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  1. Legendary Jazz Producer, Engineer and Artist Paul Brown Joins Intercept Music as Brand AmbassadorRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 11 | PRWeb

    ... jazz genre. For more than four decades, Brown has produced the sounds of legendary recording artists including George Benson, Diana Ross, and Luther Vandross, earning two Grammy Awards and numerous nominations along the way. As an artist and ...

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  2. Carli Mu oz Talks Recording In Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria Hit, Shares 'Wangari Maathai'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | Billboard

    Carli Munoz, longtime keyboardist for The Beach Boys , is no stranger to using his talents in pop, rock and jazz. Performing with the likes of Etta James , George Benson , Wilson Pickett and more, the self-taught pianist and composer has taken his proclivity for these genres and directly translated it into his own releases.

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  3. Jazz the Music Hall Presents Incognito with Maysa and Special Guest Down to the BoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... vocalists to contemporary jazz musicians to international multi-instrumentalists and songwriters, including George Benson, Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan, Philip Bailey, Jocelyn Brown, George Duke, Al Jarreau, Marcus Miller, Paul Weller, Maxi Priest, ...

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  4. 5 Questions for ... John Reid, FTC director releases his ownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | Fairfield Citizen-News

    ... a few. Favorite guitarists include Eddy Lang, Hank Garland, Emily Remler, Django Rhinehart, Charlie Christian, George Benson, BB King and Scotty Moore. A: My friend, Jim Wolf, approached me and said he would like to produce and record some of my ...

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  5. Don Gardner, 87, rhythm-and-blues great and head of the Philadelphia Clef ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | Philly.com

    ... his relationship with everyone in the world of music." While visiting Pittsburgh, Mr. Gardner advised a young George Benson to try out as a guitar payer for the Jack McDuff quartet. "I believed I had no chance on getting that gig, but Don was ...

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  6. Soultrax pays tribute to George BensonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | Burnaby Now

    ... It will take audience members all the way back to 1966, when Benson's first CBS record, It's Uptown With the George Benson Quartet, was released, featuring organist Lonnie Smith. A press release about the concert notes that De Shield is known as a ...

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  7. The Ephemeral Soundtrack of a New York SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | The New York Times

    ... gets thrown into the mix. At around 4 p.m. on a Sunday, "Never Too Much" by Luther Vandross is playing, then George Benson's "Give Me The Night." A music video plays on the back wall while the music thrums. If background music is the sound of ...

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  8. At 85, jazz drummer Billy Kaye keeps swingingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | The Washington Post

    ... with such jazz greats as Count Basie, Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk (with whom he played in Washington), George Benson, Lou Donaldson and Dinah Washington. Billie Holiday once cooked for him after he fell sick. Drumming is a rigorous endeavor, but ...

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  9. Rod Harris Jr., jazz guitarist: Something Else! InterviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... conceived as a tribute record to some of my primary jazz guitar influences - Wes Montgomery, Kenny Burrell, George Benson, and Grant Green. I also wrote three originals, " Jimmy Speaks , "Goodbye Again" and " The Counsel of Elders ." I chose to ...

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  10. Smooth and Hot': RML Jazz to perform at Mt. Lebanon LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | The Almanac

    ... With a repertoire that features instrumentals by the likes of Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins and Pittsburgh native George Benson, with Laura Wiens adding vocals to songs such as "Old Devil Moon" and "Nature Boy," RML Jazz continues the tradition of ...

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  11. David Garfield 'Jammin' Outside the Box'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 | Westcoastmusic

    ... roster of who's who in the smooth jazz/soul/pop worlds that includes such top-tier artists as guitarists George Benson, Ray Parker Jr., Paul Jackson Jr , saxmen Kirk Whalum, David Sanborn, John Klemmer, and Eric Marienthal ; bassist Marcus Miller , ...

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  12. Ronnie Foster took flight with Stevie Wonder before soaring on StripRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... Wonder and Foster met early in their careers, at a nightclub in Buffalo, New York, when Foster was backing George Benson . The two forged a bond over their musical acumen, and their respective ages. Both are 68 years old. Foster was born on May 12, ...

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  13. Cold Duck ( Remix) featuring Stanley EngelbrechtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | All About Jazz

    Like many music lovers of her generation, Tina E. Clark has a passion for both the emotional songwriting and atmospheres of artists such as Earl Klugh, Jonathan Butler, Doc Powell , Peter White and George Benson. This remix of an earlier version blends elements of pop, smooth Jazz and Hip Hop.

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  14. Hammond B3 organ jazz icon to play at Norwood Village Green Aug. 2Read the original story

    Jul 27, 2018 | North Country Now

    ... concerts in London with Van Morrison this past April, as well as with Ray Charles, Diana Krall, Nancy Wilson, George Benson, James Moody, John Scofield, Bobby Hutcherson, Jimmy Cobb, John McLaughlin, Larry Coryell, David Sanborn and many more. Joey ...

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  15. The Best Songs Ever ... This Week, July 6, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | KUT-FM Austin

    ... Brexit, but its mood is beachy and breezy, thanks in part to guest guitar playing by 75-year-old jazz legend George Benson. Also be sure to check out the video , which features a cameo by Jack Black. Snail Mail is the solo project of 19-year-old ...

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  16. Rising Uk Jazz Guitarist/Vocalist Oscar Jerome Shares New Single do You ReallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... In his solo project Jerome brings all of his influences together, sighting artists such as Gil Scott-Heron, George Benson, John Martyn, The Clash, Ali Farka Toure and Jay Dilla. Oscar's song writing is motivated by politics, spirituality within ...

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  17. Damon Albarn's Introspective Futurism Takes Center Stage on Gorillaz' The Now NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | Spin

    ... Graham Coxon and Atlanta singer Abra pitch in on "Sorcererz" and "Magic City," respectively; jazz virtuoso George Benson adds guitar and vocals on the wistful tiki-bar pop of "Humility," while Snoop Dogg and house producer Jamie Principle do their ...

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  18. Gorillaz cool their jets on The Now NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | RTE.ie

    ... range of guest vocalists over the years, it's also Albarn's album through and through. Jazz smoothie George Benson turns up on the tropical pop of Humility to lend some of his mellifluous runs, and Snoop Dogg and early House music pioneer Jamie ...

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  19. OnSound: this week's albums and best gigsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | RTE.ie

    ... range of guest vocalists over the years, it's also Albarn's album through and through. Jazz smoothie George Benson turns up on the tropical pop of Humility to lend some of his mellifluous runs, and Snoop Dogg and early House music pioneer Jamie ...

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  20. So What: Local News, Notes & LinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    ... Garfield , who grew up on the east side and currently serves as touring keyboardist and music director for George Benson, will release his latest album Jammin' Outside the Box on Friday, July 20 on his own Creatchy Records label. The album ...

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