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  • 1. Copacabana Sadia
  • 2. Obvio
  • 3. Que Signo Voce E?
  • 4. Agre Doce
  • 5. Rio Sinal Verde
  • 6. Super Sensivel
  • 7. Hora H
  • 8. Pedras De Cristal
  • 9. Via Aerea
  • 10. Entrego A Deus

Junior Mendes is best known for his collaborations with Tim Maia and Banda Black Rio, he is considered to be a pivotal figure in the Brazilan jazz/funk movement in the 70's. This LP, his only solo effort, is super rare and hard to find! First time reissue via Athens Of The North - recommended!

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Multi talented UK Jazz Pianist Greg Foat has teamed up with Mercury Award nominated "The Bees" member and multi instrumentalist Warren Hampshire to collaborate...
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Henry Thomas & RiseMy Dreams Are CloudedAthens Of The North
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Fruit's fleeting existence was only recently revealed by the discovery of a few unsold copies of their sole 1978 single "Say It" - a cult...
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Second reissue on AOTN from Billy Bruner's T'Spoon from his obscure Oil Capital label. 'If You Dance Tonight' is a solid, rare boogie spin and...
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