Alongside her Feminina album, Tardes Cariocas is an example of Joyce at her best. It is a beautiful collection of songs with haunting melodies, touches of folk influence and a samba tinged rhythm section. Up-tempo numbers like Baracumbara and Nacional kid are the perfect accompaniment to brighten up the morning whilst mellow ballads like Ela, are perfect for a summer sunset. Having been sought after by djs and collectors globally,Tardes Cariocas is Joyce at the peak of her creative and performing talent. A rarity which is now available to a wider audience of jazz and Brazilian music lovers.