Vinyl LP pressing. Jorge Ben is a Brazilian popular musician. His characteristic style fuses samba, funk, rock and bossa nova with lyrics that blend humor and satire with often esoteric subject matter. In 1969, Jorge Ben released his self-titled album amid the excitement of the cultural and musical Tropicália movement. Drawing from American soul music and using, for the time, state of the art audio effects, and blending traditional Brazilian rhythms into his international breakthrough album.