Jorge Ben

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by Jorge Ben

Biography

Jorge Duilio Lima Menezes, 22 March 1942, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Singer-songwriter and guitarist Ben’s self-taught technique involves a highly skilled and fluent adaptation of samba with conventional western pop. He is often considered to be one of the finest exponents of MPB (Musica Popular Brasileira), a term that acknowledges the continuing evolution of Brazilian music from its roots in samba and bossa nova. His best-known composition, ‘Mas, Que Nada’, has been covered by a... Read more

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mpb
brazilian
samba
bossa nova
brasil
brazil
samba rock
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