My 50 Favorite Brazilian Recordings (Part One)

In this special feature for paid subscribers, I try to construct the ultimate Brazilian playlist

Here’s a special feature for paid subscribers to The Honest Broker—a guide to my 50 favorite recordings of Brazilian music. I plan to publish this survey in three installments. Here are the first 20 titles, which take us from Laurindo Almeida to the debut work of João Gilberto. The albums are listed in alphabetical order, by artist. Happy listening!

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