Wednesday Jul 2
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Soundoff: Locals to gather for Bernie Upson benefit
Bernie Upson has been a stalwart of the Ithaca music scene for more than 20 years, playing upright bass with a variety of jazz bands as well as leading his own group.
We know we're lonely now
Bobby Womack : Anthology provides an excellent way for old and new fans of the late legendary artist to collect his music quickly.
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
L.A. County Fair adds Neon Trees, Jennifer Nettles, Chaka Khan and more
With Neon Trees , War, Pentatonix, Jennifer Nettles and George Benson and Chaka Khan , the L.A. County Fair in Pomona musical lineup continues to grow.
Showcase 61 Presents 16-Year Old Guitar Prodigy & Quincy Jones at The Palace Theatre Tonight
It's not often that music legends like Quincy Jones and George Benson lend their credibility to up and coming music artists.
Monterey County Herald
Nonprofits and benefits: Drawing held for George Benson guitar
SAND CITY >> The Monterey County chapter of Guitars Not Guns, which provides free guitars and lessons to at-risk youth, is holding a drawing for an Ibanez guitar autographed by jazz legend George Benson.
Guitar Prodigy Andreas Varady to Perform at Stamford's Palace Theatre
He's been described as "the next George Benson" and he's coming to Stamford to show off the talents that have drawn world-wide recognition.
George Benson, Ronnie Scott's, London
The last time I saw George Benson, he was bashing out the hits with immaculate style at the Royal Albert Hall .
Los Angeles Times
Playboy Jazz Festival: 5 thoughts on Sunday evening's show
The annual Playboy Jazz Festival wrapped its 36thedition Sunday at the Hollywood Bowl with the usual blend of smooth sounds, searing sun and celebrities sitting in box seats .
The San Diego Union-Tribune
George Benson inspired Daft Punk, hip-hop
If that question sounds a bit, well, daft, here's another: How many fans of rappers Kanye West and Common will be on hand for Benson's performance? The audience at both of this veteran guitarist and singer's performances this weekend will, I suspect, include few Daft Punk or hip-hop devotees.