Far Out Recordings

REVIEW Marcos Valle – Sempre

By 21 June, 2019

Love him or leave him, there’s surely no denying that the sun-kissed beach boy from Rio has a felicitous way with a toon. Like Burt Bacharach and Paul McCartney, melody must be in his DNA. Purists might disapprove... Read Article

Amaro Freitas @ Ronnie Scott’s (2nd Nov 2018)

By 13 November, 2018

Following the release of his critically-acclaimed second album Rasif, Amaro Freitas‘ trio brought their European tour to London’s legendary jazz club, Ronnie Scott’s, on November 2nd. Hailing from Recife in north-east Brazil, Amaro Freitas’ sound not only blends different styles... Read Article

REVIEW Amaro Freitas – Rasif

By 23 October, 2018

Brazilian contemporary jazz has another great representative: Amaro Freitas. From Recife, in north-eastern Brazil, the young pianist combines classic jazz with his musical roots, such as the Afro-Brazilian maracatu and the carnival sounds of frevo and baião. In... Read Article

Best Reissues of 2016

By 20 December, 2016

Considering the amount of Brazilian reissues that came out this year we felt compelled to bring a few of the finest to your attention, as well as a compilation from a stone-cold Colombian legend and some really nice classic cumbia... Read Article

REVIEW Azymuth – Outubro

By 17 June, 2016

The release of Outubro back in 1980 signified the beginning of a highly productive period for jazz-funk trio Azymuth on the illustrious New York label Milestone Records. Swiftly following on from Light As A Feather, it features seven well-conceived original works in... Read Article