Editio Princeps

Editio Princeps
This is a reissue of the first Armazem album with over 25' of live material from a show in France in 2005 added and with the early material remastered as well! A Brazilian band making their debut on this, their 1st album, released in 2002, and never...

"For his third solo CD, Felipe Avila shows again his talent as musician and composer, blending complex structures and inspired themes. The musical team that he brought together for this project must also be mentioned, masters such as Lelo Nazario...

"When Os Mutantes called it a day at the end of the 1970's, guitar player Sergio Dias launched a solo career, in search of new ways and musical directions. Soon he left for the USA where he would live until 1985, playing with musicians such...

A band I had long heard of but never actually heard until Editio Princeps started their reissue program. This is a goodie, with nice Fender Rhodes work, electric bass, drums and percussion + guests on reeds. ...

Quite good, very 70s sounding jazz-rock from Brazil. I guess this doesn't exactly break any new ground, but if you like to hear that classic guitar and keyboard led jazz-rock sound (this reminded me a bit of Energit, among others), this is a nice disc...

This is a mixture of very nice but 'standard style' Brazilian jazz and the very unstandard stylings of Hermeto Pascoal.

"Mente Clara (Clear Mind, named after a Hermeto Pascoal composition) is a combo from Tatuí, a small city in São Paulo...

Lelo was the keyboardist for Grupo Um, a very good Brasilian fusion band and he also has played with Hermeto Pascoal. This is his fifth album and features typically enticing Brazilian-style jazz-rock fusion mixed with Afro-Brazilian forms and rhythms. ...

Lelo was the keyboardist for Grupo Um, a very good Brasilian fusion band. This solo album was recorded in 1987 and has never been on CD before. Remastered from the master tapes, with photos and information (all in Portuguese only). It also includes almo..

"Nivaldo Ornelas is one of the greatest instrumentists in Brazilian music. In the seventies he was part of Som Imaginário, as well as Hermeto Pascoal's and Egberto Gismonti's bands. In 1982 Nivaldo released his second album, "a Tarde", in France...

"This double CD set contains all of the material recorded for the independent label Ibeji: the albums “Soccer Land” (1994) and “Tapeba Songs” (1996), both recorded in São Paulo during sessions with Brazilian musicians, plus four unreleased bonus tracks...

Projeto B are a very excellent Brasilian 'out' avant/progressive jazz/rock band. Consisting of Leonardo Muniz de Correa (alto sax & clarinet), Yvo Ursini (electric guitar) Vicente Falek (piano and Fender Rhodes piano), Amilcar Rodrigues (trumpet...

Very little known CD from Brazil that I've owned for over two decades and which is a fine little disc and gets its first-ever CD release here!

"This CD brings, for the first time, the debut album from Raiz de Pedra, recorded in 1984 and released.

"Voo Livre was a power trio from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, formed in the late 70s, which surprised the local scen with their hard rock, mixing influences from progressive rock to fusion, from bands like Deep Purple, King Crimson, Genesis, Billy Cobham...

Lelo was the keyboardist for Grupo Um, a very good Brasilian fusion band and he also has played with Hermeto Pascoal. This is his fifth album and features typically enticing Brazilian-style jazz-rock fusion mixed with Afro-Brazilian forms and rhythms. This features "special performances by guest artists Felipe Ávila (Sexo dos Anjos, Percussônica) and Teco Cardoso (Pé Ante Pé, Pau Brasil)."

Lurking behind a rather goofy illustration of three dorky looking guys, one of whom sports a seriously deep moustache, is an extremely good album of jazz/jazz-rock from Brazil. The band is: Felix Wagner-piano, alto clarinet, vibes, percussion, flute...

Lelo was the keyboardist for Grupo Um, a very good Brasilian fusion band. This solo album was recorded in 1987 and has never been on CD before. Remastered from the master tapes, with photos and information (all in Portuguese only). It also includes almo..