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  1. Al Di Meola: 'It's Bullshit When Guitarists Say, 'One Note Says So Much More Than 100'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2013 | Guitar World

    ... that's from developing it over the years; it's not a natural occurrence. Not in the same way as jazz guys like George Benson and Kenny Burrell or country pickers with great technique like Clarence White and Doc Watson. I never thought of the rock ...

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  2. Simon Sweetman: Travelling Well with William TylerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Stuff.co.nz

    ... I've always found instrumental guitar music to be great travel music - great road-tripping sounds, from George Benson to Jeff Beck, from rock to jazz and all points in between. But the latest William Tyler album, Modern Country , is it for me. The ...

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  3. SEEN: Wednesday Nite Live with George BensonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Norwalk Citizen News

    George Benson entertained the crowd at Stamford's Columbus Park with some jazz, pop, R&B and scat music during Wednesday Nite Live! on July 20, 2016. Were you SEEN? George Benson entertained the crowd at Stamford's Columbus Park with some jazz, pop, R&B and scat music during Wednesday Nite Live! on July 20, 2016.

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  4. Jazz great George Benson plays Wednesday Night LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Spectators enjoy the music during the George Benson's concert at Wednesday Night Live! in downtown Stamford on July 20, 2016. Spectators enjoy the music during the George Benson's concert at Wednesday Night Live! in downtown Stamford on July 20, 2016.

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  5. BARCELONA, SPAIN - JULY 04: George Benson performs on stage during...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Darien News-Review

    JULY 04: George Benson performs on stage during Festival Jardins de Pedralbes at Jardins de Pedralbes on July 4, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. BARCELONA, SPAIN - JULY 04: George Benson performs on stage during Festival Jardins de Pedralbes at Jardins de Pedralbes on July 4, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain.

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  6. Life after the Strip: Where do performers go when their time on the boulevard is complete?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... hands dealing the rock have served Stevie Wonder (he played on "Summer Soft" on "Songs in the Key of Life"), George Benson (he backed Benson for 15 years), Lionel Richie, Chaka Khan, Roberta Flack, David Sanborn, Grover Washington Jr., Chet Atkins ...

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  7. Curtis Stigers returns to Christchurch Regent CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Hampshire Chronicle

    ... huge movie The Bodyguard and recorded and performed with Eric Clapton, Elton John, Rod Stewart, Joe Cocker and George Benson. Curtis Stigers has also received numerous awards such as the London Times Jazz Album of the Year, Jazz Artist of the Year ...

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  8. ZINK: Rancho Verde football and All-Star Steven WrightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | The Press-Enterprise

    ... us now" by former Oklahoma University and NBA forward Wayman Tisdale, "100 Ways", James Ingram, "Breezin," by George Benson and Feels so good from Chuck Mangione. "It doesn't matter what's playing," said Thompson. "We just want to get in and do some ...

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  9. The Mayora s pan, jazz experienceJun. 30, 2016, 8:17 PM AstRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Trinadad Express

    ... over" each time. Ken "Professor" Philmore was dynamic, performing The O'Jays' "Now That We've Found Love" and George Benson's "Give Me the Night'. At this point, an older member of the audience was so enthralled by the music that he got up and ...

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  10. George Benson, Hollywood Roosevelt, Hollywood, California. 29 April 2009.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Daily Echo

    LEGENDARY ten-time Grammy winner and NEA Jazz Master - George Benson, whose career spans an incredible five decades is on a UK tour that includes Bournemouth International Centre on Saturday . The live show will feature Georges' masterful guitar playing, and Benson and his band will perform his greatest hits from an impressive back catalogue - which includes such classics as 'Give me the night', 'Lady love me ', Turn Your Love Around and 'Never give up on a good thing'.

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  11. RECORDING: The Rippingtons Featuring Russ Freeman Release 22nd Album...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | All About Jazz

    ... at age eleven and picked up the guitar four years later. Such iconic players as Larry Carlton, Wes Montgomery, George Benson, Paco de Lucia and James Taylor, among others, have influenced Freeman's own distinctive style through the years. "I have ...

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  12. Jazz Guitar Legend John Scofield: No. 1 Thing You Should NOT Expect...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... you realize it goes up, and if you think about it, after a while you realize it goes up in steps. "They say George Benson plays by ear. He totally understands whole steps and half-steps and minor 3rds and the construction of chords, and sings it and ...

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  13. The Rippingtons Featuring Russ Freeman Tell 'True Stories' To Celebrate 30th Anniversary YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | PR Log

    ... at age eleven and picked up the guitar four years later. Such iconic players as Larry Carlton, Wes Montgomery, George Benson, Paco de Lucia and James Taylor, among others, have influenced Freeman's own distinctive style through the years. "I have ...

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  14. Glasgow Jazz Festival review: George Benson at Glasgow Royal Concert HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Sunday Herald

    GEORGE Benson has reached the point in his career, when the epithet "Legendary" is not only appropriate, but accurate. Now 73 years old, he has been playing guitar since he was eight and has been a star in both jazz and pop for more than forty years.

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  15. George Benson thrills fans at his sold-out Sage Gateshead gigRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Chronicle Live

    George Benson performed the many hits that have made him one of the music world's most enduring performers when he played The Sage With his profile as high as at any time across his illustrious career, due in no small part to his role in Sky TV's Guitar Star where he was arguably the only man cool enough to take over from the Fun Lovin' Criminals frontman Huey Morgan, George Benson's show was sold out well in advance of tonight's show with fans clamouring for the opportunity to catch an all too rare appearance on UK's shores. Before Benson entered the fray, the highly rated Polly Gibbons showed just why she was nominated for a BBC Jazz award before she had even released an album.

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  16. Acoustic guitarist Haythem Mohamed stars in Sky Arts' show Guitar StarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Chronicle Live

    Newcastle-based instrumental guitarist Haythem Mohamed is hoping to strum his way to victory in the second series of a TV talent show. Sky Arts' Guitar Star sees legendary producer Tony Visconti, jazz guitar George Benson and classical guitarist Milos Karadaglic searching for the UK and Republic of Ireland's most talented guitarist.

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  17. George Benson: De Lille and dancingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    George Benson had a real jol when he told everyone: Turn Your Love Around and Give Me The Night. The American jazz legend walked onto the stage at GrandWest on Saturday night and the first song he performed was Love X Love and the crowd went crazy.

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  18. George Benson leads the way in this week's roots column with a gig at Sage GatesheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Chronicle Live

    Expect hits galore as George Benson gets set to arrive for a long-awaited and now sold-out gig at Sage Gateshead It is hardly surprising that next Tuesday night's show at Sage Gateshead by George Benson has long been sold out. The celebrated, 10 times Grammy-winning guitarist/singer/composer has quite a pedigree and a career with more facets than the Koh-I-Noor diamond.

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  19. Freddy Cole Quartet: The ease of a legendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Post and Courier

    ... many artists have made tribute albums to “the King,” from chanteuse Diana Krall to guitarist George Benson. “Well, everybody has done it, so why not me?” he said. “I just decided to do it. All I do is what concerns ...

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  20. Simon Sweetman: My top albums for the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... and translations to one-man-band records. He's a multi-instrumentalist and can croon like Donny Hathaway or George Benson. Here he mixes soulful Steely Dan-styled 70s-sounding pop with Herbie Hancock and Jaco Pastorious-like 70s fusion and funk. The ...

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