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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.


Related Topix: Ithaca, NY, Roy Haynes, Jazz, Quincy Jones, Black Entertainment, Apollo, Hip-Hop

Sun Jun 29, 2014


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.


Related Topix: Jazz

Fri Jun 27, 2014

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.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Neon Trees, Jazz, Pentatonix, Texas

Tue Jun 24, 2014


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.


Related Topix: Quincy Jones, Black Entertainment, Jazz, Fairfield County, CT, Wes Montgomery, Django Reinhardt

Sat Jun 21, 2014

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.


Related Topix: Jazz, Sand City, CA, Monterey County, CA, Carmel, CA

Fri Jun 20, 2014


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.


Related Topix: Stamford, CT, Jazz, Quincy Jones, Black Entertainment, Fairfield County, CT

Thu Jun 19, 2014

Financial Times

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 .


Related Topix: Benson, Instrumental, Jazz

Mon Jun 16, 2014

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 .


Related Topix: Jazz, Voodoo, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

Tue Jun 10, 2014

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.


Related Topix: Benson, Instrumental, Dance, Daft Punk, Pop/Rock, Electronic, Jazz, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Kanye West, Hip-Hop, Common