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Jorge Ben


Jorge Ben is a musician born March 22, 1942, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (in 1988, Ben changed his name to Jorge Ben Jor, due to the fact that the international rights for his songs were going to George Benson). Jorge Ben, considered the father of Brazilian (together with Tim Maia, who came next), rose to fame with his album Samba Esquema Novo (1963). His music has a very particular style, which fuses , and ; his lyrics blend humor and satire and is sometimes reminiscent of the themes of Rio de Janeiro's samba schools.

Albums Jorge Ben

15 played on Radionomy

  • Gold

  • Bossa Nova: A Different Beat

  • 1958-2008 50 Años De Bossa Nova: La Colección Definitiva

  • Sampled! (Jazz Club)

  • Música Bonita

  • Pure Brazil: Feijoada

  • Pure Brazil: Samba Soul Groove

  • Pure Brazil: Caipirinha

  • Feijoada

  • Essential Brazilian Flavas

  • Trip To Brazil Vol. 3: l Back To Bossa

  • Brazilica!

  • The Brazilian Job (Mixed by DJ Marky)

  • Dancefloor Jazz, Volume 4: Light My Fire

  • Brazil Classics 1: Beleza Tropical