One of the best of the Stan Getz bossa nova sessions – and a record that features the great Laurindo Almeida on guitar – playing with more virtuosity than either Charlie Byrd or Joao Gilberto did on their collaborations with Getz! The record's got a driving rhythm section, with lots of ... (Jazz, Brazil) read more CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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Stan Getz & OthersGirl From Ipanema – The Bossa Nova Years (4CD set) ... CD
Verve, 1984. Used 4 CDs ... $19.99
A pretty darn great set that captures bits from all of Stan Getz's bossa nova recordings for Verve! The set's got a whopping 4 CDs, and it features Getz working with the likes of Joao Gilberto, Luiz Bonfa, Charlie Byrd, Gary McFarland, Laurindo Almeida, Astrud Gilberto, and Antonio Carlos Jobim. ... (Jazz, Brazil) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Gilberto GilCopacabana Mon Amour – Trilha Sonora Original ... CD
Polygram (Brazil), 1970. Used ... $14.99
An incredible bit of soundtrack work by Gilberto Gil – and one of his best albums! The record was originally recorded to accompany the work of director Rogerio Szanzerla, and it's a wonderful mix of samba, jazz, and post-Tropicalia psychedelia – all recorded in a warm intimate style ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Gilberto GilGilberto Gil (1969) ... CD
Philips/Water, 1969. New Copy ... $7.99 17.99
The rare 3rd album by Gilberto Gil, and a key piece of the Tropicalia puzzle – one of the most wildly experimental albums from those years, and Gil's last before going into exile! The sound is much more electric than his other albums from the late 60's – and the production, songwriting ... read more CD

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Gilberto GilGilberto Gil (1971 – plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Philips/Water, 1971. New Copy ... $7.99 17.98
A rare British recording from Gilberto Gil – sung completely in English, and recorded while living in London, in political exile along with Caetano Veloso! The album's somewhat similar to Veloso's famous London album from 1971 – certainly in structure, as the backings are relatively ... read more CD
Also available Gilberto Gil (1971 – plus bonus tracks) (Brazilian pressing) ... CD 7.99

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Gilberto GilGilberto Gil (1971 – plus bonus tracks) (Brazilian pressing) ... CD
Philips (Brazil), 1971. Used ... $7.99
A rare British recording from Gilberto Gil – sung completely in English, and recorded while living in London, in political exile along with Caetano Veloso! The album's somewhat similar to Veloso's famous London album from 1971 – certainly in structure, as the backings are relatively ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Gilberto Gil (1971 – plus bonus tracks) ... CD 7.99

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Gilberto GilOk Ok Ok (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2018. New Copy ... $16.99
A really great record from Gilberto Gil – a Brazilian legend who maybe strayed from his genius a bit in later years, but who's really been back on track of late! Gilberto's wonderful here – very up-close and personal, but also sharply witty too – returning to that energy that ... read more CD

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✨✧ Bebel GilbertoBebel Gilberto Remixed ... CD
Ziriguiboom/Six Degrees, 2005. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print.)

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Bebel GilbertoMomento ... CD
Ziriguiboom/Six Degrees, 2007. Used ... $4.99
Bebel Gilberto's certainly one to keep her public waiting in the space between each new record – but she always makes the wait worthwhile by coming up with something new! The sound here is again something different than her previous two albums – somewhat electric, but also fairly ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Joao Gilberto & OthersO Amor O Sorriso E A Flor (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Odeon/El (UK), 1960. New Copy ... $7.99
A wonderful album of Joao Gilberto's early bossa tracks from Brazil – loaded up here with various numbers from other great Brazilian stars! The original album is one of the first few that Jobim ever recorded, and it's a masterpiece of understatement, recorded with arrangements by a young ... read more CD

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GimmicksGimmicks ... CD
Polydor (Japan), Late 60s. Used ... $16.99
Groovy bossa from Sweden! The Gimmicks may not look that hip, but this is a great album of jazzed-up bossa grooves – done in a harmony style that recalls Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66, The Carnival, or some of the other great late 60s groups that were bringing a new vocal sound to the bossa. ... (Vocalists, Brazil) read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Luiz Gonzaga Jr (Gonzaguinha)Luiz Gonzaga Jr (1973) ... CD
Odeon/EMI (Brazil), 1973. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Sublime early work by Luiz Gonzaga Jr – a wonderful blend of his rootsy vocals with some of the more complicated arranging styles that were creeping into Brazilian music at the time! The album features Luiz's landmark groover "Moleque" – a lightly dancing tune with a great ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Grupo BatuqueAfrica Brazil ... CD
Far Out (UK), 2000. Used ... $8.99
Possibly the best album ever by this excellent Brazilian percussive combo! The record begins the groove where the group's other albums started – by taking hard batucada rhythms, and tight samba grooves – but it also adds in a bit tighter production, and shows a marked commitment to ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Grupo Batuque & OthersRhythmix – Reluque Batuque ... CD
Far Out (UK), 2002. Used ... $5.99
The rhythms of Grupo Batuque are remixed, reworked, and remade by a host of today's best producers and DJs – who take the complicated percussion grooves and forge them into a host of styles just right for the 21st Century dancefloor! The sound here is quite different from other Grupo Batuque ... read more CD
(Includes original slipcase.)

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Francis HimePassaredo ... CD
Som Livre (Brazil), 1977. Used ... $18.99
A real 70s classic from singer/songwriter Francis Hime – a record we'd rank right up there with the best work by contemporaries like Milton Nascimento or Lo Borges! As with both of those singers, the style here is often complicated at the base, but nicely compressed in its presentation ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Toninho HortaBelo Horizonte ... CD
Think (Japan), 2019. New Copy 2CD ... $24.99
A fantastic return to form for the legendary Toninho Horta – the Brazilian singer and guitarist who first rose to fame in the company of Milton Nascimento at the start of the 70s – then created a tremendous musical legacy of his own! This double-length set has Horta working in some ... read more CD

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HyldonNa Rua, Na Chuva, Na Fazenda ... CD
Universal (Brazil), 1975. Used ... $24.99
Fantastic work by this underdiscovered Brazilian talent! Hyldon was part of the 70s Brazilian soul and funk generation that included Tim Maia, Cassiano, and Toni Tornado – but he'd also absorbed a lot of the singer/songwriter influences of Caetano Veloso, who's laidback mid 70s style will ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Itibere Orquesta FamiliaPedra Do Espia ... CD
Jam (Brazil), 2001. Used 2 CDs ... $29.99
Wonderful jazziness from Brazil! This group has a sound that's beyond compare – influenced clearly by the 70s work of Hermeto Pascoal, but much more tuneful, light, and dancing – vocals blending with piano, percussion, and a host of angular reed instruments! The sound is incredible ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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JazzinhoAtlas ... CD
Freestyle (UK), 2006. Used ... $11.99
A great group gets even better – thanks to some heavenly production from the legendary Ed Motta! Ed's an artist that we love tremendously for his own work – particularly the recent groundbreaking sides on the Trama label – but here he's working in the studio in support of ... (New Grooves, Brazil) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Antonio Carlos JobimTide/Stone Flower ... CD
CTI/BGO (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... $8.99 16.99
A pair of CTI records gems from Antonio Carlos Jobim – back to back on a single CD! First up is Tide – an incredible record from the first off-key note to the last! The album's filled with some wonderfully moody LA studio sounds, arranged by Deodato, and a has a great swirling mix of ... read more CD

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Antonio Carlos Jobim & Luiz BonfaOrfeu Negro (aka Black Orpheus) (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Universal (France), 1959. Used ... $11.99
One of the greatest soundtracks ever – a record that set a whole new standard for audio representation of a film! The mad music for the set was composed by Antonio Carlos Jobim, with lyrics by Vincius De Moraes – and performed by Luiz Bonfa on guitar – but despite such prime ... (Soundtracks, Brazil) read more CD

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Antonio Carlos Jobim & Luiz Bonfa & OthersAntonio Carlos Jobim & Luiz Floriano Bonfa – Including Orfeu Da Conceicao ... CD
El (UK), Mid 50s. Used ... $16.99
Very early recordings of work penned by Antonio Carlos Jobim and Luiz Bonfa – nearly all of which predate their more familiar sides from the first years of bossa nova! The dates for these recordings are mostly between 1953 and 1956 – and they show a very early version of the bossa, one ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Jongo TrioJongo Trio (1972) ... CD
EMI/Odeon (Brazil), 1972. New Copy ... $3.99
The rare second album by the Jongo Trio – a fantastic bossa group who mixed together vocals and keyboards with stunning magic! The trio's approach is similar to that of the more famous Tamba Trio – in that the three members groove on keyboards, bass, and percussion – while also ... read more CD
(These CDs are copy controlled.)

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Seu Jorge & AlmazSeu Jorge & Almaz ... CD
Now Again, 2010. New Copy ... $6.99 15.98
Incredible music from Seu Jorge – and that's saying a lot, given how much we've loved all of his previous records! This time around, Jorge really knocks it out of the park – by stepping away from some of his tighter styles, and going for a looser, more organic approach that's totally ... read more CD
Also available Seu Jorge & Almaz ... LP 15.99

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JoyceTudo ... CD
Far Out (UK), 2012. Used ... $9.99
Pure brilliance from the lovely Joyce – an album that sparkles wonderfully throughout – in just the way we love from her older classics! The passage of years hasn't dimmed her beauty at all – and both Joyce's vocals and acoustic guitar work are sublime – lively, but in a ... read more CD

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Ithamara KooraxLove Dance – The Ballad Album ... CD
Milestone/JSR, 2003. Used ... $1.99
A relatively mellow vocal outing from Ithamara Koorax – a voice that was introduced to us from her appearances on some groovy Brazilian dancefloor tunes, including some of those from Dom Um Romao's albums! The style here is quite different – very laidback, and in the ballad mode you'd ... (Vocalists, Brazil) read more CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode and promotional stamp on CD.)

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Rita LeeAtras Do Porto Tem Uma Cidade ... CD
Polydor (Brazil), 1974. New Copy ... $9.99
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 CD

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✨✧ LenoVida E Obra De Johnny McCartney ... CD
CBS/Lion, 1971. Used ... $6.99
Post-Tropicalia work from Leno – a Brazilian singer who'd worked as part of a duo during the Jovem Guarda years, but who really sounds great here on his own! The style's a bit more straightforward rock than the Brazilian sound of a few years back – a bit fuzzy and compressed at times, ... read more CD

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Edu LoboSergio Mendes Presents Edu Lobo ... CD
A&M/Verve, 1970. Used ... $11.99
The first (and maybe only) American release by one of the greatest Brazilian singer/songwriters of the sixties – and a record that's quite different than any Sergio Mendes work of the time, despite Sergio's name in the title! The vibe is like Lobo's best of Brazil from the late 60s – a ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Marcio LocalMarcio Local Says Don Day Don Dree Don Don – Adventures In Samba Soul ... CD
Luaka Bop, 2009. Used ... $3.99
A killer set that really lives up to the Samba Soul promised in the title – recorded recently by Marcio Local, but done with a solid 70s groove that takes us back to the Jorge Ben generation! The production here is perfect – never too polished, and always with a bit of grit in the ... read more CD

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Glauco LourencoAbalo Sismico ... CD
Glauco Lourenco (Brazil), 2009. Used ... $8.99
A brilliant debut from Brazilian singer Glauco Lourenco – an artist who dedicates his first album to Joni Mitchell, but who's got a really rich sound that's all his own! Like Mitchell, Lourenco definitely has a lot of jazz in his ears – but he's also got a beautifully personal way of ... read more CD

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LygiaLygia ... CD
RGE/Discobertas (Brazil), 1964. New Copy ... $16.99
A dark-tinged set of vocal work from the lovely Lygia – a singer we only know from this rare 60s set for RGE – filled with great arrangements from maestros Gaya and Pocho, as well as bossa jazzers Manfredo Fest and The Zimbo Trio! The album's got a fuller, richer quality than many ... read more CD

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Tito MadiBalanco Zona Sul E Outros Sucessos ... CD
EMI (Brazil), 1968. Used ... $16.99
A collection of work by Tito Madi – one of Brazil's strongest mainstream male vocalists in the 60s – romantic, but with an approach that's deeper and more soulful than most of his contemporaries in that mode. The tracks are some of Madi's biggest hits, and titles include "Amarguar& ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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MadredeusO Paraiso ... CD
EMI, 1997. Used ... $3.99
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Tim MaiaTim Maia (1971) (with bonus track) ... CD
Polydor/Oficial Arquivos, 1971. Used ... $9.99
One of the funkiest records ever from Brazilian soul legend Tim Maia – and a set that also has him singing a bit of English language lyrics too! The groove here is that classic Maia blend of Brazilian roots with American funk and soul – echoes of forro or samba in some of the rhythms, ... read more CD

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Tim MaiaTim Maia (1972) ... CD
Polygram/Oficial Arquivos, 1972. Used ... $9.99
An amazing early effort from Brazilian soul hero Tim Maia – one of his greatest ever! Even at this early point in his career, Maia had a fantastically soulful feel in his voice – steeped in influences from American soul greats of the 60s, and recorded here with some great arrangements ... read more CD

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Tim MaiaTim Maia (1973) ... CD
Polydor/Oficial Arquivos, 1973. Used ... $9.99
A great step forward for the legendary Tim Maia – working here in a style that's even tighter and more sophisticated than before – yet still equally filled with funk and soul! The arrangements are a bit bigger than before, and the production a bit more professional – but that ... read more CD

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Marcela MangabeiraSimples ... CD
Albatroz/Points South, 2008. Used ... $6.99
Laidback and charming modern bossa pop from Marcela Mangabeira – a set with warmth to spare, and very pretty vocals from Marcela! The backdrop is light and a little bit jazzy, with electronics giving it a modern feel without undercutting the bossa melodies. Marcela's does her lovely best on ... read more CD

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Mestre MarcalIncrivel Bateria Do Mestre Marcal ... CD
Polydor (Brazil), 1987. Used ... $18.99
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(Out of print.)
 
 



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