1 CD / / 2015-10-09Artists: Astrud Gilberto
Personnel includes: Astrud Gilberto (vocals); Don Sebesky, Claus Ogerman (arranger, conductor); Kai Winding, Bob Brookmeyer, Urbie Green (trombone).
Producer: Creed Taylor.
Recorded at R...continue...
1 CD / / 2015-10-09Artists: Joao Gilberto/Stan Getz (Sax)
1 CD / Sunnyside / 2015-09-04Tracks: Influência Do Jazz (Under the Jazz Influence); Darn That Dream; Meditaçao; Joana Francesa; Muriqui; Setembro; All the Things You Are; Nira; Lukinha; Love Letters; Days of Wine And Roses; Pr...
Artists: Romero Lubambo
Recording information: Bass Hit Studios, New York City (12/2014)....continue...
1 CD / Real Gone Music / 2015-08-14Tracks: Morre O Burro, Fica O Homem; O Circo Chegou; Paz E Arroz; Moça; Domingo 23; Fio Maravilha; Quem Cochicha O Rabo Espicha; Caramba; Que Nega É Essa; As Rosas Eram Todas Amarelas; Taj Mahal
Artists: Jorge Ben
1 CD / / 2015-07-24Artists: Joyce
1 CD / / 2015-07-24Artists: Célia Vaz/Wanda Sá
1 CD / / 2015-06-30Artists: Wilson Simonal
1 CD / / 2015-06-30Artists: Milton Banana
1 CD / / 2015-06-30Artists: Johnny Alf
1 CD / / 2015-06-30Artists: Som Três
1 CD / / 2015-06-30Artists: Bossa Três
1 CD / / 2015-06-23Artists: Gal Costa/Antonio Carlos Jobim
Performers include: Gal Costa, Antonio Carlos Jobim, The Jobims (Elizabeth, Ana and Paulo), Maucha Adnet, Paulo Braga, Danilo Caymmi, Simone Caymmi, Sebastion Neto, Jaques Morelemnbaum.
1 CD / / 2015-06-23Artists: Joao Donato
1 CD / / 2015-06-23Artists: Caetano Veloso
1 CD / / 2015-06-23Artists: Marcos Valle
Marcos Valle made his first mark in the recording world with bossa nova and samba. But by the time of this early-'70s album, he was just about a rock artist, even if much Brazilian pop (and some jazz)...continue...
1 CD / / 2015-06-23Artists: Gilberto Gil
1 CD / / 2015-06-23Artists: Hermeto Pascoal
1 CD / / 2015-06-23Artists: Marcos Valle
While Garra had seen all of Marcos Valle's talented parts -- songwriting, production, singing, and performing -- coalesce into the most beautiful whole ever seen in Brazilian music, Previsao do Tempo ...continue...
1 CD / / 2015-06-23Artists: Luiz Bonfá
Along with Baden Powell and Laurindo Almeida (who came earlier), composer Luiz Bonfa ("Manha da Carnaval") was one of the prime Brazilian guitarists during bossa nova's heyday, releasing a string of A...continue...
1 CD / / 2015-06-02Artists: Astrud Gilberto/Walter Wanderley
Personnel: Astrud Gilberto (vocals); Walter Wanderley (piano, organ); Joao Gilberto (guitar); Jose Marino (bass); Claudio Slon (drums); Bobby Rosengarden (percussion).
This 1966 session brought...continue...
1 CD / / 2015-06-02Artists: Tres Brasileiros
1 CD / / 2015-06-02Artists: Joao Donato
1 CD / / 2015-06-02Artists: Jorge Ben
1 CD / / 2015-04-07Artists: Flora Purim
Personnel includes: Flora Purim, Al Jarreau (vocals); Joe Farrell (soprano saxophone, flute); George Duke, Ronnie Foster; Bobby Lyle (keyboards); Michael Sembello (guitar); Leon "Ndugu" Chancler (drum...continue...
1 CD / / 2015-02-12Artists: The L.A. 4
1 CD / / 2015-02-12Artists: Laurindo Almeida
Originally recorded for the Japanese East Wind label, this Lp features the great Brazilian guitarist Laurindo Almeida on a peaceful and inwardly passionate unaccompanied set of music. There are medley...continue...
1 CD / WestWind / 2014-11-18Artists: Jurgen Seefelder
Personnel: Jurgen Seefelder (soprano & tenor saxophones); Marinho Boffa (piano, keyboards); Alex Malherios (electric bass); Ivan Conti (drums).
Recorded at Estudio Som Fantastico, Rio De Janeir...continue...
1 CD / MPS Records / 2014-11-18Tracks: Canto de Ossanha; Inside My Head; Rio; Reza; Canto de Iemanja; Juanito; Casa Forte
Artists: Ira Kris
This bossa nova rarity was the inspiration behind Berlin’s coolest jazz collective. “Bossa Nova and jazz-styled improvisation are an especially good combination.” So said Venezuelan...continue...
Personnel: Ira Kris (guitar); Juan Romero (guitar); Frank St. Peter (flute); Tony Inzalaco (drums).
Liner Note Author: Hans Hielscher.
Recording information: MPS-Studio, Villingen, Germa...continue...
1 CD / Jazzdoor / 2014-11-18Artists: Astrud Gilberto
Personnel includes: Astrud Gilberto (vocals); The Stan Getz Quartet, Chet Baker.
Recorded in 1964 and 1987.
IN THE EARLY YEARS AND NOW, a European-released oddity from the late '80s, com...continue...
1 CD / / 2014-10-01Artists: Baden Powell
1 CD / Masterworks / 2014-09-09Tracks: Simbora (Let's Go...); My My My My Love - (featuring will.i.am); Don't Say Goodbye; Sou Eu; When I Fell in Love; Meu Rio; Visions of You; Samba de Roda - (featuring Aila Menezes); Atlantica; Olha a R...
Artists: Sergio Mendes
Sérgio Mendes' new album, Magic, was recorded in Los Angeles and Salvador, Bahia with a host of friends and special guests. The album kicks off...continue...
Recording information: 5 Cat Studio, Pacific Palisades, CA; Cidade Do Som, Salvador, Bahia; Estudio Dos Sapos, Salvador, Bahia; Estudio Ilha Dos Sapos, Salvador, Bahia; Nas Nuvens, Rio De Janeido; Sco...continue...
1 CD / / 2014-09-06Artists: The L.A. 4
Altoist Bud Shank (who doubles on flute) and acoustic guitarist Laurindo Almeida first teamed up in 1954 to make a couple of albums called Brazilliance that hinted at but greatly predated bossa nova. ...continue...
1 CD / Milan / 2014-08-26Artists: Sivuca
1 CD / Schema (USA) / 2014-07-29Tracks: Minas; Cigana; Breque Bom; O Tempo E Aqui; Rainha; Divino; Mané; Versos Perdidos; Sem Par; Vendaval; Meu Rio; Bate; [Untitled]
"Memoria" is an album about my memories, my hometown, the scent and flavors of my childhood, things I've read, movies I've watched at the cinema...continue...
Personnel: Luca Campioni, Andrea Aloisi (violin); Elisabetta Danelli (viola); Saverio Gliozzi (cello).
Audio Mixer: Davide Rosa.
Recording information: Blue Spirit Audio, Milan, Italy (0...continue...
1 CD / Sony Music / 2014-07-14Artists: Baden Powell
1 CD / / 2014-07-01Artists: Joyce
1 CD / Candid Productions / 2014-06-17Tracks: Chega de Saudade - Gilson; Retrato em Branco e Preto - Hector Martignon; Dindi; Vivo Sonhando; Chovendo No Roseira; Cançao em Modo Menor; So Danco Samba; Inutil Paisagem; Desafinado; Insensatez;...
Artists: Various Artists
The 2014 bossa nova compilation, The Magic of Jobim: The Enchanting Melodies of Antonio Carlos Jobim, brings together contemporary jazz reworkings of classic Jobim songs. Included are such performance...continue...
1 CD / / 2014-06-03Artists: Various Artists
1 CD / Verve / 2014-05-27Tracks: Girl from Ipanema, The; Doralice; P'ra Machucar Meu Coraçao; Desafinado; Corcovado; Só Danço Samba; O Grande Amor; Vivo Sonhando; Girl from Ipanema, The - (mono); Doralice - (mono); P'...
Artists: Joao Gilberto/Stan Getz (Sax)
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the landmark, four-time Grammy® Award winning jazz album GETZ/GILBERTO. On May 27, 2014, Verve/Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) celebrates...continue...
Personnel: Joao Gilberto (vocals, guitar); Stan Getz (tenor saxophone); Milton Banana (drums).
Liner Note Authors: Marc Myers; Gene Lees.
Recording information: A&R Recording, New York C...continue...
1 CD / / 2014-05-20Artists: Lisa Ono
With an extremely active recording schedule, Japanese bossa nova master Lisa Ono puts out at least one fresh album each year. More often, she produces a couple of full-length entries and a slew of suc...continue...
1 CD / / 2014-05-13Artists: Charlie Haden
Personnel: Charlie Haden (acoustic bass); Egberto Gismonti (piano, guitar).
Recorded at the Montreal Jazz Festival, Montreal, Canada on July 6, 1989.
In 1989 the Montreal Jazz Festival p...continue...
1 CD / Tabu (USA) / 2014-05-06Tracks: Slaughter On 10th Anvenue; Jungle Kitten; Koko and Leeroe; Arigo; Send in the Clowns; Who Needs It; Bach's Prelude and Fugue #2
Artists: Manfredo Fest
1 CD / / 2014-03-04Artists: Sivuca
1 CD / / 2014-01-28Artists: Manfredo Fest
1 CD / / 2014-01-18Artists: Joyce
1 CD / / 2014-01-14Artists: Antonio Adolfo (Piano)
1 CD / King Japan / 2013-12-17Artists: Astrud Gilberto
Recorded in 1971 for producer Creed Taylor's legendary CTI label, this pairing of bossa nova song stylist Astrud Gilberto with funky soul-jazz tenor saxophonist Stanley Turrentine is one of those odd ...continue...
1 CD / King Japan / 2013-12-17Artists: Antonio Carlos Jobim
Personnel includes: Antonio Carlos Jobim (vocals); Hubert Laws (flute); Joe Farrell (soprano saxophone); Urbie Green (trombone); E. Deodato (keyboards); Ron Carter (bass); Joao Palma (drums); Airto M...continue...
1 CD / Analogue Productions / 2013-11-12Tracks: Desafinado; Samba Dees Days; O Pato; Samba Triste; Samba De Uma Nota So; E Luxo So; Baia
Artists: Stan Getz (Sax)/Charlie Byrd
Personnel: Stan Getz (tenor saxophone); Charlie Byrd (acoustic guitar); Gene Byrd (guitar, bass); Keter Betts (bass); Buddy Deppenschmidt, Bill Reichenbach (drums).
Recorded at All Souls Unitar...continue...
1 CD / / 2013-10-29Artists: Di Melo