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Gil & Jorge


Download links and information about Gil & Jorge by Gilberto Gil, Jorge Ben. This album was released in 1975 and it belongs to Jazz, World Music, Latin genres. It contains 9 tracks with total duration of 01:18:52 minutes.

Artist: Gilberto Gil, Jorge Ben
Release date: 1975
Genre: Jazz, World Music, Latin
Tracks: 9
Duration: 01:18:52
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No. Title Length
1. Meu Glorioso São Cristovão 8:13
2. Nega 10:37
3. Jurubeba 11:40
4. Quem Mandou (Pe Na Estrada) 6:52
5. Taj Mahal 14:46
6. Morre O Burro Fica O Homem 6:10
7. Essa É Pra Tocar No Rádio 6:14
8. Filhos de Gandhi 13:11
9. Sarro 1:09



This landmark album is no more (and significantly, no less) than a Brazilian jam session between two of the music's masters: Gilberto Gil and Jorge Ben. With little rehearsal, Gil and Ben assault their two guitars, revealing a palate of colors (a run-and-pause rhythmic strum holds the pace against a deep chesty solo in "Taj Mahal" while "Nega" focuses on a lyrical guitar dialog). They throw in one percussionist. And then two of the most evocative and beloved voices in Brazil wail, scat, chant, whisper, and-yes-sing in heady exuberance. Pulling from both tropicalia and Brazilian folk traditions, these extended improvisations dance at the edge of the music and plunge deep within it. But mostly the duo just has fun playing. Far from production perfect, from time to time both artists come in half a beat late, or miss a key shift only to fumble their way back in. But it's this looseness that is so compelling. These two enjoy themselves so much, it's infectious. You wish you were in the room with them, but then, listening to this album, you are.