A killer album of breezy bossa-fied jazz from the West Coast! Viva Brasil worked for many years as part of the underground Brazilian scene in San Francisco - home to smaller combos similar to themseves, and bigger names who often recorded on Fantasy Records.
New Tokyo International Jazz airport
whatmusic.com presents 'New Tokyo International Jazz airport', a whatmusic.com mix by Masanori Morita the accomplished and much sought after Japanese DJ
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!
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!
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!
whatmusic.com presents ‘Marisa’, the 1960s classic from singer Marisa Gata Mansa & pianist/arranger Cesar Camargo Mariano!
whatmusic.com presents ‘D’Angelo’, a gem from the underground 60s samba soul dance scene. Tough takes on Tim Maia, Jorge Ben, Cassiano, Ivan Lins & Antonio Adolfo’s Brazuca funked up with groovy femvox chorus!
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 'Dwitza' - the new concept LP from brasilian superstar Ed Motta that mixes his unique scat vox with samba jazz, Strata East, brasilian funk, Steely Dan & European soundtracks! All produced, composed written & arranged by Ed!
whatmusic.com and trailer happiness present 4 kicking rare 70s grooves from Brazil, Belgium & Finland. All on the new album ‘Velvet Voodoo’