The Brazilian organist whose sound was more recognizable than any other organist, Walter Wanderley recorded often during the '60s for Verve labels, including his biggest hit, 1966's "Samba de Verão." That song and 13 others from 1964-1966 are included on the solid yet brief compilation Pure Bossa Nova. Aside from the hit, highlights appear with "Vivo Sonhando," "Berimbau," and "Song of the Jet (Sambo do Avião)."
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AllMusic Review by John Bush