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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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Marcos Valle | Nova Bossa Nova 20th Anniversary Reissue

Marcos Valle | Nova Bossa Nova 20th Anniversary Reissue

Release date: 28th September 2018 (Originally 1998) | Formats: Vinyl LP / CD / Digital  Marking sixty years of Bossa Nova, and twenty years since Marcos Valle’s first release for Far Out Recordings, what better time to bring back this era-defining classic from the Brazilian master composer?Throughout his astounding six-decade career, infiltrating pop, bossa nova, samba, delicate psychedelia, jazz and funk, Marcos Valle has consistently shown a dogged determination to transcend the traditions and structures of bossa nova, whilst never veering away from the movement’s inherent, fundamental spirit. To some extent, his epithet ‘the original Rio beach boy’ is a...

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New Reissue | Emilio Santiago - Emilio Santiago [1975]

New Reissue | Emilio Santiago - Emilio Santiago [1975]

Release date: 27th July 2018 | Format: Vinyl LP | Cat No. FORDIS 04 Far Out Recordings proudly presents the 1975 self-titled debut album from Brazilian vocalist and bossa nova luminary Emilio Santiago. Nicknamed ‘the Nat King Cole of Brazil’, Santiago was a master bossa balladeer and a top-class crooner. But he is known equally for his Brazilian funk, soul and boogie classics. One of his best know is album opener ‘Bananeira’, a party-starting version of the song originally written by Joao Donato and Gilberto Gil. ‘Brother’ is a smooth-grooving killer with great horn arrangements and a huge backing choir,...

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