Jorge Ben Jor

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2010

    Os Mutantes: The Best Band You've Probably Never Heard Of

    Pink Floit via Flickr​Os Mutantes were one of the most influential rock groups to emerge during the late '60s in Brazil. The band - initially a trio with Rita Lee, Arnaldo Baptista and his brother Sergio Dias) fell under the graces of the founders of the Tropicalismo movement, Brazil's respons ... More >>

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    May 21, 2009

    Sonidos Y Mas: Marcio Local

    Ernest Barteldes Marcio Local Says Don Day Don Dree Don Don: Adventures in Samba Soul www.luakabop.comDuring the late '60s and early '70s, Brazilian songwriters like the late Tim Maia and Jorge Ben became increasingly frustrated with the creative limitations of samba, and also felt out of place wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    Tonight: Jesse Harris at Warehouse Live

    Best known for his work as a songwriter and guitarist with Norah Jones - he penned several songs for her first two albums, including the Grammy-winning "Don't Know Why" - New York-born Jesse Harris has had a long career in his own right, and as a producer and touring sideman for the likes of Sasha D ... More >>

  • Music

    December 27, 2001

    Travail-less Travels

    Putumayo and Rough Guide samplers offer up armchair adventures for jittery Americans

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    October 4, 2001
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    January 14, 1999