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NEY MATO GROSSO
GENRE/STYLE: MPB, 80tees Brazil LABEL: Ariola | Brazil | 1982
Really a nice LP contains many lovely Brazil stuff like “AQUELLA FERA” from the 80tees!
GURU GURU – SUNBAND : HEY DU
GENRE/STYLE: Jazz, Crossover, Fusion LABEL: BRAIN | Germany | 1979
Very seldom German Krautrock record by Mani Niemeyer’s GURU GURU formation. Contains the always in demand track « TAOMA »
SNOWBALL : DEFROSTER
GENRE/STYLE: European Fusion, Brazil LABEL: Atlantic | Germany | 1978
Rare Rock, Fusion, Jazz LP from Germany, contains the Brazilian Fusion killer tune « TENDERM STORM », very in demand.
MENESCAL : THE BOY FROM IPENEMA BEACH
GENRE/STYLE: Bossa Nova, Brazil, Latin Jazz LABEL: KAPP | U.S.A.
Rare record from the 60tees contains 12 great Bossa , Brazil and Latin Jazz tunes with wonderful vibes, flute and piano parts. Some tracks are classic tunes like “SO DANCE SAMBA”, “THE GIRL FROM IPENEMA”, “SPRING SAMBA” or “DESFINANDO”
AMAZONAS : PLAYS SANTANA
GENRE/STYLE: Latin Funk Rock, Cover versions LABEL: Sonic | Germany
Heavy And Funky Latin Rock contains all the SANTANA tracks like “JIN – GO – LO – BA”, “SAMBA PA TI” , AMAZONA”, “BLACK MAGIC WOMAN” and a version of the classic club tune “OYE COMO VA”
Highly recommended and rare too, contains many breaks & beats!
LILL BABS : PA SCEN
GENRE/STYLE: Swedish Vocal , Brazil , Cover versions LABEL: Philips | Sweden | 1977 CONDITION: VG+/EX
Seldom live LP by LILL BABS contains a unique cover version of Stevie Wonder’s “ANOTHER STAR” in Brazilian style sung in Swedish. Cover has some stickers!
MONICA ZETTERLUND : MONICA
GENRE/STYLE: Swedish Vocal, Bossa, Jazz LABEL: Odeon | Sweden | 1971
Rare LP by the famous MONICA ZETTERLUND contains many nice Swedish vocal and Bossa tracks like “SOOLAIMON”, “DOBEDOBEDO” ant the really funky gospel cover version “DU MITT LIV” with a great orchestra. Comes in a wonderful designed gatefold cover.
PIERO BASSINI QUARTETT : IN THE SHADOWS
GENRE/STYLE: European Jazz, Brazil LABEL: RED | Italy | 1985
A wonderful European Jazz LP by the Italian PIERO BASSINI QUARTETT featuring the guest artist LUIS AGUDO on percussion, berimbao and other Brazilian rhythms. Many great Jazz tracks like “VOYAGE” or the 6.53min vocal Brazil Jazz tune “MENINO”
RAY MANTILLA : HANDS OF FIRE
GENRE/STYLE: Brazil, Fusion, Jazz LABEL: RED | Italy | 1984
Lovely and seldom LP by percussionist Ray Mantilla on the nice Italian RED label.
Also on this record JOE CHAMERS on vibes. Contains 7 lovely instrumental Jazz, Fusion, Brazil tunes like “MANTILLAS BLUES”
Very in demand and hard to find outside of Europe.
RAY MANTILLA : SYNERGY
GENRE/STYLE:Brazil, Fusion, Jazz, Vocal LABEL: RED | Italy | 1986
Really lovely and seldom LP by percussionist Ray Mantilla on the nice Italian RED label.
Special guest on this record STEVE GROSSMAN on tenor sax. Contains 7 powerful Jazz, Fusion, Brazil tunes and a slow and lovely Vocal BOSSA called “PAISAJE”
The Cover is just G+ because it’s glued on the backside with some scotch tape.
Very in demand and hard to find outside of Europe.
GENRE/STYLE: Funky Latin, Vocal LABEL: WB | U.S.A. | 1972
Rare original LP by the well known Latin Funk Rock Formation MALO, contains also a very nice version of “NENA”
BADEN POWELL : IMAGES ON GUITAR
GENRE/STYLE: Brazil, Latin Jazz LABEL: MPS | Germany
Rare and very in demand LP by BADEN POWELL on the German MPS [STEREO 21 29057-3] label. Contains many Great Brazilian and Latin Jazz tunes and some real club pearls with lovely scat vox work outs by Janine de Waleyne.
Please listen to “BLUES A VOLONTE”
BADEN POWELL : POEMA ON GUITAR
GENRE/STYLE: Bossa, Brazil, Latin Jazz LABEL: SABA | Germany
Rare and very in demand LP by BADEN POWELL on the German SABA [SB 15 150 ST] label. Contains many Great Brazilian, Latin Jazz and Bossa Nova tunes like “REZA”, “CONSOLACAO”, “SAMBA TRISTESE” or DINDI” for example. Sidney Smith on Flute, Charlie Antolini on Drums and Eberhard Weber on Bass.
BADEN POWELL : CANTO ON GUITAR
GENRE/STYLE: Brazil, Latin, Jazz LABEL: MPS | France | 1970
One more really nice LP by BADEN POWELL on the legendary MPS label. Contains many Great Samba, Bossa, Brazilian, Latin and Afro infused jazz tunes and some real club pearls with lovely vocals.
Please listen to the vocal Brazil tune “QUA QUARA QUA QUA”
BADEN POWELL : TRISTEZA ON GUITAR
GENRE/STYLE: Brazil LABEL: MPS/Metronome | Germany
Yes, this is the record that contains the wicked Batucada Club Track “SOM DO CARNAVAL” Great percussion breaks and cuts! German MPS vinyl stuff for the dance floor!
Recorded 1966 in Rio de Janeiro
Musicians are Baden Powell, Milton Banana, Copinha, Sergio, Alfredo Bessa, Amauri Coelho.
DON RANDI & QUEST : CALIFORNIA 84
GENRE/STYLE: Funky Latin Jazz LABEL: BEE PEE | U.S.A. | 1983
Funny LP by the BAKED POTATO BAND cont. the Samba club track « BAJA RUN »
DAVID LINDUP : SMALL JAZZ BAND
GENRE/STYLE: Library Jazz, Jazz Dance LABEL: Bruton Music | UK | 1979
Nice and rare Library LP on the famous BRUTON label. Contains 14 really lovely Jazz tunes with nice Drum, Percussion and Vibe work outs. “CUBA LIBRE” is amazing, but near every track is great. Afro Jazz, Latin Jazz, Swing, Samba, Up-tempo all can be found on this LP!
SANTI LATORA : LATIN SOUL
GENRE/STYLE: Funky Latin, Barzil LABEL: Durium | Italy | 1975
Rare Italian Library LP by SANTI LATORA FREE ELECTRONIC SOUND. Contains many good Brazil and Latin tunes, but the best is the title theme « LATIN SOUL » a Latin Jazz Funk club tune. But there are also funny covers like “BRAZIL” or “THE HUSTLE” and the lovely “SAMBATO POMERIGGIO”…
FANIA ALL STARS : DELICATE AND JUMPY
GENRE/STYLE: Funky Latin, Salsa LABEL: Fania | Germany | 1976
Great LP by FANIA ALL STARS contains many good tracks and the classic dance floor nugget “PICADILLO”
EL CHICANO : CELEBRATION
GENRE/STYLE: Latin, Latin Funk LABEL: MCA | Germany | 1972
Classic Latin LP contains the club tune “MAS ZACATE” and many other good Latin and Funky Rock tunes.
PANORAMA SOUND ORCHESTRA : DANCING IN THE DARK
GENRE/STYLE: Brazil, Bossa, Easy Listening LABEL: Philips | Germany
Lovely Easy Listening LP contains some nice Bossa tunes like “CORCOVADO” with some funny LALALA vocals.
TOMMY GARRETT : LATIN LOVE
GENRE/STYLE: Brazil, Latin, Easy Listening LABEL: Discoton | Germany
Yes, the 50 Guitars of Tommy Garret goes Latin on this LP. Many cover version of favorite Brazil and Latin Tunes like “BRAZIL”, “SAMBA DE ORFEU”, “THE GIRL FROM IPANEMA”…but really lovely is “CARIOCA”. Funny LP, nice cover design!
ELIS REGINA & JAIR RODRIGUES : DOIS NA BOSSA
GENRE/STYLE: Brazil, Bossa, Vocal LABEL: Philips | Brazil | 1966
This rare LP is in really good condition for a original Brazilian release from 1966.
Contains many nice vocal tunes like “UPA NEGRINHO” or “CANTO DE OSSANHA” but I think it’s well known…