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Artist Biography For Jorge Ben

Jorge Duílio Lima Meneses Known Professionally As Jorge Ben Jor And Previously As Jorge Ben Is A Brazilian Singer Songwriter And Musician. His Characteristic Style Fuses Rock And Roll Samba Bossa Nova Jazz Maracatu Funk Ska And Even Hip Hop With Lyrics That Mix Humor And Satire As Well As Themes Esoteric. Jorge's Work Has A Unique Importance For Brazilian Music As It Incorporates New Elements In Swing And Guitar Playing With Characteristics Of North American Rock Soul And Funk. Furthermore He Brought Arab And African Influences Coming From His Mother Born In Ethiopia. He Influenced Sambalanço And Samba-Rock And Was Covered And Honored By Countless Exponents Of The New Generations Of Brazilian Music Such As Mundo Livre S/A Os Paralamas Do Sucesso Skank Fernanda Abreu Racionais MC's And Belô Velloso. Jorge Ben Jor Exploded With The Song "Mas Que Nada!" And Soon After Ratified His Talent With Another Great Hit "Chove Chuva". Two Songs That Were Neither Bossa Nova Nor Samba. Purists Thought His Music Was Too Modern. It Was Difficult For Musicians At The Time To Follow Him So Much So That His First Albums Were Recorded With A Group That Played Samba Jazz At Beco Das Garrafas Meirelles E Os Copa 5 Led By Saxophonist J. T. Meirelles.

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