‘mais kriola’ first appeared on brazilian beats brooklyn compilation put together by greg caz and sean marquand for us in 2006. it’s a lovely laid back mid tempo boogie/soul/fusion jam. originally appeared on matheus self-titled lp from 1975.
‘maita’ is a wonderful piece of warm, upbeat mpb from doris monteiro. originally appeared on her ‘agora’ lp from 1976, released by odeon.
beginners guide to bossa nova features tracks from marcos valle, sylvia telles, carlos lyra, joao donato, edu lobo, johnny alf, roberto menescal plus other artists who launched their careers in this golden time for brazilian music