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Itiberê Orquestra Família - Pedra do Espia

Itiberê Orquestra Família - Pedra do Espia

Release date: 23rd November 2018 | Format: Vinyl LP / Double CD / Digital  Itiberê Zwarg is an award-winning Brazilian bassist and the longest-serving member of Hermeto Pascoal’s ground-breaking ensemble ‘O Grupo’. Since their first meeting in 1977, the two have been closely collaborating to create a unique musical language: a genre-defying polyharmonic, polyrhythmic music, now widely studied by musicians and musicologists alike, known as ‘Universal Music’. Back in 2001, Itiberê led a workshop at Villa Lobos School of Music, with twenty-nine of Rio de Janeiro’s most exceptionally talented young musicians. Employing the principles of Universal Music alongside his long-held...

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Vinyl Repress | Joyce, Nana Vasconcelos & Mauricio Maestro - Visions Of Dawn

Vinyl Repress | Joyce, Nana Vasconcelos & Mauricio Maestro - Visions Of Dawn

Recorded in Paris, in 1976, Visions of Dawn is the stunning ‘lost’ Brazilian acid-folk album by Joyce, Nana Vasconcelos and Mauricio Maestro.  First uncovered and released in 2009, the record transfixed Brazilian music lovers and fans of otherworldly psych-folk alike. Led by the sharp lyrics and gorgeous voice of a young Joyce Moreno, the trio is completed by the late great Brazilian percussion legend Nana Vasconcelos, and master arranger, producer and bassist Mauricio Maestro. These beautiful, hazy and understated recordings offer a unique opportunity to sit in on the original sessions of tracks that would later become Brazilian cult-classics, such as swinging samba-jazz opener...

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Amaro Freitas | European Tour 2018

Amaro Freitas | European Tour 2018

All the way from Recife in the North East of Brazil, new Far Out family member Amaro Freitas is soon to embark on his debut European tour. Joined by Jean Elton (Double Bass) and Hugo Medeiros (Drums), the critically acclaimed Amaro Freitas Trio will play seven dates across the continent, showcasing their highly percussive, distinctly Brazilian approach to jazz. Listen to the lead single 'Mantra' from the forthcoming album Rasif (out 28th September) and book tickets now for a show near you, to see why Amaro has become one of the most talked about musicians in Brazil. Oct 21 - Porto, Portugal - Casa da Música...

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Amaro Freitas announces new album Rasif with single 'Mantra'

Amaro Freitas announces new album Rasif with single 'Mantra'

Release date: 19th October 2018 | Format: Vinyl LP / CD / Digital **UPDATE: Amaro Freitas European Tour Dates 2018** In the sweltering North-Eastern Brazilian state of Pernambuco lies the coastal city of Recife, where Amaro Freitas is pioneering the new sound of Brazilian jazz. For the prodigious young pianist, the spirit of his hometown runs deep. From the Afro-Brazilian maracatu born on the sugar plantations of slavery, to the high intensity carnival rhythms of frevo and baião, Amaro’s heavily percussive approach to jazz is as indebted to these Pernambuco traditions as it is to Coltrane, Parker and Monk. As...

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Azymuth | Light As A Feather Vinyl Reissue

Azymuth | Light As A Feather Vinyl Reissue

Release date: 14th September 2018 | Format: Vinyl LP / CD / Digital  Just in time for their imminent European tour with Marcos Valle, Azymuth's Light As A Feather returns. Home to their worldwide disco/fusion hit single ‘Jazz Carnival’, samba doido staple 'Partido Ato', and the proto deep house masterpiece ‘Avenida Das Mangueiras’, this album typifies the trio’s tireless innovation in the fields of jazz, funk, samba and cosmic music perhaps more so than any of their other ground breaking records from its era. Remastered from the original 16-track tapes when it was first reissued by Far Out in 2012, this new edition is complete with a download card...

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