Magical Mystery Mix’s 60s Brazilian Samba Jazz Mix

By 01 November, 2019

We’ve got a pretty tantalising mix of early samba jazz and bossa nova for you today courtesy of Dckne and the Magical Mystery Mix crew. Their 60s Brazilian Samba Jazz Mix is a sweet selection of music made in Brazil while bossa nova was blowing up worldwide and before the genres of samba jazz or MPB had really established themselves, featuring many tracks that have since become standards, but here can be heard in different guises.

Here’s Magical Mystery Mix to introduce:

“The aim of the mix is to “unearth” tunes from Brazilian artists that emerged before or during the first period of Bossa Nova. Colourful music which was created during a phase of artistic effervescence that took place earlier in the 1950s in Brazil. A fresh selection of tunes with strong jazz similarities, tinged with Afro-Brazilian rhythms, exotic flavours and joyful percussion.”

Take a listen to the mix below and listen to more from Magical Mystery Mix at

Tracklisting below:

  1. 00:00 João Donato E Seu Trio – Tim Dom Dom
  2. 01:56 Sambalanço Trio – Sambinha
  3. 04:00 Som Tres – Frevo Rasgado
  4. 05:55 Zimbo Trio – Bananeira
  5. 07:46 Os Gatos – Deixa Como Está
  6. 09:39 Deodato & Os Catedraticos – Os Grilos
  7. 11:08 Sambrasa Trio – Lamento Nortista
  8. 13:55 Eumir Deodato – Adriana
  9. 15:56 Pedro Santos – Dual
  10. 18:19 Flora Purim – Jeito Bom de Sofrer
  11. 21:01 Meireles e Os Copa 7 – On Green Dolphin Street
  12. 23:47 Moacir Santos – Coisa n°8
  13. 26:05 Jorge Ben – Lalari-olalà
  14. 28:48 Walter Wanderley – Sambao
  15. 31:02 Som Tres – Jungle
  16. 33:40 Milton Banana & The Oscar Castro-Neves Quartet – Bossa Nova Blues
  17. 36:36 Conjunto 7 de Ouros – Penúltimo
  18. 39:40 Raul De Souza – Jor-Du
  19. 42:29 Brazilian Octopus – Pavane
  20. 45:04 Milton Banana & The Oscar Castro-Neves Quartet – Nao Faz Assim

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