best of bossa novas – Duncan Lamont

Best of Bossa Nova - Duncan Lamont

Tasty tasty tasty – a very nice buy today for a cool 50-new-english-pennies.  Duncan Lamont in fine fine style on this 1970 MFP release.  Big fat upright bass, swinging-rythm-sticks, a nice alto-sax and some fine playing on the old ivories – all arranged superbly in an improv-jazz style – at times quite funky indeed !

To quote the notes – “Eight leading musicians, each an artist in his own right, each recognized for his own particular style and technique, have joined forces under a common banner – namely that of Bossa Nova“.

A call-to arms it would appear from the old-jazzers…   Forget the Rockers-n-Teds from the 50s, the Kool-Aid-wig-out-kids of the 60s, Punks (blaaahhh) – and don’t even bother mentioning Accciiiiiddddddd … The REAL REVOLUTION sure as hell was not televised, but emerged writhing from mono-players across land – “induing a feeling of complete harmony and relaxation – a state of mind which few other forms of music can help to attain”. – YEAH !

Best of Bossa Nova - Duncan Lamont

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  1. oh yes, i have this one too. Our Dunc plays a mean One Note Samba!

  2. […] has featured on this blog before, when my colleague posted his first Latin collection for MFP here. And if you look closely you’ll notice they used the same girl on the sleeve, probably from […]


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