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One of Antonio Carlos Jobim's greatest records – and a perfect blend of his subtle bossa genius with the moody electric sound of CTI! Jobim plays electric and acoustic piano, guitar, and sings a bit – and Deodato handled the arrangements with a breezy brilliance that matches all the ... LP, Vinyl record album
An excellent set of groovy big band tunes from Brazilian maestro Luiz Arruda Paes! The album's the third in his "day and night" series, and is arguably the best of the bunch – largely because it's from the end of the 60s, and has some really nice touches thrown into the jazzy ... LP, Vinyl record album
One of the best records ever by this lost Brazilian organist! The album features Penazzi's organ backed by only drums and percussion – and Andre handles the bass chores very nicely with his pedals, while riffing away on the keys in a firey style that reminds us of the best work by Ed Lincoln. ... LP, Vinyl record album
A weird little record! The album is a "symphony of Brazilian birds" – and is literally that! The album features assorted bird calls and songs, recorded for the set – backed up by larger orchestrations that range from serious to playful, and which almost stand in contrast to ... LP, Vinyl record album
A very nice Japanese collection of 60s classics by Astrud Gilberto – with tracks that include "Agua De Beber", "I Will Wait For You", "Goodbye Sadness", "Meditations", "Certain Sadness", "Dreamer", "Aruanda", "Shadow ... LP, Vinyl record album
Bossa piano, harmony vocals, and a sound that's unlike anyone else – heard here in some really classic sides by Brazil's legendary Tamba Trio! The group had a way of approaching a groove that was (and is) truly revolutionary – a sound that not only carried some of the freshest, most ... LP, Vinyl record album
One of the grooviest records ever from the lovely Astrud Gilberto – a session that beautifully mixes her usual bossa nova with bits of Sunshine Pop and other hip late 60s grooves – all in a mode that really takes off a lot more than other Gilberto albums on Verve! The style here is ... LP, Vinyl record album
The title's a bit of a joke – because the record features a batch sidemen from the Count Basie band – Thad Jones, Joe Newman, Freddy Green, Billy Mitchell, Frank Foster, and others – all working with Sarah, but the Count's name is missing, due to contractual obligations! Despite ... LP, Vinyl record album
A smokey vocal treasure from Janet Blair – her debut LP, and a record that features an incredibly striking title and cover! Janet's got a cool and smooth mode of singing that's perfect for a torchy set like this – one that's well-equipped to hit all the right moody notes and slide ... LP, Vinyl record album