Most of the A side is from the historic performance with Stan Getz at Carnegie Hall in 1964; the B originally came as En Mexico — just after JG moved there in 1974 — featuring his classic Farolito, and Besame Mucho.
All his essential early recordings as a leader, including the first three LPs in their entirety, plus rarities like his originals of Manha de Carnaval, O Nosso Amor and A Felicidade, from the sevens.
Their legendary 1969 collaboration — featuring Whistle Stop, and Airto in full flight.
His debut, 1963 LP, including the hits Mas Que Nada and Chove Chuva. ‘New Style Samba’ — swirling bossa nova in big arrangements, with soaring choruses, lit up by Jorge’s minor-key guitar.
Groovy, fuzzed-out, psychedelic, soulful beat, from late-60s, early-70s Brazil.
Her solo debut in 1970, backed by fellow Mutantes, with arrangements by Rogerio Duprat. A flamboyant, tainted pop album. It doesn’t sound like Nico at all, but its moves put her in mind.
About-turning from the squinty pop apostasy of her solo debut, this follow-up is pure, extravagant Mutantes genius, and a Tropicalia must-have.