WALTER WANDERLEY

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Organist from Sao Paulo Brasil. A Brazilian organist/composer who stumbled upon a gold mine in the 1960s, Walter Wanderley has been resurrected posthumously in the 1990s, a purveyor of lounge music for a young generation. Yet his sound on the organ, generated by a crisp, lightweight, staccato attack, can be mistaken for no one else's - and his choice of material showed much good taste, particularly when exploring his countrymen' s songs. Although his most popular records contained only a minimum of melodic jazz improvisation, he could stretch out when he wanted to. Wanderley started playing the piano at age 5, taking a year of theory at 12, and well before he was out of his teens, he moved to São Paulo and got a recording contract. Juxtaposing American hits and Afro-Cuban dance music, he built a following in Brazil during the 1950s, and by the early-'60s, he was immersed read more...
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Brazil's Greatest HitsBrazil's Greatest Hits
GNP Crescendo Records 2010
$14.98
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MoondreamsMoondreams
Universal/a&M
$16.90 (used)
Rain ForestRain Forest
Polygram Records 1998
$35.99
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Samba No Esquema de Walter WanderleySamba No Esquema de Walter Wanderley
Blue Note Records 2008
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When It Was DoneWhen It Was Done
Universal/a&M
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The Return Of The Original (Digitally Remastered)The Return Of The Original (Digitally Remastered)
Essential Media Group 2014
$11.22
$9.97 (used)
Walter Wanderly Rain Forest Original Stereo release on Verve V6 8658 Bossa Nova Latin Vinyl (1966)Walter Wanderly Rain Forest Original Stereo release on Verve V6 8658 Bossa Nova Latin Vinyl (1966)
Verve Records
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WALTER WANDERLEY Sucessos Dançantes em Ritmo de Romance album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sucessos Dançantes em Ritmo de Romance
Exotica 1961
WALTER WANDERLEY Organ-Ized album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Organ-Ized
Exotica 1964
WALTER WANDERLEY Rain Forest album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rain Forest
Exotica 1966
WALTER WANDERLEY From Rio With Love album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
From Rio With Love
Exotica 1966
WALTER WANDERLEY Batucada album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Batucada
Exotica 1967
WALTER WANDERLEY When It Was Done album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
When It Was Done
Bossa Nova 1968
WALTER WANDERLEY Moondreams album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Moondreams
Bossa Nova 1969

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WALTER WANDERLEY Talkin' Verve album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Talkin' Verve
Exotica 1998
WALTER WANDERLEY Hammond Bossa From Brasil album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hammond Bossa From Brasil
Exotica 2007
WALTER WANDERLEY Now Playing Walter Wanderley album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Now Playing Walter Wanderley
Exotica 2015

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