All posts filed under “BRAZIL

Havanna Club As time goes by – WunschKlang – WK 8610 Germany 1986

Havanna Club ‎– As time goes by

Havanna Club As time goes by–WunschKlang – WK 8610Germany1986 Relaxed Balearic sounds made in Dortmund, Germany. The whole album feels like holiday, a fresh summer breeze. 1986 marketed as ideal Background music. But there are a lot of very nice and useful tropical tunes to […]

hr Big Band hr Big Band 77 – Hessischer Rundfunk ‎– 66.21294 Germany 1977

hr Big Band – hr Big Band 77

hr Big Bandhr Big Band 77–Hessischer Rundfunk ‎– 66.21294Germany1977 1977 formation of an television big band from a local German TV station (Hessischer Rundfunk). Direction by Heinz Schönberger, Peter Herbolzheimer and Dieter Reith. The album contains some nice tunes in the typical European Big Band […]

Volker Kriegel ‎ Topical Harvest – BASF/MPS Records ‎– 20 228 274 Germany 1976

Volker Kriegel ‎– Topical Harvest

Volker KriegelTopical Harvest–BASF/MPS Records ‎– 20 228 274Germany1976 Another essential German Jazz album on MPS Records (Musik Produktion Schwarzwald) from Villingen, Black Forrest. Volker Kriegel with an amazing musician line up (see the track list with credits below). Hans Peter Ströer, Albert Mangelsdorff, Peter Giger […]

Maracatu ‎– Veronique

Maracatu ‎– Veronique

Maracatu Veronique– mm 001Germany1982 Maracatu Lovely and very seldom seen Brazil and Jazz album by some musicians from a German area that’s called Ruhrgebiet. The record was pressed at the Schallplattenfabrik Pallas GmbH but surly only a small edition, private released. There is no label, […]

Ximo & Judy ‎ Via Brasil – Rillenschlange ‎– RL 11002/83 Germany 1983

Ximo & Judy ‎– Via Brasil

Ximo & Judy ‎Via Brasil–Rillenschlange ‎– RL 11002/83Germany1983 Via Brasil Another essential favorite and long time WIWWG.COM classic when it’s time to open the BRAZIL drawer. Finest Latin Jazz, Bossanova and Brazilian music recorded in Frankfurt, Germany and released on Rillenschlange. The obscure label name is a complex term […]

Matthias Frey ‎ Secret Ingredients – RillenWerke ‎– 8611 Germany 1986

Matthias Frey ‎– Secret Ingredients

Matthias Frey ‎ Secret Ingredients – RillenWerke ‎– 8611 Germany 1986 Yes, that’s the way of Jazz I absolutely love. Catchy, repetitive grooving and also sometimes jumping on and over the edge to to classical music. Partly it comes even with a Balearic breath around. […]

NOAH Turn to the Sun – AR 1182 Germany 1982

NOAH – Turn to the Sun

NOAH Turn to the Sun – AR 1182 Germany 1982 Gemünden (Felda) Hessen, Vogelsbergkreis Privately, self and also the only ever released album by NOAH. Groovy feel good vibes from Gemünden (Felda) Vogelsbergkreis. Don’t worry, this must not sound familiar because it’s a tiny (2767 […]

José Afonso Mein schönes Portugal... – pläne ‎– S 88 120 Germany 1977 José Afonso ‎ Com As Minhas Tamanquinhas – Orfeu ‎– STAT 036 Portugal 1976

José Afonso ‎– Mein schönes Portugal…

José Afonso Mein schönes Portugal… – pläne ‎– S 88 120 Germany 1977         Zeca Afonso Composer Biography   José Afonso, often referred to as Zeca Afonso, was one of the most influential folk and political musicians in Portuguese history. Protest-poetry and […]

Krystyna Prońko ‎ 1980 – Wifon ‎– LP 014 Poland 1980

Krystyna Prońko – 1980

Krystyna Prońko ‎ 1980 – Wifon ‎– LP 014 Poland 1980 Lovely East European album by Krystyna Prońko the amazing Polish singer. From the funky tune SPECJALNE OKAZJE is also a well done Re-Edit by Ptaki available. Released on the vinyl compilation: The Very Polish […]

Trimopen ‎ Freiheit den Rhythmusknechten – Heat, Beat, Meat Records ‎– HBM 001 Germany 1985

Trimopen ‎– Freiheit den Rhythmusknechten

Trimopen ‎ Freiheit den Rhythmusknechten – Heat, Beat, Meat Records ‎– HBM 001 Germany 1985 Sounds a little medically … The group name TRIMOPEN is not easy to remember or pronounce. Even more easy to notice is the well fitting album title “Freiheit den Rhythmusknechten” […]

Pytagoras, Flintsprint, Sloe Gin – Birth Of A New Place

Various ‎ Birth Of A New Place – Offers Musik Produktion ‎– OMP 7813L Germany 1978 Obscure compilation on the German Krautrock/Deutsch-Rock label OFFERS MUSIK PRODUKTION from Heidelberg. Pytagoras, Flintsprint and Sloe Gin that are the names of the three German Prog-Fusion bands seemingly only […]

Orchester José Fernando ‎– Colección Instrumental

Orchester José Fernando ‎– Colección Instrumental

Orchester José Fernando Colección Instrumental – Trend Records ‎– TLP-008 Germany 1985 Organ and Fender Rhodes action on this seldom seen Library Music album on TREND records. Radio, Television, Film and Advertising Backgrounds by Orchester José Fernando. Arrangements by German saxophonist, flutist and clarinetist Fritz […]

Agua Project ‎– Dieci Anni Di Silenzi 1989

Agua Project ‎– Dieci Anni Di Silenzi

Agua Project Dieci Anni Di Silenzi – Lakota Music ‎– LAK Z 299 Italy 1989 A1 Uomo Vero Sound sample of the actual offered copy. With little scratches, plays with some light noises. Late 80s feel good sounds made in Bologna, Italy. Positive vibes in […]

Incognito Five ‎– Music In The Ear

Incognito Five Music In The Ear – Happy Records ‎– HR 2231 Germany 1981 Refresco De Samba Another delicious BRAZIL tune made by Werner Drexler’s Incognito Five with superb Percussion inserts by Freddie Santiago. Tracklist A1 Music In The Ear 2:26 A2 Brazo Gitano 2:38 […]

Hallimasch – Canta

Hallimasch Canta – F 667.399 Germany 1981 Self released and sadly the only record by Hallimasch, a German Afro-Latin-Folk-Jazz band from Düsseldorf. Formed 1976 out of an Folk group from music teacher Hans Engstfeld (brother of Wolfgang Engstfeld) and named after the delicious, but raw toxic, […]

TELE MUSIC ‎– Maxi-Music (Volume 2) TM 3080

TELE MUSIC ‎– Maxi-Music (Volume 2)

Various ‎ Maxi-Music (Volume 2) – Tele Music ‎– TM 3080 France 1980   Probably one of the most interesting Library records from this label. Very useful. Especially in a DJ-context. Funk & Soul, Electronic, Disco, Latin & Brazil … great sounds in many different […]

Mr. Circle ‎– Thi Nam

Mr. Circle Thi Nam – Stockfisch Records ‎– SF 8008 Germany 1981 Thi Nam Good vibes, Brazilian affected, Feel Good Music with the great and catchy voice of Monika Linges. But the hole album is really amazing. So much, so great music. Incredible musician line […]

Mavii ‎– Welt Am Abend

Mavii ‎ Welt Am Abend – 231084 Switzerland 1984 Bossa Nova – Nice “Bossa Nova” tune with German vocals on this great and obviously rare private press New Wave album by Mavii from Switzerland. Mavii B2 Zeichen auf der Stirn (4:12) Tracklist A1 Terroristen (4:58) […]

Sail-Joia ‎– Sail-Joia

Sail-Joia ‎ Sail-Joia – Philips ‎– 6410 950 Netherlands 1977 Go For The Others (Written by Fernando Lameirinhas) Sail-Joia – The essential first SAIL-JOIA album. A record that everyone, that is interested in Brazilian Music that comes not from Brazil, should own. Contains the great […]

Jazz, Rock – Nachwuchswettbewerb Pop ’79

Various ‎ Jazz, Rock – Nachwuchswettbewerb Pop ’79 – Philips ‎– 6449 011 Germany 1980 FREE (Seawind) ANNE HAIGIS Interesting NACHWUCHSWETTBEWERB ’79 compilation by the Deutsche Phono-Akademie. Contains some exclusive and nowhere else released debut recordings by Martin Müller, Ex Ovo Pro, Matter Of Taste, Rozz […]

Folk – Nachwuchs Festival Pop ’79

Various ‎ Folk – Nachwuchs Festival Pop ’79 – Philips ‎– 6449 012 Germany 1980 Das einsame Schwein Surely a lot of interesting and seldom heard stuff for real Folk-Heads on this compilation by the Deutsche Phono-Akademie. But for me was there only one relevant and […]

Orchester Dave Martin ‎– Musik für schöne Stunden

Orchester Dave Martin MUSIK FÜR SCHÖNE STUNDEN – Altaxon ‎– AL-1025 Germany 1981 My Delights Catchy and slightly kitschy Bossa tune by Orchester Dave Martin released on the German Altaxon Records Library Music label. Dave Martin is just an more international sounding pseudonym for the […]

Greetje Kauffeld ‎– And Let The Music Play

Greetje Kauffeld ‎ And Let The Music Play – Polydor ‎– 2480 228 Germany 1974 Tristeza Lovely Brazilian music recorded at Rhenus-Studio Cologne, Germany by some really great Jazz musicians around the wonderful Dutch jazz singer Greetje Kauffeld. Amazing Musician Line-Up. On TRISTEZA for example […]


Real Ax Band NICHT STEHENBLEIBEN/ MOVE YOUR ASS IN TIME – April Records ‎– april II/0009 Germany 1977 Samba Mortale Fast German Krautrock-Samba, carried through the fascinating vocals by Maria Archer. Also my long time favorite on this album full of fantastic grooves, interesting instrumentation […]

Heidelinde Weis ‎– Aber Träume hatt’ ich viel

Heidelinde Weis Aber Träume hatt’ ich viel – Hansa/Der andere Song ‎– 200 835-365 Germany 1979 Kannst du dich erinnern Some slightly balearic influenced grooves, German Soul, Bossa Nova and also some more futuristic 80tees sounds on the third album by Heidelinde Weis with musical […]

Heidelinde Weis ‎– So ein Narr bin ich…

Heidelinde Weis So ein Narr bin ich… – Intercord ‎– INT 160.050 Germany 1976 Der Supermann Wah wah sounds, tight drums, groovy bass lines, funky horns and the ironic song-lyrics about THE SUPER GUY. Slick, solid Soul Music made in Germany (Union Studios, Munich). Tracklist […]

Heidelinde Weis ‎– So sing ich

Heidelinde Weis So sing ich – Intercord ‎– 26 486-1 U Germany 1975 Hans Emmerich Dope Rare Groove sung in German. Great tune and one of my long time GERMAN SOUL favorites. Bettgeflüster This first album by Austrian (theatre and television) actress and songstress Heidelinde […]

Mary Roos ‎– Mary Roos

Mary Roos Mary Roos – CBS, Stern Musik ‎– S 64171 Germany 1970 Blauer Montag The German Schlager-singer Mary Roos has released a couple of wonderful Bossa Nova and slightly Brazil influenced tunes but this one is her absolutely bright highlight in this direction. BLAUER […]

Mato Grosso ‎– Ritmo Do Brasil

Mato Grosso Ritmo Do Brasil – Happy Bird ‎– B 90030 Germany So Danco Samba Super nice Brazilian album from Germany contains SO DANCO SAMBA (Antonio Carlos Jobim), BIM BOM (João Gilberto) and many other great vocal Bossa Nova, Samba, MPB tunes. MATO GROSSO was […]

El Calefón ‎– Salir Del Agujero

El Calefón Salir Del Agujero – La Ducha Records ‎– OGT 13 Switzerland Quando Lembro The wonderful Brazil tune QUANDO LEMBRO is surely one of the bright highlights on this versatilely Swiss vinyl kickshaw. Modern Latin Music – no Room in the Stew-pot The group […]

Florian Poser’s Lifeline ‎– Linie 2

Florian Poser’s Lifeline Linie 2 ‎– Pläne Verlag ‎– 88280 Germany 1981 Come Down To Brazilia Another groovy BRAZILIAN EXPERIENCE by Florian Poser’s Lifeline.     HHV Schnellbahn-Linienplan   U2 (Niendorf Nord – Mümmelmannsberg) LINIE 2 was already the second album by LIFELINE, the […]

Jørgen Ingmann ‎– Boink!

Jørgen Ingmann Boink! – Metronome ‎– MLP 15345 Germany 1969 This Guy’s In Love With You Funny Easy Listening album by the Danish guitarist Jørgen Ingmann that that contains this smartish whistled version of Herb Alpert’s THIS GUYS’S IN LOVE WITH YOU. Herb Alpert – […]

Invaders Steelband ‎– Gimme Dat

Invaders Steelband Gimme Dat – Telefunken ‎– 6.23 422 Germany 1977 Watermelon Man Another funky Steelband jam that delivers many crisp Caribbean-Beat versions of popular 70s music and some Funk & Soul. Especially the funny version of WATERMELON MAN catches me. Furthermore this album contains […]

The Mladen Franko Group ‎– Piano On The Road

The Mladen Franko Group Piano On The Road – Intersound ‎– ISST 181 Germany 1989 Samba For U SAMBA FOR U, written by Ulrich Wenzel, is a funny grooving piano tune supplemented with froggy synths and some plastic beats. Recorded at MLADEN FRANKO STUDIO and […]

Rock von der Lahn – No.2

Rock von der Lahn – No.2 Various Artists – Al Capone Records Germany 1984 Samba SAMBA [5.15 min] by Ouga is an awesome track. A Bossa sledge with storming catchy female vocals, sung in Spanish if I got that right. Wonderful Brazilian music made in […]

Monika Linges Quartet ‎– Songing

Monika Linges Quartet ‎ Songing – NABEL ‎– NBL 8415 Germany 1984 Samba De Coração Lovely Brazilian music recorded in Cologne by the Jazz Quartett of the wonderful female singer Monika Linges from Aachen, Germany. Released on the very likable NABEL (belly button) record label. […]

Sinto ‎– Sonho Negro

Sinto ‎ Sonho Negro – AMAYANA ‎– A 4506 Germany 1978 Feeling Right At the time I discovered this nicely made album by the formation around the German violinist, jazz musician and composer Hannes Beckmann I enjoyed and played often, but not ever understood by […]

Mary Roos ‎– Woraus meine Lieder sind

Mary Roos Woraus meine Lieder sind – CBS ‎– S 61 628 Germany 1972 Morgens um Fünf The super lovely vocal tune MORGENS UM FÜNF (Five O’Clock In The Morning) is my long time favorite on this album by the outstanding female German singer Mary Roos. […]

Lino / P. Castiglione ‎– Clouds

Lino / Pasquale Castiglione Clouds – Octopus Records ‎– OTP 0293 Italy 1975 Games The slightly African influenced and extraordinary grooving flute tune GAMES is my long time favorite on this lovely Italian Library album. Hot Groovy Records As many Italian Library and Soundtrack albums […]

Jiggs Whigham ‎– Hope

Jiggs Whigham Hope – Telefunken – 6.23008 Germany 1977 Absolutely Knot HOPE is a very delicious, high quality German Jazz release. Jiggs Whigham, an excellent trombonist, recorded this album 1976 in Cologne with some great European Jazz musicians. Contains the lovely ABSOLUTELY KNOT with a […]

The Butterflies ‎– Come On Sing Along

The Butterflies Come On Sing Along – Golden Ring Records ‎– A 30 015 RM Germany La Route Sur Paris Golden Ring Library album that contains the groovy LA ROUTE SUR PARIS and other nice’n easy Soul, Scat Vocal and Bossanova tunes by THE BUTTERFLIES […]

Guenter Platzek ‎– Wintergarden

Guenter Platzek Wintergarden – Selected Sound ‎– ST 120 Germany 1979 Midnight Train The cover looks rather cheesy but this is actual one of my favorite Selected Sound library albums. For MIDNIGHT TRAIN with 122 BPM the “FOR DANCING” label fits very good. Tracklist A1 […]

Rachel Gould – Chet Baker ‎– All Blues

Rachel Gould – Chet Baker All Blues – Bingow Records ‎– BGW 3103 France 1979 Phil’s Bossa Sweet and wonderful female vocal Bossa tune written by guitar player John Paul Florens. My little highlight on this in general great and relaxed Jazz album by vocalist […]

Evaldo Montenovo ‎– Cataratas

Evaldo Montenovo Cataratas ‎– Telefunken ‎– 6.23713 AS Germany 1979 Munzue Really lovely Brazilian feel-good-music recorded (Studio 70, Munich) and pressed on vinyl in Germany. Tracklist A1 Munzue 3:37 A2 O Passaro Na Mao 3:55 A3 Ana Maria 3:21 A4 6/8:2=3/4 3:09 A5 Amor Imaginado […]

Marianne Mendt ‎– Lieder Songs Schlager

Marianne MendtLieder Songs Schlager–Columbia ‎– 1C 062-33 131Germany1974 Lovely album by the Austrian singer and actress Marianne Mendt. Arranged by Hans Salomon, Karl Kowarik and Richard Österreicher. Contains some some soft and soulful sung in German tunes with a slightly Brazilian tingle. Check availability of […]