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The Unmistakeable Sound of Independence since 1978 | Call to order: +44 (0)20 8996 3120
The Percussion Collection collects together three rare out of print albums:
A COAT OF MANY COLOURS - World Drummers Ensemble
ONE - Pete Lockett’s Network of Sparks
GO BETWEEN - The New Percussion Group of Amsterdam
For many, bossa nova is defined by the first three albums of Joao Gilberto and it has been said that if bossa found its Jesus in Gilberto, Its god was Antonio Carlos Jobim, a songwriting genius, who effortlessly composed much of the movement's prodigious songbook.
Baritone vocalist, percussionist, bandleader Machito and his brother-in-law, the arranger Mario Bauzá were first to create a musical dialogue between Cuban music and jazz. Bauzá, it was, who in 1938 persuaded Machito to follow him to New York in search of opportunities which were not available at home in Havana. It was a bold move. "If we have to starve, we'll starve together," Bauza wrote.
Os Afro-Sambas is an absolute stunner. One of the most exquisite pieces of Brazilian music ever recorded, it is combined on this edition with the intimate, irresistible, A Vontade, Baden’s most successful solo LP of the period and one of his finest achievements.