Jorge Ben

Jorge Ben Jor is one of the legendary greats of Brazilian music.

He penned 'that' Brazilian record 'Mas Que Nada' famously covered by Sergio Mendes, along with hundreds of others. Ben's Taj Mahal, 'influenced' Rod Stewarts hit 'Do You Think I'm Sexy?' after he heard the song playing in a bar in Rio - the story says.

Ben recorded nearly 30 albums in his career including multiple live albums. Releases on Mr Bongo include the 'Tudo Ben: Jorge Ben Covered' compilation, several tracks on our Brazilian Beats compilations and songs he wrote, performed by other artists on 'Brazil 45's'.