A swinging mix of jazz, samba & scat vocals, this album features stellar contributions from such luminaries as Jose Neto, Nana Vasconcelos & Clarice Taylor.
Open Sky Unit
Open Sky Unit
Whatmusic presents this treasured funky jazz LP featuring Belgian alto sax legend Jacques Pelzer with his group Open Sky Unit. OSU showcases pianist Ron Wilson's compositions, rhythmic soulful Fender Rhodes and vocals in unison with Pelzer & Steve Houben (reeds), Janot Buchem (electric bass) and Pelzer's daughter Micheline on drums.
Direct Drive & First Light
Whatmusic.com presents Time Machine, the ground-breaking 1981-82 British Jazz Funk Oval 12"s from Direct Drive & First Light featuring Paul Hardcastle. Time Machine showcases Derek Green's soulful vocals with Direct Drive (Hardcastle/Mick Ward/Pete Quinton/Bob Williams/Bones) & First Light, with Hardcastle on all instruments.
whatmusic.com presents ‘Valley Samba’, by the short-lived Rio 3. Recorded in Brazil in 1968 by the US-based trio that became Sergio Mendes’ Bossa Rio, this album has remained unreleased until today!
Quarteto Edison Machado
Obras 2 'O Pulo do Gato'
whatmusic.com presents ‘Obras 2 - O Pulo do Gato’, the second album of heavyweight drummer Edison Machado’s extraordinary group. Recorded in 1971, a year after the much sought-after original ‘Obras’, this album has never been released before!
Edson e Tita Lobo
whatmusic.com proudly presents ‘Gosto Tanto’, the new all-original album from bossa legends Edson & Tita Lobo.
whatmusic.com presents ‘Emilio Santiago’, the stunning debut album from singer Santiago. With its unmatched line up of great musicians and fantastic songs, this is quite simply one of the best and funkiest albums to come out of Brazil in the 1970s!
whatmusic.com presents ‘Mr Ritmo’, a cult album from João Gilberto’s favourite organist, Celso Murilo. Mr Ritmo incorporates the heavy afro-cuban influence of the time, as well as pointing to the future of Ed Lincoln-style brazilian dance music!
Luciano Perrone E Seus Ritmistas Brasileiros
Batucada Fantastica Vol III
whatmusic.com presents ‘Batucada Fantastica Vol 3’, the 1972 batucada classic full of pysch effects & studio trickery from veteran drummer Luciano Perrone & friends!
Blues Para un Cosmonauta
whatmusic.com presents ‘Blues For A Cosmonaut’, Chivo Borraro’s excursion into the outer limits of space jazz with fellow argentinean jazzonauts & brazilian guest!
whatmusic.com presents 'Orlann Divo' - the 1963 2nd LP of organ-led dancefloor ditties from the sambalanço master who put the fun into funky bossa!
whatmusic.com presents ‘Poptical’, Brazilian superstar Ed Motta’s follow up LP to his groundbreaking album ‘Dwitza’. ‘Poptical’ features 12 new original Ed Motta songs ranging from straight funk to sweet waltzes! Experience Ed’s love of genuine analogue sounds like crumar, ARP paraphernalia, and RMI piano!