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A year after their debut, Elis Regina and Jair Rodrigues are back on stage with a second lively set of tracks – tightly smoking material that weaves together bossa, samba, and jazz – all with an edge that's almost even greater than Elis' later studio albums! Even at this young age, her ... LP, Vinyl record album
A great 70s album by this landmark Brazilian vocal group – recorded with a smooth electric feel that works well for their sweet harmonies. The album features songs by Joao Bosco, Livan Lins, Chico Buarque, and Edu Lobo – and the overall sound is different than their 60s work, but great ... LP, Vinyl record album
A great one by Elis, and a late-60s effort that seems to mix her bossa leanings with a slight nod to some of the Tropicalia changes that were going on around her! There's lots of cool Brazilian pop instrumentation, jazzy bossa grooves, and weirdly-arranged organs and guitars, plus some wild ... LP, Vinyl record album
The group MPB4 pays tribute to some of the greatest Brazilian singers of the 20th Century, from Tom Jobim to Monsueto to Baden Powell to Nelson Cavaquinho. The LP features a number of different "pot pourri" sets dedicated to an individual singer. The group runs through tracks by the ... LP, Vinyl record album
One of the most diverse albums that Elis Regina cut during the 70s – a set that seems to leap from style to style with each new track, and really build from some of the more staid and jazz-based styles of her other records! Cesar Camargo Mariano is still in charge of arrangements here, but ... LP, Vinyl record album
A stunning step forward for the great Elis Regina – and a landmark record that would set the stage for most of her final work to come in the 70s! The album's got less of the jazz or bossa inflections of her music from the 60s – and instead moves into this richly sophisticated style ... LP, Vinyl record album
The second volume in this nice tribute series to great Brazilian composers, cut by the swingin' MPB4 vocal group, in their unique harmony style. This volume features the MPB4 paying homage to Ary Barroso, Ivan Lins, Mauricio Tapajos, Pxinguinha, and Haroldo Lobo, among others – and the ... LP, Vinyl record album
With selections by Joao Gilberto, Baden Powell, Os Cariocas, Os Gatos, Tamba Trio, Edu Lobo and Maria Bethania, Caetano Veloso and Gal Costa, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Sylvia Telles and Lucio Alves, Roberto Menescal, Marcia, and Luiz Eca-Cordas. LP, Vinyl record album
A fantastic set from the Zimbo Trio – one that has them backed by a larger instrumental group – one that's never too brassy or stringy at all – and which really just adds an extra zing to the sound of their bossa piano grooves! The album's got a totally grooving version of Ivan ... LP, Vinyl record album
Pretty great sounds from the legendary Antonio Carlos Jobim – an album cut a bit later than his bossa years, but with a darkly sophisticated sound that's pretty darn compelling! The album features larger orchestrations by Claus Ogerman, and in a way, it's similar to the Jobim album on Decca ... LP, Vinyl record album
The second album by Sergio and crew – and a real push forward for the group! The basic format of two-female harmony leads is still in place – but for some reason, this album gives a bit more of a nod to Brazilian roots than before, and really spices things up with an even more ... LP, Vinyl record album