- Bossa Jazz Vol. 2: Birth of Hard Bossa Jazz '62-73
- Artist: Various Artists
- Format: LP
- Release Date: 1/22/2013
Part Two of Two. 2011 double vinyl LP compilation that explores the Brazilian Jazz groups and artists at the center of the Bossa Nova explosion of the early 1960s, known as 'Samba Jazz' or 'Hard Bossa'. at the end of the 1960s, many Brazilian artists left Brazil for the United States leading to an explosion in fusion where Brazilian music met Jazz and this album includes the work of the most successful of these artists. The album comes with extensive sleeve notes contextualizing the music in it's political and social context within both Brazil and the United States. Soul Jazz.