Seu Jorge: The Model

Seu Jorge: The Model
The Brazilian Music Star Gives His New Album a Cinematic Edge

Credited with helping to reinvent samba for a modern audience, 40-year-old Seu Jorge has always taken a dualistic approach to his art: During the early 2000s, he not only debuted his breakthrough solo record, which heavily referenced Brazil’s musical heroes Gilberto Gil and Jorge Ben Jor, but also pursued an acting career—delivering a scene-stealing performance as the vigilante hero “Knockout Ned” in the Oscar-nominated City of God and earning a cult following as a nautical balladeer doing Portuguese covers of Bowie classics… [weiterlesen]

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