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Various Artists / Soul Jazz Records

Brazil USA 70 - Brazilian Music in the USA in the 1970s

Soul Jazz Records


Released: 7th Jun 2019



Released: 7th Jun 2019


This collection brings together some of the finest works from this period of cultural artistic expression in the usa.

The set comes with extensive notes that explain the path these musicians took from Brazil to the USA and show the political and musical links between Brazil and the USA that created the conditions for this unique fusion of these two distinct cultures, North American Jazz and Brazilian music, that occurred in the 1970s. in the early 1970s, North American jazz musicians were eager to work with upcoming Brazilian musicians. Miles Davis invited Airto Moreira to join his new ‘electric’ band, Dom Um Romao (part of Sérgio Mendes’ legendary Brazil ‘66 in the 1960s) joined the fusion group Weather Report, Flora Purim and Airto both became a part of Chick Corea’s new project Light As A Feather, Wayne Shorter collaborated with Milton Nascimento, George Duke recorded Brazilian Love Affair and so on. 

Brazil USA 70 - Brazilian Music in the USA in the 1970s


  1. Airto - Samba De Flora
  2. Duke Pearson and Flora
  3. Purim - Sandalia Dela
  4. Sérgio Mendes & Brasil '66 - Batucada (The Beat)
  5. Deodato - Skyscrapers
  6. Milton Nascimento - Catavento
  7. Airto - Tombo in 7/4
  8. Luiz Bonfá - Bahia Soul
  9. Dom Um Romao - Braun-Blek-Blu
  10. Moacir Santos - Kathy
  11. João Donato - Almas Irmãs
  12. Sivuca - Ain't No Sunshine
  13. Milton Nascimento - Rio Vermelho
  14. Tamba 4 - Consolation (Consolação)
  15. Flora Purim - Moon Dreams
  16. Dom Um Romao - Escravos de Jo
  17. Airto - Andei (I Walked)