O Som Do Copa 7 Volume 2
Tougher and more streetwise than Banda Black Rio, the Copa 7 named themselves after the Meirelles group of the same name. Mature & tough samba based funk tracks with impeccable hooks, scat vocals and killer horn breaks!
Jazz Band de Free
whatmusic.com presents ‘Ego’ by Jazz Band de Free, featuring the music and drumming of Carlos ‘Pocho’ Lapouble. A 1972 collaboration of top Argentinean & Uruguayan musicians, ‘Ego’ blends electric, free and latin jazz into a powerful progressive statement of intent – and action!
Ronnie Biggs' Story
whatmusic.com presents 'Mailbag Blues', the 1974 original soundtrack to the life of Ronnie Biggs. This is Ronnie's story expressed by some of the great musicians of the day in Brazil, led by his friend and fellow music lover, the American Bass player Bruce Henry. Recorded in Rio de Janeiro 30 years ago, this is the first time this album has ever been released!
whatmusic.com and Trailer Happiness present 'Velvet Voodoo', a collection of 12 exquisite tracks chosen from the whatmusic.com catalogue!
whatmusic.com presents 'Ed Lincoln' one of his rarest LPs originally released on his own label. Groovy breaks, psychedelic scat vox and bossa Hammond from the godfather of Samba Soul!
O Som Do Copa 7
Tougher and more streetwise than Banda Black Rio, the Copa 7 named themselves after the Meirelles group of the same name. Vocalist Damiao sounds like Horace Andy on tough samba based funk tracks with impeccable hooks, scat vocals and killer horn breaks!
The Graham Collier Septet
Deep Dark Blue Centre
Whatmusic.com presents bassist Graham Collier's debut LP 'Deep Dark Blue Centre' originally released in 1967. Collier's compositions are fully realised by a Septet of emerging British jazz luminaries through a set including the much-loved 'Crumblin' Cookie'.With 5 original compositions and Charlie Mariano's 'Blue Walls', this LP mixes progressive modality with a 'blue' timeless jazz essence.
When You Wish Upon A Star
Whatmusic.com presents Kelly Stevens and Carnival's 'When You Wish Upon A Star' from 1977. A 'Jazz Visit To The World Of Disney' featuring Kelly's distinctive vocals backed by her tight trio plus horns in unique scat, funk and acoustic approaches to Disney classics! Originally pressed in a super-limited run of a few hundred copies by AB Discophon!
First time that this LP has been reissued with it's original gatefold sleeve intact. Mazzotti sounds like a mix of Elis Regina and Tania Maria backed here by 3 members of Azymuth!
4 Na Bossa
Imagine if the MJQ had been born in Brasil and crossed with the Tamba Trio sound? A collectors' legend this LP features a vibes led group on the jazzier side of bossa! Tracks include 'Sambossa', 'My Manne Shelly', 'Estamos Ai', 'Blues For Mother'
Whatmusic.com presents Charlie Mariano's Finnish funkiness from 1974. Pioneering US alto Mariano cut this kaleidoscopic LP in Helsinki with top Finnish jazzmen plus legendary conguero Sabu Martinez.
A Blue donato
whatmusic.com presents 'A Blue Donato' from João Donato, the never-before-released masterpiece from 1973, featuring Edison Machado and Edson Maciel! With scat vocals from Donato and Tita Lobo!