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  1. We know we're lonely nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 29 | Examiner.com

    ... ing it from a local independent record store. " Breezin ,'" recorded with Gabor Szabo, became a cover hit for George Benson . Womack later composed lyrics for the song, but never recorded them. Here is a video of him performing it live, with lyrics .

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  2. Great soul: Bobby Womack dies at 70Read the original story

    Saturday Jun 28 | Mail & Guardian

    ... for many years, he was better known as a songwriter and session musician. The Rolling Stones, Janis Joplin, George Benson and Chaka Khan were among the many who recorded his songs and his funky guitar flourishes can be heard on records by Ray ...

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  3. StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Spotlight on Patrice RushenRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2014 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    ... including Janet Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, Prince, Lionel Hampton, Carlos Santana, Boys II Men, George Benson, Jean Luc Ponty, Tom Jones, Nancy Wilson, Michael Jackson, Dianne Reeves, Sheena Easton, Stanley Turentine, Joshua Redman and ...

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  4. Soul Legend Bobby Womack Passes AwayRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2014 | 411mania.com

    ... wrote, "I'm a Midnight Mover" and "I'm in Love." Anong other songs he wrote are Janis Joplin's "Trust Me," and George Benson's "Breezin'." Womack released his debut solo album Fly Me to the Moon in 1968 and got a big hit with his cover of ...

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  5. L.A. County Fair adds Neon Trees, Jennifer Nettles, Chaka Khan and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | San Bernardino County Sun

    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.

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  6. Bobby Womack, decades-spanning R&B star, dies at 70Read the original story

    Jun 27, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... his "It's All Over Now" and Wilson Pickett brought several of his songs to the charts; he was also behind George Benson's "Breezin'" and Janis Joplin's "Trust Me." His solo career took off in 1968, with a cover of the Mamas and the Papa's ...

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  7. Showcase 61 Presents 16-Year Old Guitar Prodigy & Quincy Jones at The Palace Theatre TonightRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    It's not often that music legends like Quincy Jones and George Benson lend their credibility to up and coming music artists.

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  8. StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Spotlight on Patrice RushenRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2014 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    ... including Janet Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, Prince, Lionel Hampton, Carlos Santana, Boys II Men, George Benson, Jean Luc Ponty, Tom Jones, Nancy Wilson, Michael Jackson, Dianne Reeves, Sheena Easton, Stanley Turentine, Joshua Redman and ...

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  9. Jeff WinbushRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2014 | All About Jazz

    My first brush with jazz was creeping down the stairs of the basement where my dad would play George Benson, Duke Ellington and Oscar Peterson.

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  10. VIDEO/DVD: STLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Spotlight on Patrice RushenRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2014 | All About Jazz

    ... including Janet Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, Prince, Lionel Hampton, Carlos Santana, Boys II Men, George Benson, Jean Luc Ponty, Tom Jones, Nancy Wilson, Michael Jackson, Dianne Reeves, Sheena Easton, Stanley Turentine, Joshua Redman and ...

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  11. Nonprofits and benefits: Drawing held for George Benson guitarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2014 | Monterey County Herald

    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.

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  12. Showcase 61 Presents 16-Year Old Guitar Prodigy & Quincy Jones at The Palace Theatre, 6/25Read the original story

    Jun 20, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    It's not often that music legends like Quincy Jones and George Benson lend their credibility to up and coming music artists.

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  13. Guitar Prodigy Andreas Varady to Perform at Stamford's Palace TheatreRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2014 | Patch.com

    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.

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  14. Playboy Jazz Festival Day 2: ReviewRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... right up close the crowd and also sang on the catwalk shaking hands with fans. 2nd to last was guitar greats George Benson and Earl Klugh, who should have been the headliners. With George Benson you get the best of both worlds, great singing and ...

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  15. George Benson, Ronnie Scott's, LondonRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | Financial Times

    The last time I saw George Benson, he was bashing out the hits with immaculate style at the Royal Albert Hall .

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  16. Julian Lage's virtuosity gave Nels Cline a kick in the assRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | The Georgia Straight

    ... who admits that his discovery of "space-improv music" in the 1980s squelched his early ambition to be another George Benson or Pat Martino. With Lage, he's found a creative way to reconnect with those jazz-guitar roots-and to set aside, for now, the ...

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  17. Patrice Rushen to perform Sunday, June 29 at Sheldon Concert HallRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    ... pop musicians, including Prince, Lionel Hampton, Carlos Santana, Boys II Men, Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, George Benson, Jean Luc Ponty, Tom Jones, Nancy Wilson, Michael Jackson, Dianne Reeves, Sheena Easton, Stanley Turentine, and Joshua Redman. ...

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  18. Playboy Jazz Festival: 5 thoughts on Sunday evening's showRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    ... O'Connell wrote a thoughtful overview of the two-day program for Monday's paper, but several acts - including George Benson and the not especially jazzy Fantasia -- performed after his deadline for Monday's paper. Here are five thoughts on those ...

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  19. Ringo Starr to perform a sold out show at Wolf TrapRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... out a successful career as a solo artist and in demand session player. He earned a Grammy for his work with George Benson, earned another for his work with Larry Carlton and won three with Toto. Todd Rundgren has been a professional musician for 47 ...

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  20. Dr. Lonnie Smith among the headliners for Playboy Jazz FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | LA Daily News

    ... “organist of the year” five times between 2003 and 2009 has played with such jazz luminaries as George Benson, Jack McDuff and Grover Washington Jr. to name a few. Acknowledging his quest to “simply play beautiful music,” ...

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