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Artist Biography For Seu Jorge

Jorge Mário Da Silva Known By His Stage Name Seu Jorge Is A Brazilian Musical Artist Songwriter And Actor. He Is Considered By Many A Renewer Of Brazilian Pop Samba. Seu Jorge Cites Samba Schools And Soul Singer Stevie Wonder As Major Musical Influences. Jorge Is Also Known For His Film Roles As Mané Galinha In The 2002 Film City Of God And As Pelé Dos Santos In The 2004 Film The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou. His Musical Work Has Received Praise From Many Of His Fellow Musicians Including Beck And David Bowie. Seu Jorge Has Gained Exposure Through His Work As An Actor And Soundtrack Composer. He Appeared In The Critically Acclaimed 2002 Film City Of God As Mané Galinha Directed By Filmmakers Fernando Meirelles And Katia Lund And Then Played Pelé Dos Santos In Wes Anderson's The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou For Which He Provided Much Of The Soundtrack In The Form Of Portuguese Language Cover Versions Of David Bowie Classics. Bowie Later Went On To Say About His Cover Album The Life Aquatic Studio Sessions That "had Seu Jorge Not Recorded My Songs In Portuguese I Would Never Have Heard This New Level Of Beauty Which He Has Imbued Them With". In June 2006 He Performed At Bonnaroo Music Festival In Manchester Tennessee And At The Festival Sudoeste TMN In Portugal. He Has Also Performed In 2006 At The Bluesfest In Ottawa Ontario And Performed At The Harbourfront In Toronto Ontario. Jorge's Performances Are Known For Their Excitement As Well As For Getting The Crowd Moving. In January 2010 He Performed With Thievery Corporation At The Austin City Limits. His Album 'América Brasil' Had A Limited Brazilian Release In 2007 Under His Label Cafuné Gravadora Distributed In The UK By Proper Music Distribution. In May 2010 Now-Again Records Announced That Jorge's New Album Seu Jorge & Almaz A Collaboration With Drummer Pupillo And Guitarist Lucio Maia From Nação Zumbi And Bassist And Composer Antonio Pinto Would Be Released In North America Japan Australia And New Zealand On July 27 And In Europe On September 14. The Album Has Been Described As "how Powerful Brazilian Soul Music Can Be". In 2011 He Collaborated With Beck On The Mario C. Remix Of "Tropicália" For The Red Hot Organization's Most Recent Charitable Album Red Hot Rio 2. In 2012 He Collaborated With American Fashion Designer Rachel Roy On A Line Of Sportswear Footwear Jewelry And Handbags. In 2015 He Was Nominated For The 16th Latin Grammy Awards In The Best Brazilian Contemporary Pop Album Category. On September 8 He Performed After Lighting The Cauldron In The 2016 Summer Paralympics Opening Ceremony In Rio De Janeiro. According To A DNA Test Seu Jorge Is 85.1% African 12.9% European And 2% Amerindian. He Belongs To Haplogroup R1b Suggesting That His Paternal Lineage Probably Derives From Western Europe.

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