Saturday, August 2, 2008

Moacir Santos - Coisas

This one is probably well-known to anyone who knowns anything at all about brazilian music beyond a "Best Of Bossa" compilation, but to me it came as a wonderful discovery. A samba/jazz album of breathtaking beauty, the most likely contender to my "Discovery of the Year". People who trust my musical taste at all must go and hear it right now.
You can read an excellent overview of this album at The New York Times Essential Library of Jazz: A Critic's Guide to the 100 Most Important Recordings on GoogleBooks; I will also put three scans from the book below.

The album is available at the great SacundinBenBlog in 320kbps, or here (rapidshare), not sure what the bitrate is.


Moacir Santos - Coisas, 1965
1. Coisa n° 4 (Nanã)
2. Coisa n° 10
3. Coisa n° 5
4. Coisa n° 3
5. Coisa n° 2
6. Coisa n° 9
7. Coisa n° 6
8. Coisa n° 7 (Quem é Que Não Chora)
9. Coisa n° 1
10. Coisa n° 8 (Navegação)




9 comments:

  1. like the arrangements and music itself! thanks a lot for guiding.

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  2. Stunning album. I'm familiar with it but glad to see more exposure :)

    - ToniK

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  3. Many thanks for sharing this rarity - much appreciated!.

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  5. As usual another great post. Thank you very much!

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  6. I'VE HEARD SANTOS WAS THE TEACHER OF A YOUNG AIRTO-BEAUTIFUL,BIG THANX!

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  7. What's the music got to do with the voyeuristic image?

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  8. Do you mean the header image? Can you see what she's holding in her left hand?

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