Posts Tagged 'Far Out Recordings'

Sabrina’s Latest is Album of Summer

In the crowded genre of Brazilian Samba and Bossa Nova, Sabrina Malheiros stands out, making her mark as an artist transforming Brazilian music for a new generation.


Azymuth @ Ronnie Scott’s

Inventors of Samba Doido (Crazy Samba) the Brazilian electric three-piece Azymuth have been making funk jazz infused with samba and other tropical rhythms since the early 70s.


Raf Vilar @ Momo’s

Raf Vilar moves seamlessly between Portuguese and English through tracks that evoke bossa nova, folk and samba of 60’s and 70’s Brazil whilst incorporating global jazz and electronica.

Raf Vilar — Bossa Me

Raf Vilar — Studies In Bossa

Raf Vilar’s Studies In Bossa opener is a Samba opus that immediately transports the listener to a Brazilian sambódromo, sunny lead cavaquinho presses the song’s chest and guarantees jittery feet. The beautiful “Bossa Me” follows, slowing the pace drastically with

Sabrina Malheiros @ Jazz Club Soho

Rio’s original nu-bossa star Sabrina Malheiros, daughter of Alex Malheiros, bassist of legendary Brazilian band Azymuth, plays the Jazz Pizza Express Soho in March.

Afro-Beat Airways: West African Shock Waves

The end of the noughties turned out to be something of a golden age for rare African and Latin American music, with labels like Soundway and Far Out travelling the globe to unearth a host of long-forgotten gems.

Far Out Spaced Odyssey Volumes 1 & 2

The prolific Far Out Records dig around in their already well mined archives for a 24 track compilation that brings together different strands of psychedelic Brazilian music and it’s influences, and pleasingly it all comes together with some success.

Os Ipanemas – Far from the Beach

Far from Ipanema, the bossa emperors strike back The ‘beco das garrafas’, in Rio de Janeiro, is the legendary alley which witnessed the birth of world-renowned Brasilian bossa nova. It was right here that, in 1964, Wilson das Neves and