Chill: Brazil, Vol. 2

Chill: Brazil, Vol. 2

     
 

You might expect a two-CD set of languorous Brazilian grooves curated by bossa nova diva Joyce to go heavy on the classics. You'd be about half right. She knows enough to please with undulating tracks by Tom Jobim and João Gilberto, as well as some lighter MPB classics from Jorge Benjor, Gilberto Gil, and Milton Nascimento. But what…  See more details below

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You might expect a two-CD set of languorous Brazilian grooves curated by bossa nova diva Joyce to go heavy on the classics. You'd be about half right. She knows enough to please with undulating tracks by Tom Jobim and João Gilberto, as well as some lighter MPB classics from Jorge Benjor, Gilberto Gil, and Milton Nascimento. But what really sets this set apart is the distinctly Brazilian sensibility in the selections. Few non-natives would choose tracks by soulman Tim Maia, jazz queen Tania Maria, or funky fusioneers such as Azymuth. Joyce takes care to acknowledge today's hitmakers, too, with electronics-heavy selections from Bebel Gilberto and Kaleidoscopio. The resultant mix sounds closer to the sound of a hip Rio lounge than almost anything else you're likely to find.

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - David Jeffries
A collection of "38 sexy soul bossa tracks," Chill: Brazil, Vol. 2 benefits from being compiled by Brazilian singer/songwriter Joyce. It's a bit more up and down than you'd expect from an album with "chill" on the cover, but things never get too chaotic. Joyce focuses on the more organic with a few modern-day electronic artists snuck in (ZUCO 103, In Soul). Marcus Vinicius does the "soft-mixing" and his sense of pace in near perfect (light and acoustic bossa nova to start the discs, trippy electronica to finish them). The only speed bump is a complex Hermeto Pascoal number, which is great, but it may lead some to question how "chill" it is. Those looking for a little unwinding with music that isn't vapid and has that slinky Brazilian flavor should be very pleased.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/30/2003
Label:
Warner Music France
UPC:
0825646057924
catalogNumber:
460579
Rank:
75032

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. Demorô  -  Joyce
  2. She's a Carioca  - Antonio Carlos Jobim
  3. Triste  - João Gilberto
  4. Espelhos d'Agua  - Preta Gil
  5. Ana Maria  - Milton Nascimento
  6. Tudo Por Acaso  - Tania Maya
  7. Mas Não Dá  - Sonia Rosa
  8. Up, Up & Away  - Osmar Milito
  9. O Lugar Do Nosso Amor  - Gilberto Gil
  10. Sidarta  - Johnny Alf
  11. Tamborim, Cuica, Ganzá E Berimbau  -  Azymuth
  12. Balanço Zona Sul  -  Conjunto Som 4
  13. Crickets Sing for Ana Maria  - Marcos Valle
  14. Mas Que Nada  - Zé Maria
  15. Arrastão  -  Zezinho
  16. Bebete Vãobora  -  Pedroti
  17. Sem Complicação  - Rose Max
  18. Algo Sobre Nós  - Tutty Moreno
  19. Drum'n Bossa  -  In Soul

Disc 2

  1. So Nice  - Bebel Gilberto
  2. Samba de Uma Nota Só  - Antonio Carlos Jobim
  3. 'S Wonderful  - João Gilberto
  4. Febril  - Gilberto Gil
  5. Tem Que Valer  -  Kaleidoscópio
  6. Minha Namorada
  7. Quem Te Viu, Quem Te Vê  - Sonia Rosa
  8. Cantar  - Paula Toller
  9. Céu Lilás  - Rose Max
  10. Quem Vai Dizer Tchau?  - Tania Maya
  11. Não Vá Ainda  - Zélia Duncan
  12. Precisando de Amor  - Preta Gil
  13. Beleza E Canção  - Milton Nascimento
  14. Maracatu Atômico  - Osmar Milito
  15. Samba Do Avião  - Ze Maria E Seu Orgao
  16. Batuque  - Marcos Valle
  17. Suite Norte Sul Leste Oeste  - Hermeto Pascoal
  18. Outro Lado  -  Zuco 103
  19. Samba Do Morro  -  Macumbalada

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Jorge Ben   Guest Appearance
Max Rose   Vocals,Guest Appearance
Rose Max   Vocals,Guest Appearance

Technical Credits

George Gershwin   Composer
Jorge Ben   Composer
Edú Lobo   Composer
Milton Nascimento   Composer,Producer
Vinícius de Moraes   Composer
Gilberto Gil   Composer
Wayne Shorter   Composer
Jimmy Webb   Composer
Alex Malheiros   Composer
Mario Caldato   Producer
Ira Gershwin   Composer
Norman Gimbel   Composer
Antonio Carlos Jobim   Composer
Helen Keane   Producer
Tommy LiPuma   Producer
Liminha   Producer
Antoine Midani   Producer
Hermeto Pascoal   Composer,Producer
Marcos Valle   Composer
Nando Reis   Composer
Charles Webster   Producer,Remixing
Carlos Lyra   Composer
Johnny Alf   Composer
Ray Gilbert   Composer
Guto Graça Mello   Producer
Tom Capone   Producer
Chico Buarque de Hollanda   Composer
Guilherme Vergueiro   Composer
Tito Madi   Composer
Jorge Mautner   Composer
Claudio Rabello   Composer
Fernando Brant   Composer
Paulo Sérgio Valle   Composer
Jimmy Web   Composer
Ricardo Garcia   Mastering
Lenine   Composer
Christiaan Oyens   Composer
Peu Meurrahy   Composer
Marco Zappala   Composer,Producer
Plinio Gomes   Producer
Janaina Lima   Composer
Gui Boratto   Composer
Ramatis Moraes   Composer
Nelson Jacobina   Composer
Samuel Braga   Composer

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