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artist: Artists Jorge Benjor

  • hip-deep August 11, 2016

    The Tropical Soul of Jorge Ben Jor

    Jorge Ben Jor first began to experiment with fusions of samba, bossa nova, rhythm & blues and soul in the early 1960s. Together with Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil, he participated in Brazil’s watershed cultural movement, Tropicália, in the late … Read more »

  • blog November 18, 2013

    Jorge Benjor- Live at BB King Blues Club & Grill

    Just how big of a star is Jorge Benjor among fans of Brazilian music? Sunday night a line stretched around the block at Times Square as people showed up hours in advance to hear his set at BB King Blues … Read more »

  • blog November 12, 2013

    Jorge Benjor Concert Preview

    We’ve been on a Brazilian music kick lately here at Afropop. Last week we sponsored the debut American screening of a great new documentary on Tropicália. And the week before we listed our favorite early Gilberto Gil classics as we … Read more »

  • blog August 8, 2004

    Discography: The Tropical Soul of Jorge Benjor

    The Tropical Soul of Jorge Benjor   Also look for these recommended titles. Jorge Benjor “Samba Esquema Novo” (Philips 1963) Jorge Benjor “Africa Brasil” (Philips 1976) Jorge Benjor “23” (Warner Music Brasil 1993) Jorge Benjor “Musicas Para Tocar Em Elevador” (Sony-Brasil 1997, Epic 1997) … Read more »

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