Compilation of four old LPs (1978, 1979, 1980 and 1981). Special participation of Chico Buarque in 'A Rosa'. Good hits as 'Meu Bem Querer', 'Samba Dobrado', 'Água', 'Estória De Cantador', 'Alagoas', 'Faltando Um Pedaço' and more.
Over ten years ago the DJ duo from Cologne (Blank & Jones) decided to strike quieter, more relaxed tones. From the passion for Ambient, Chill Out, Downbeat, Lounge Music, Beach House, Bar Grooves and Co. was created the idea of Milchbar Seaside Season - a summer soundtrack for the cult Norderneyer Location milk bar. On the first compilation followed in recent years regularly further new Chillout compilation.
Bem Bom was tropicalista Costa's bid for superstardom in the mid-'80s, with the involvement of everybody who is anybody (well, almost). The jazz and R&B touches are more mainstream than before – but the Brazilian pop avant-garde has long drawn heavily on U.S. sources, besides being more sympathetic to lushness than its U.S. counterparts.
Hotel De Prestige is a new release by Invisible Lounge and stands for high quality Lounge & Downtempo music.
After countless solo guitar albums for Pablo, Joe Pass performed this welcome change of pace, a set of Brazilian tunes. Joined by fellow guitarist Oscar Castro Neves, bassist Octavio Bailly, drummer Claudio Slon, percussionist Paulinho da Costa and keyboardist Don Grusin, Pass plays warm solos on a variety of Brazilian tunes. Highlights include three songs by Antonio Carlos Jobim (including "Corcovado" and "Wave"), Deodato's "Tears," and Luiz Bonfa's "The Gentle Rain." A melodic and infectious date that has been reissued on CD.
Shy countryboy from Itu (a town in Brazil where everything is unusually big) is invited to work in the house of a rich woman, who ends up discovering the boy's hidden (and big) qualities.