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Jorge BenAfrica Brasil (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Philips/Polysom (Brazil), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99
A landmark recording that is one of Jorge Ben's best albums ever! The album is a perfect realization of the way that Jorge mixes Brazilian rhythms with choppy Afro grooves – and the result is a masterpiece that yeilded some of his biggest tracks ever. Included here is the great choppy funk track "Ponta De Lanca", plus loads of other goodies like "O Filosofo", "Xica Da Silva", "A Historia De Jorge", and a great remake of "Taj Mahal" – probably his greatest cut ever. Great all the way through – and is a perfect introduction to Jorge Ben if you don't know his work, and an essential addition to your collection if you do! LP, Vinyl record album

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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 post-bossa years – but this album has Jorge really emerging as the global soul star he was destined to be – from his powerful stare on the cover, right down to the grit in the grooves! The sound here is a refinement of the samba soul mode that Ben had been brewing up from the late 60s onward – a skittish mix of older samba elements, American soul, and some slight fuller production that really comes into its own here – mixing all the acoustic elements at the core with just a slight electric flourish, but never losing its edge in the process – all to provide Jorge with a sublime backdrop for his really amazing vocals. The set's a monument in funky Brazilian soul – and it includes the huge hit "Taj Mahal", which still sounds great, even after all these years – plus loads of other gems that include "O Circo Chegou", "Domingo 23", "Fio Maravilha", "Paz E Arroz", "Morre O Burro Fico O Homem", and "Que Nega E Essa". A gem all the way through – and a record we'd never part with! 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 ... $14.99
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 we never tire of! Every track's a winner, and the album glides effortlessly from number to number, grooving along with a stunning mix of instruments, vocals, and this incredible echoey production. Titles include "Vou De Samba Com Voce", "Guerreiro Do Rei", "Descalco No Parque", "Gabriela", "Saida Do Porto", "Bicho Do Mato", and "Zope Zope". CD
(Out of print.)

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Jorge BenBig Ben Strikes Again ... LP
Philips, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $49.99
Early Jorge Ben stuff – very swingin', with a tight jazzy sound. Includes a lot of his early compositions, played by a big orchestra. With the cuts "Zope Zope", "Samba Menina", and "Samba Legal" – but the whole album is fantastic! Hard raspy Brazilian soul, and very very tough to find. LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has light surface wear, 4 inch splits in the seams, lightly bent corners, and some wear at the opening.)

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Jorge BenBrasil ... CD
Sigia (Brazil), 1986. Used ... $12.99
Smooth soulful work from Jorge – not as funky as his 70s albums, but still a great little record! The album's got a nicely compressed take on his samba soul sound, done in an 80s groove mode, which means that there's more keyboards and electric percussion than before, but still an adherence to strong vocals and choppy rhythms. And sure, it's not as great as his classic work, but the album's still pretty darn great – and if it was the first album by a new artist, the critics would be all over it! Titles include "Sasaci Perere", "Pancada De Amor", "Danca Que Isso E", "Procura Se Uma No", "Roberto Corta Ess", and "O Amante Vigilant". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Jorge BenJorge Ben (1969) ... LP
Philips/Verve, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
A samba soul masterpiece from Jorge Ben – one of the most brilliant records to come out the fertile late 60s Brazilian scene – and an incredible album that works with the psychedelic flourishes of Ben's contemporaries and a deeper undercurrent of soul & funk! This is one of the most amazing early Jorge Ben LPs, recorded at the end of the 60s, when Jorge was singing with a stone-cold soul sound. The sharp, tight arrangements by Rogerio Duprat & Jose Briamonte made tracks like "Pais Tropical", "Take It Easy My Brother Charles", and "Que Pena" immediate classics – while the percussion and rhythms of Trio Mocoto provide a good part of the unique backdrop. The album is a mix of funky samba, soaring Brazilian soul, and sweeping orchestrations that give the whole thing a jazzy finish – and it's some of the best work that Jorge Ben ever recorded! Other tracks include "Criola", Cade Tereza", "Domingas", "Barbarella", "Quem Foi Que Roubou A Sopeira" and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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Jorge BenMinha Historia ... CD
Polygram/Verve, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $7.99
A nice little collection of classic work by Jorge Ben. CD
(Out of print.)

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Jorge BenSilencio No Brooklin ... CD
Atoll Music (France), 1967. Used ... $39.99
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 soul influences that he brought to his first big hits – but recorded here in a way that's maybe even more frenetic, especially when piano lines spin out quickly next to his incredible vocals – with a style that's almost soul jazz at times! The whole thing's wonderful – a record that matches, if not tops any of his other 60s albums – and titles include the killer "A Jovem Samba" – worth the price of the album alone – plus "Nascimento De Um Principe Africando", "Menina Gata Augusta", "Si Wanda", "Rosa Mas Que Nada", "Amor De Carnaval", and "Todo Colorida". CD
(Out of print.)

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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 soul influences that he brought to his first big hits – but recorded here in a way that's maybe even more frenetic, especially when piano lines spin out quickly next to his incredible vocals – with a style that's almost soul jazz at times! The whole thing's wonderful – a record that matches, if not tops any of his other 60s albums – and titles include the killer "A Jovem Samba" – worth the price of the album alone – plus "Nascimento De Um Principe Africando", "Menina Gata Augusta", "Si Wanda", "Rosa Mas Que Nada", "Amor De Carnaval", and "Todo Colorida". LP, Vinyl record album
(Plays at 45rpm!)

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Jorge BenTabua De Esmeralda ... CD
Philips/Universal (Brazil), 1974. Used ... $18.99
Searing samba soul from Jorge Ben – one of his best-remembered albums of the 70s, and for good reason too! The album's got a slightly fuller feel than some of Ben's other work of the time – never slick, but with backings balanced nicely against his own raspy vocals and acoustic guitar – sweetening things up with a bit of the strings you'd find on Forca Bruta, but with a hint of the soul to come on Africa Brasil! The balance is great – thanks to arrangers Osmar Milito, Darcy De Paulo, and Hugo Bellard – and as usual, Jorge's vocals are the main attraction – dipping, turning, and rising with this really unique, personal feel – Ben-like brilliance at its brightest. The whole thing's wonderful – a key gem from the Philips years – and titles include "Cinco Minutos", "Zumbi", "Brother", "Os Alquimistas Estao Chegando Os Alquimistas", "Errare Humanum Est", "Menina Muler Da Pele Preta", "Hermes Tri", and "O Namorado Da Viuva". CD

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✨✧ Jorge BenTabua De Esmeralda (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Philips/Polysom (Brazil), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Searing samba soul from Jorge Ben – one of his best-remembered albums of the 70s, and for good reason too! The album's got a slightly fuller feel than some of Ben's other work of the time – never slick, but with backings balanced nicely against his own raspy vocals and acoustic guitar – sweetening things up with a bit of the strings you'd find on Forca Bruta, but with a hint of the soul to come on Africa Brasil! The balance is great – thanks to arrangers Osmar Milito, Darcy De Paulo, and Hugo Bellard – and as usual, Jorge's vocals are the main attraction – dipping, turning, and rising with this really unique, personal feel – Ben-like brilliance at its brightest. The whole thing's wonderful – a key gem from the Philips years – and titles include "Cinco Minutos", "Zumbi", "Brother", "Os Alquimistas Estao Chegando Os Alquimistas", "Errare Humanum Est", "Menina Muler Da Pele Preta", "Hermes Tri", and "O Namorado Da Viuva". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Tabua De Esmeralda ... CD 18.99
 
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✨✧ Seu Jorge & AlmazSeu Jorge & Almaz ... CD
Now Again, 2010. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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 great – forged strongly with the cool combo Almaz, which features members of Nacao Zumbi, and bassist Antonio Pinto – the guy behind the great music in City Of God! The result is a record that's completely fresh, new territory for Jorge – but a set that also still holds onto all the best charms of his previous records too – and given that he's always seemed poised for superstardom and global crossover, it's even more incredible that he's made such a rootsy record like this! The record's filled with cool covers – all given the Almaz twist – tunes by Kraftwerk, Roy Ayers, Michael Jackson, Jorge Ben, Tim Maia, and others – completely reworked, and tuned up with spare instrumentation that's mostly guitar, bass, and drums. Titles include "Everybody Loves The Sunshine", "The Model", "Cala Boca Menino", "Girl You Move Me", "Juizo Final", "Cirandar", "Tempo De Amor", and "Rock With You". CD

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✨✧ Seu Jorge & AlmazSeu Jorge & Almaz ... LP
Now Again, 2010. New Copy 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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 great – forged strongly with the cool combo Almaz, which features members of Nacao Zumbi, and bassist Antonio Pinto – the guy behind the great music in City Of God! The result is a record that's completely fresh, new territory for Jorge – but a set that also still holds onto all the best charms of his previous records too – and given that he's always seemed poised for superstardom and global crossover, it's even more incredible that he's made such a rootsy record like this! The record's filled with cool covers – all given the Almaz twist – tunes by Kraftwerk, Roy Ayers, Michael Jackson, Jorge Ben, Tim Maia, and others – completely reworked, and tuned up with spare instrumentation that's mostly guitar, bass, and drums. Titles include "Everybody Loves The Sunshine", "The Model", "Cala Boca Menino", "Girl You Move Me", "Juizo Final", "Cirandar", "Tempo De Amor", and "Rock With You". LP, Vinyl record album

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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 of the most important forces of the Samba Soul generation! There's lots here to love if you like the heavy grooves of Jorge Ben or Tim Maia – but the duo also have a really great approach of their own – especially in the way they'll trade voices back and forth, over grooves that also have plenty of back/forth action too! The record includes the amazing heavy piano/percussion jammer "Hipnose", plus the great cuts "Voce Abusou", "Kabaluere", "Se Quiser Valer", "Deus O Salve", "Nord West", and "Dalena". CD
Also available Mudei De Ideia ... LP 23.99

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Antonio Carlos & JocafiMudei De Ideia ... LP
RCA/Mr Bongo (UK), 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.98
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 of the most important forces of the Samba Soul generation! There's lots here to love if you like the heavy grooves of Jorge Ben or Tim Maia – but the duo also have a really great approach of their own – especially in the way they'll trade voices back and forth, over grooves that also have plenty of back/forth action too! The record includes the amazing heavy piano/percussion jammer "Hipnose", plus the great cuts "Voce Abusou", "Kabaluere", "Se Quiser Valer", "Deus O Salve", "Nord West", and "Dalena". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Mudei De Ideia ... CD 10.99

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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 Tropicalia vibe – a mode that Erasmo never embraced, but which leaves its impression in some of the more striking arrangements here – especially in the way things trip out at all the best times! Fuzzy guitar and offbeat production really add a lot to the set – and titles include "Maria Joana", "Agora Ninguem Chora Mais", "26 Anos De Vida Normal", "Cica Cecilia", "Mundo Deserto", "Sodoma E Gomorra", "Masculino Feminio", and "De Noite Na Cama". CD

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✨✧ Gal CostaGal Costa (1969) ... CD
Polygram/Dusty Groove, 1969. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
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. Arrangements are by the legendary Rogerio Duprat – who effortlessly shifts the backings between stark electronics, sweet bossa, gliding strings, jazzy piano, and baroque orchestrations that dance around with a surprising amount of grooves! Tunes include some classics by Caetano Veloso, Jorge Ben, and Gilberto Gil – served up in amazing new versions by Gal and Duprat! Titles include "Nao Identificado", "Lost in the Paradise", "Que Pena", "Sebastiana", "Namorinho De Portao", "Divino Maravilhoso", and "Deus E O Amor". CD
(On the Dusty Groove label.)

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Serginho MeritiBons Moments (180 gram 45 rpm pressing) ... LP
Time Capsule (Japan), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99
Funky samba soul from the Brazilian scene of the early 80s – a record that's drunk deep on all the best elements of Jorge Ben and his generation, then comes up with a groove that's even more soulful and groovy! The instrumentation has some occasional jazzy touches – the sorts of flourishes we love in Banda Black Rio – but the vocals are much more in the lead, and are served up by the completely charming Serginho Meriti – one of those Brazilian singers who grabs you right away, even if you can't understand his language – as there's a universal sense of soul that really makes the whole thing very appealing! The set's relatively short, but packed with great cuts – and titles include "Bons Momentos", "Malandro Velho", "Serjane", "Tipo Help", "Mona Lisa", "Batalha Maravilhosa", and "Madureira E Dai". LP, Vinyl record album

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Moraes MoreiraMoraes Moreira (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Som Livre/Polysom (Brazil), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99
Some of the coolest work we've ever heard from Moraes Moreira – a really unique hybrid of styles that includes samba soul, jazzy funk, and other Brazilian modes from the 70s – all wrapped up into a beautifully fresh and personal approach! There's elements here that would please any fan of Jorge Ben from the time, while other cuts have a more offbeat quality that echoes some of the very hip soundtrack material that was coming out at the time – especially on some of the records by some of Moraes' contemporaries on the Som Livre label. The whole thing is great – a really wonderful musical discovery – and titles include "Do Som", "Desabafo E Desafio", "Guitarra Baiana", "Sempre Cantando", "Violao Vagabundo", and "Se Voce Pensa". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)

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Trio MocotoTrio Mocoto (1977) ... LP
Arlequim/Mr Bongo (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.98
Trio Mocoto first rose to fame as the funky band behind Jorge Ben on his early 70s classics – the combo that gave him such a soulful sound – and here on their own, they sound pretty darn great – with a style that follows the same evolution as Jorge's own sound at the time! The core elements are still a mix of funk, samba, and soul – but there's also a slightly warmer sound to the production – one that really ties the whole thing together, and maybe gives the group even more force than before! Riffing guitars snap alongside the lively percussion – and the trio trade voices in a mighty nice way – sometimes with a bit of backup from other singers too. Titles include "Nao Adianta", "Toda Tarde", "Rosa", "Onde Anda Voce", "O Meu Violao", and "Xuxu Melao". LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousBrazilian Beats N Pieces – The Best Of Brazilian Beats ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 1970s/2007. Used ... $5.99
A great reworking of the classic Brazilian Beats series – one that features 32 tracks from the previous 6 volumes, all selected and remixed live by Phat Kev! The package is kind of a Brazilian mixtape overall – of the sort that were floating around a few years back in the underground, but done here in a tight, professional style that's seriously funky – blending older Brazilian beats with contemporary production modes, but always in a way that keeps the spirit of the originals intact! Kev doesn't do too much to the core tunes – but does have a way of stepping lively from one number to the next – and titles in the mix include "Eu Sou Mais Eu" by Anna Mazzotti, "O Journaleiro" by Toni Tornado, "La Lupita" by Nico Gomez, "A Festa" by Silvio Cesar, "Nao Aquento Voce" by Trio Esperanca, "Marcos" by Quarteto Uai, "Hot Pants Road" by Boogaloo Combo, "Carolina" by Seu Jorge, "Take Me Back To Piaui" by Juca Chaves, "Deus Me Faca Funky" by Skowa & Mafia, "Summertime" by Rosina De Valencia, "Carolina Carol Bela" by Jorge Ben & Toquinho, "Samblues" by Sambalanca Trio, and "Barumba" by Dom Salvador. CD

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VariousBrazilian Beats Vol 5 ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 2004. Used ... $3.99
The always surprising, always funky, always great Brazilian Beats series goes one volume deeper! The far-reaching tendencies of Brazilian Beats never fails to impress, and nearly overwhelm. Number 5 keeps the contemporary club and dancefloor scheme well out front, with appearances by many of the gods and goddesses of Brazilian musical culture like Elis Regina and Mario Castro Neves on the set, younger innovators like Bossa Tres, and a slew of talents that introduce some really incredible breakbeat and hip hop influences! It takes a special track list to seamlessly string elements of bossa and samba with such seemingly disparate contemporary club sounds – but that's why we keep following these compilations, isn't it? 18 tracks in all: Tejo, Black Alien & Speed "Follow Me Follow Me (Sao Benitez Radio Edit)", Stereo Maracana "Freestyle Love", Jorge Ben Jr. "Take It Easy My Brother Charles", Edson Frederico "Bobeira", Marku Ribas "Zamba Ben", Marcelo D2 "A Maldicao Do Samba", Jackson Do Pandeiro "Eu Balanco (Beatfanatic Rework)", Bossa Tres "Imprevisto", Mario Castro Neves & Samba S.A. "Candomble", Elis Regina "Ye Mele", Jorge Ben "Xica Da Silva", Sasso "Tudo Bem" and MUCH more! CD

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VariousGilles Peterson Back In Brazil ... CD
Ether (UK), 2006. Used 2 CDs ... $9.99
Gilles Peterson is back in Brazil – and has come up with a tremendous batch of grooves both old and new! The package seems to go even deeper than Ether's first batch of Brazilian goodies picked by Gilles – and serves up one disc of funky classics from the 60s and 70s, plus a full second disc of newer tunes from around the globe – all numbers that draw keen inspiration from the best sound of older Brazilian music, and a number of which are previously unreleased! Older classics include "Cascavel" by Antonio Adolfo, "Reflexos" by Luiz Eca, "Homem Da Rua" by Lo Borges, "Procura Se Uma Virgem" by Orquestra St Moritz, "Samba Do Carioca" by Silvio Cesar, "Que Bandeira" by Evinha, "Lalari Olala" by Jorge Ben, "Hei Voce" by Dom Salvador & Abolicao, and "Baiao Violado" by Dominguinhos. Newer tracks include "A Pomba Girou" by Zero DB, "Calma Mamma (GP mix)" by Echo Soundsystem, "Beira Do Mar" by S-Tone Inc, "E Muita Dig Vei (Mar De Clive-Lowe mix)" by Ed Motta, "Ritmo Suave Bossa Nova" by Jaydee, "Vaga Lume" by Democustico, and "Clek Clek Boom" by Voltair. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousMusica De Futebol – The Sound Of Brasilian Football ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 1970s/1980s/1990s. Used ... $14.99
It's no secret that Brazilians love their football and are pretty darn good at it – but it's a lesser-known fact that they also associate a lot of music with the game! This excellent set is a wonderful document of the link between music and football in Brazil – and features some classic songs that were either recorded by or for footballers, or which in time have come to be associated with the game. As you can imagine from the ferocity of the game, most of the tunes are lively, uptempo, and very groove oriented – which makes the set way more than just a package of sports songs, and an essential set of Brazilian grooves! Titles include "Nao Adianta" by Trio Mocoto, "Socrates (Fila Brasilia mix)" by Arakatuba, "Meio De Campo" by Elis Regina, "Camisa 10 Da Gavea" by Jorge Ben, "Mas Que Nada" by Tamba Trio, "O Ronco Da Cuica" by Joao Bosco, "Samba Rubro-Negro" by Joao Nogueira, "Filo Maravilha" by Marijo, "Hino Da Bahia" by Caetano Veloso, "O Futebol" by Chico Buarque, "O Rei Pele" by Jackson Do Pandeiro, "Perdao Nao Tem" by Elis Regina & Pele, "Futebol Do Bar" by Caesar Camargo Mariano, "Gol Anulado" by Joao Bosco, and "Ponta De Lanca Africano" by Jorge Ben. 22 tracks in all. CD
(Includes slipcase and extra booklet.)

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VariousRoda De Samba Vol 3 ... LP
Fontana (Brazil), 1978. Very Good- ... $6.99
Includes selections by Alcione, Ataulfo Alves, Quarteto Em Cy, Jorge Ben, Os Cariocas, Gal Costa, and more! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some tape remnants along the opening on back.)

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VariousSambass 3 – The Hottest Brazilian Drum N Bass Grooves ... CD
Cuadra/Irma (Italy), 2006. Used 2 CDs ... $9.99
Easily the best in the Sambass series so far – a collection that benefits from the huge growth in Brazilian grooves during the past few years! Forget the dated "drum n bass" reference in the title – because this work is all pretty darn hip – and often mixes together older samba soul modes with more current dancefloor productions – updating the sound of the Jorge Ben 70s generation with complicated rhythms and playful production, yet still holding onto the core soul of the sound! 2CD version features one disc unmixed, and one disc mixed – with unreleased tracks that include "Overjoyed" by DJ Patife with Cleveland Watkiss, "Feliz De Novo (Vargas rmx)" by Kaleidoscopio, "Baby" by Drumagick, "Tim Dom Dom" by Syndicate, "Canto De Ossanha (Gui Boratto's extended mix)" by Helen Cristina, "Coco Joao (Hot Box rmx)" by Arcoiris, and "O Que Faz Fibrar" by Ram Science Vs Deep Lick – plus other tunes that include "Cosmosamba (Dog's Face vibes)" by Cosmonautics, "Cotidiano" by Marcelina Da Lua with Seu Jorge, "De Noite Na Cama (DJ Ramilson Maia rmx)" by Wilson Simonal, and "16 Toneladas (dnb rmx)" by Funk Como Le Gusta. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Erasmo CarlosSonhos E Memorias 1941 to 1972 ... CD
Polydor/Light In The Attic, 1972. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A record filled with cover images that run from Richard Nixon to Elvis Presley, to Mick Jagger, Caetano Veloso, Chairman Mao, Jorge Ben, Jimi Hendrix, and Andy Warhol – and a set whose sound definitely seems to live up to such heady company from the 20th century! Erasmo Carlos is at his inventive best here – very playfully creative, yet in a way that refines his style from his trippier years – almost a reinvention of the singer's approach for a new generation of MPB – in a manner that some of the Tropicalia artists were doing at the time. The songwriting and production are great – and if the album were in English, it may well have been a global hit (although it did pretty well at home back in Brazil!) – and titles include "Mane Joao", "Largo Da Segunda Feira", "Sabado Morto", "E Proibido Fumar", "Preciso Encontrar Um Amigo", and "Mundo Cao". CD

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✨✧ Tania MariaFio Maravilha/Bedeu ... 7-inch
Barclay/Dynamite Cuts (UK), 1975. New Copy (pic cover, reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A gem of an early record from Tania Maria – one in which she takes on the Jorge Ben tune "Fio Maravilha", but with funky drums that make things sound way different than the original – as do her tremendous scatting vocals, and jazzy piano she adds to the groove! "Bedeu" is fantastic too – quick-stepping and lively – kind of a 70s reworking of bossa ideas, but with all those fast vocal changes that Tania could bring to her best work! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Erasmo CarlosSonhos E Memorias 1941 to 1972 ... CD
Polydor/Light In The Attic, 1972. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A record filled with cover images that run from Richard Nixon to Elvis Presley, to Mick Jagger, Caetano Veloso, Chairman Mao, Jorge Ben, Jimi Hendrix, and Andy Warhol – and a set whose sound definitely seems to live up to such heady company from the 20th century! Erasmo Carlos is at his inventive best here – very playfully creative, yet in a way that refines his style from his trippier years – almost a reinvention of the singer's approach for a new generation of MPB – in a manner that some of the Tropicalia artists were doing at the time. The songwriting and production are great – and if the album were in English, it may well have been a global hit (although it did pretty well at home back in Brazil!) – and titles include "Mane Joao", "Largo Da Segunda Feira", "Sabado Morto", "E Proibido Fumar", "Preciso Encontrar Um Amigo", and "Mundo Cao". CD

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✨✧ Trio MocotoTrio Mocoto (1973) (180 gram pressing) ... LP
RGE/Polysom (Brazil), 1973. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Easily the greatest album ever from Trio Mocoto – and one of the key sides of the 70s Samba Soul generation! The group are perhaps best known for their work with Jorge Ben, but they really come into their own on this set – grooving up a mix of funk, samba, and plenty of soul – all delivered with lots of heavy percussion at the bottom, and a varied mix of instrumentation that includes searing Hammond organ, choppy guitar, and nicely blasting horns. Arrangements are by Rogerio Duprat, Waldemiro Lemke, and others – and the album's filled with choppy groovers that still stand as some of the funkiest samba tracks from the time! Titles include "Desapareca", "Maior E Deus", "Samba Da Preguica", "Vem Sa", "Recordar", "Palomares", "Swinga Sambaby", and "Gotas De Chuva Na Minha Cuica". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousBrazil Funk Power – Brazilian Funk & Samba Soul (5 x 7 inch box set) (2020 Record Store Day Release) ... 7-inch
Soul Jazz (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy 5 x 7" ... Out Of Stock
A killer package of work from some of the funkiest years on the Brazilian music scene – that great 70s moment when the nation exploded with fresh sounds borrowed from American artists, then completely changed over by unique instrumental styles and production modes! Some of the work is a bit jazzy – second generation expressions of earlier bossa artists, getting funky – other cuts put the vocals to the forefront, and show the world that Brazil had some pretty great soul singers of its own – and as you can expect with Soul Jazz, the presentation and choice of tracks is superb. Titles include "Trinido Trincando" by Novos Baianos, "Onda" by Cassiano, "Gostava Tanto De Voce" by Tim Maia, "Taj Mahal" by Jorge Ben, "Manha" by Azymuth, "Whistle Stop" by Donato & Deodato, "Meus Filhos Meu Tesouro" by Jorge Ben, "O Comeco Da Festa" by Luiz Gonzaga Jr, and "Nova Dia" by Brazil Ritmo. 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited edition 7" single box set!)

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✨✧ Roberta SaGiro ... LP
Polysom (Brazil), 2019. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A really beautiful album from Roberta Sa – one that's almost entirely based around songs by Gilberto Gil, many of which were also co-written by Roberta too! Gilberto plays guitar on all tracks, and Jorge Ben makes a guest appearance too – but the record is definitely Robert's own all the way through, and has this lovely mix of breezy vocals and acoustic guitar, often with a jazzy vibe – almost in the territory of some of the classic earlier work by Joyce! Titles include "Cantando As Horas", "Ela Diz Que Me Ama", "Giro", "Nem", "Fogo De Palha", "Outra Coisa", and "Afrogamento". LP, Vinyl record album
 
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Niels Jorgen SteenNiels Jorgen Steen's Beatkapel Plays Jazz ... LP
RCA (Germany), 1976. Near Mint- ... $14.99
An unusual Danish set, with a young Jesper Thilo on tenor – plus Niels Jorgen Steen on piano, Torben Munk on guitar, Ove Rex on drums, and Hugo Rasmussen on bass! LP, Vinyl record album
 
 
 



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