Intelligent Brazil

A Listmania! list by Yellow Dog (Brazil)
 
O Ronco Da Cuica
1.  O Ronco Da Cuica by Joao Bosco
The list author says:
  "Samba for people who think. Infectious rhythms,  incredible musicianship, witty lyrics - for those who understand Portuguese."
Used & New from: £10.99

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Clube Da Esquina 1
2.  Clube Da Esquina 1 by Milton Nascimento
The list author says:
  "The greatest album from Brazil's king of melancholy. The singing on Dos Cruces is spine tingling and the harmonies and melodies throughout are effortlessly complex."
£15.03   Used & New from: £7.57
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Antonio
3.  Antonio by Délia Fischer
The list author says:
  "Even most Brazilians don't know of this protege of Egberto Gismonti. Wonderful lyrical piano, ECM Jazz meets Tom Jobim."
£16.03   Used & New from: £3.50

Favourites
4.  Favourites by Vinicius De Moraes
The list author says:
  "Smooth bossa nova from the poet of Ipanema. Great collections with that archetypal 1960s Brazilian sound made famous by Stan Getz"
Used & New from: £6.99

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Circense
5.  Circense by Egberto Gismonti
The list author says:
  "Lyrical ECM style Brazilian jazz with some hauntingly beautiful melodies, the best of which is Palhaco (clown)"
Used & New from: £24.99

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Todos Os Sons
6.  Todos Os Sons by Marlui Miranda
The list author says:
  "Astoundingly complex and beautiful music from the Amazon ararnged by one of the country's greatest modern composers and sung by indigenous people."
£20.04   Used & New from: £3.44
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Viva Brazil
7.  Viva Brazil by Tania Maria
The list author says:
  "The best CD from the New York based queen of Brazilian piano jazz. Jobim's one note samba has never been better."
£13.52   Used & New from: £5.99

Quarteto /Ecy
8.  Quarteto /Ecy by Quarteto Jobim-Morelenbaum
The list author says:
  "Tom Jobim at his best, but without Tom Jobim. This was made by members of his family and his close friends after his death."
Used & New from: £6.40
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Sem Gravidade
9.  Sem Gravidade by Otto
The list author says:
  "Trippy music from the north east of Brazil - Massive Attack meet Nana Vasconcelos for a smoke in a beach palapa."
£4.99   Used & New from: £0.96
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Identity
10.  Identity by Airto Moreira
The list author says:
  "The best CD from the Parana percussionist singer who played with Miles, McLaughlin and Chick Corea. Eccentric, inventive. Mae Cambinha is genius"
£111.00   Used & New from: £47.39

Elis & Tom
11.  Elis & Tom by Elis Regina
The list author says:
  "No one is more sadly missed in Brazil than Elis Regina; the country's greatest ever singer. Her voice  can be as fiery as Janis Joplin and as sweet as Madredeus. Almost every track is a gem."
£7.68   Used & New from: £4.46
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Bicho Solto O XIII
12.  Bicho Solto O XIII by Djavan
The list author says:
  "Brazil's Stevie Wonder - jazzy pop as smooth as Sade and as musically sophisticated as Steely Dan"
£13.95   Used & New from: £11.78

Karnak
13.  Karnak by Karnak
The list author says:
  "Daft, theatrical and beautifully played Brazilian rock. One of the band members is a Jack Russell."
Used & New from: £12.95
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Preludes & Rhapsodies
14.  Preludes & Rhapsodies by Deodato
The list author says:
  "The Herbie Hancock of Brazilian jazz funk. Worth getting for the jazz funk Also Spracht Zarathustra alone."
£17.48   Used & New from: £8.99

Alfagamabetizado
15.  Alfagamabetizado by Carlinhos Brown
The list author says:
  "By far the best album from Bahia's most famous modern son. Incredible percussion, lyrical singing, wonderful songs - a real treat."
£18.63   Used & New from: £1.49

Brazil Footprint Handbook (Footprint Travel Guides)
16.  Brazil Footprint Handbook (Footprint Travel Guides) by Alex Robinson
The list author says:
  "The best guide for when you plan to visit"
Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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