Sivuca

Sivuca


The first U.S. vinyl reissue of the Brazilian multi-instrumentalist Sivuca's self-titled set for Vanguard, we have this on clear with red and yellow swirl vinyl.

IN-STOCK: Ships free for members. Other shipping options available at checkout.

Nutrition Facts

VMP Exclusive Pressing

This record was pressed by VMP and you can't get this specific variation anywhere else.

Exclusive Features

color Clear with red and yellow swirl
foil stamped Yes
numbered Yes

Other Features

exclusive VMP Exclusive
jacket style Direct-To-Board
jacket type Single
label Real Gone
pressing location Gotta Groove Records
release type Reissue

By the Numbers


1LP

format

1973

original release year

331/3
rpm

speed

500

total pressing quantity

12
inch

vinyl size

standard

weight

Description


Noted composer, arranger, and accordionist, Sivuca developed a very successful international solo career after having performed with Baden Powell, Toots Thielemans, Chiquinho do Acordeon, Radamés Gnattali, Rosinha de Valença, Waldir Azevedo, Harry Belafonte, and Miriam Makeba, among many others. On the cover photograph, Sivuca may resemble an elf whose voice one would expect to be a high falsetto chirp, accompanied by the thrummed acoustic he has in hand. With white locks and a full beard, staring delightfully into the skin of his own eyelids, Sivuca has an ecstatic smile that is only half an indication of the joy this album contains. That is to say it is somewhat aesthetically deceptive. Additionally, given the fact that the album originally appeared on Vanguard, it would be predictable that it could be a folk exploration similar to those of the late John Fahey, who also recorded for the label periodically. However, the label also specialized in diversity, and Sivuca is a composer with one of the most far-reaching and exotic repertoires that the legendary label released. With Latin jazz, folk, and bossa nova of the highest order, as well as arrangements that touch on Sergio Mendes, this album should hold great appeal for fans of the Jorge Ben, Caetano Veloso, and Gilberto Gil axis of Brazilian music.

Categories


Tracklist


More Music, Less Stress

text-1

Join the club for more perks.

VMP members receive our exclusive Records of the Month and special access to other limited titles. Starting at $33/month. Check it out

text-2

We’ll make it right.

Should the unspeakable happen and you receive a damaged record, we’ll do everything in our power to address it. Learn more about our Damage + Return policy

Shopping Cart

Your cart is currently empty.

Continue Browsing
Free shipping for members IconFree shipping for members
Safe & secure checkout IconSafe & secure checkout
International shipping IconInternational shipping
Quality guarantee IconQuality guarantee