A wonderful 70s session from one of Brazil's greatest drummers! Milton Banana is a maestro on the drum kit – with a skill that was forged in the heat (or cool!) of the bossa era, and which stayed plenty tight into the 70s, when he began adding a bit more variation to his standard piano trio format. This set features Banana working with slight touches of other instrumentation – including electric piano, cuica, and some cool jazzy vocals on occasional tracks – and the groove of the set is a nice meeting of 70s electric jazz and 60s bossa pulse, still pretty darn fresh today! Titles include "Propagas", "Oi Compadre", "Olho Por Olho", "Coisa Da Antiga", "Ilha De Mare", "Tigresa", "Eu Sou Bicho Homem", and "Saco De Feijao". (Cover has light wear.) © 1996-2015, Dusty Groove, Inc.
We realize that there are many different interpretations of the standard grades used for pre-owned vinyl record albums & CD, so we thought we'd offer you the ones that we are working with, so you have an idea what we mean when we give the grade for a non-new item on our pages.
Below are stated conditions for a used vinyl records at Dusty Groove. Grading for the cover should be assumed to be near (within a "+" or "-") the grading for the vinyl. If there is significant divergence from the condition of the vinyl, or specific flaws, these will be noted in the comments section of the item. However, please be aware that since the emphasis of this site is towards the music listener, our main concern is with the vinyl of any used item we sell. Additionally, please note that all of our records are graded visually; considering the volume of used vinyl we handle, it is impossible for us to listen to each record. If we spot any significant flaws, we make every attempt to listen through them and note how they play.
The following grading conditions apply to the vinyl component of an album or single:
If something is noteworthy, we try to note it in the comments — especially if it is an oddity that is the only wrong thing about the record. This might include, but isn't limited to, warped records, tracks that skip, cover damage or wear as noted above, or strictly cosmetic flaws.