Jorge Ben obtained his first pandeiro (Brazil's most popular type of tambourine) when he was thirteen, and two years later he was singing in a church choir. He also took part in the blocos of Carnival as a pandeiro player, and from eighteen years of age he began performing at parties and nightclubs with the guitar his mother had given him. It was at one of those clubs that his musical ... Read more in Amazon's Jorge Ben Store
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5.0 out of 5 starsGreat best-of, covering his best material1 Jan 2002
By DJ Joe Sixpack - Published on Amazon.com
This is an ace bunny killer selection of material from Jorge Ben's stint on the Philips label, which is without question his best period. There's plenty of other great songs that could have been included, but if you want a great introduction to his work, this is one of your best options. Highly recommended.
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5.0 out of 5 starsMy favorite right now.6 Sep 2013
By CJACKSON - Published on Amazon.com
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I love this artist! He's my favorite to jog to. Very up tempo and even though I can't understand a lick of Portuguese, I still love how he sings and sounds.