Having just returned from a US tour alongside Argentine singer Celcilia Zabala, Philippe Baden Powell drops another track from his forthcoming album Notes Over Poetry. Stream 'Chica' in full above, which features punchy brass arrangements reminiscent of masterpieces by the likes of fellow Brazilian jazz men Arthur Verocai and Eumir Deodato. Listen/ Pre-order Notes Over Poetry on vinyl, CD and digitally from the Far Out Shop | Bandcamp | Spotify (out 24th April 2017).
For all those out there feeling the love today, whether you've got a special someone or not, we've put together a selection of the most sensual, steamy, lush and loving jams to have come out of Brazil. Featuring Marcos Valle(ntine), Azymuth, Gilberto Gil, Sergio Mendes and Emilio Santiago, its only very very slightly cheesy, get jiggy with it here on the platform of your choice. Happy Valentines day from all at Far Out ❤️️
Following the recent reissues of Jose Mauro's Obnoxius and Victor Assis Brasil's Toca Antonio Carlos Jobim, comes Piri's Vocês Querem Mate?, the third release in the gold mine catalogue of legendary producer Roberto Quartin's self-titled label. The first recording by the relatively unknown singer / songwriter Piry Reis is dreamy and ethereal, groovy Brazilian psych-folk at its finest. Reis has collaborated with greats like Egberto Gismonti and Robertinho Silva, and had his music performed by Celia, Charlie Haden and Jan Garbarek. His four solo albums are all rare as hen’s teeth and have been known to fetch a hefty bounty, but none...
In anticipation of a new Ivan 'Mamao' Conti solo album coming later in the year, today we release a remix EP featuring reworks of the Azymuth drummer's forthcoming music by IG Culture, and 22a family Tenderlonious, Reginald Omas Mamode IV and Jeen Bassa. Listen / Download and get it on 12" vinyl and digitally from the Far Out Shop | Bandcamp
Following last year's sold out show at the Jazz Cafe, Nicola Conte and Stefania Dipierro have been invited back to once again showcase their critically acclaimed collaborative album Natural, alongside classics and obscurities from across the samba-jazz, bossa and soul spectrum, with Far Out head honcho Joe Davis in support with a DJ set... Book Tickets for the live show at the Jazz Cafe on 28th April and Buy Natural on Vinyl, CD and digitally.