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  1. George Benson inspired Daft Punk, hip-hopRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    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.


  2. "Farewell To Tarwathie" by Judy Collins, For the...Read the original story

    Jun 8, 2014 | Free Republic

    ... but I'd heard it everywhere. I left the AM radio dial and switched to FM .I heard the long version of George Benson's White Rabbit, done with acoustic guitar and full orchestra, using his distinctive Jazz tonalities and dissonance of harmony. After ...


  3. Patrice Rushen to perform Sunday, June 29 at Sheldon Concert HallRead the original story w/Photo

    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. ...


  4. Top Ten "Most Read" Articles:...Read the original story

    Jun 5, 2014 | All About Jazz

    ... in Glad Rag Doll 2. The Harlem Renaissance and American Music 3. John McLaughlin: Risk, Magic And Mystery 4. George Benson: Finding His Groove In Inspiration 5. Steven Wilson: Montreal, Canada, April 25, 2013 6. Eberhard Weber: Positive Pragmatism ...


  5. 2014 Thornton Winery Champagne Jazz SeriesRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2014 |

    ... at 7pm, Chris Isaak performs. On Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 7pm, the one and only guitar virtuoso and vocalist George Benson will headline and comedian Alonzo Bodden will also perform. Also on June 21, 2014 at 7pm, guitarist Lee Ritenour and Spyro ...


  6. Yeah, KennyRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2009 | Paul Viapiano

    ... It was a change for Creed's label, which was used to releasing sides from jazz artists like Joe Farrell and George Benson. Their songs had a fresh sound with a tight horn section and featured incredible vocalist Pauline Wilson (then-wife of drummer ...


  7. Her career took her across world, a concert brings her homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... well as the classics. She's been compared to Billie Holiday and other greats. She's appeared with Ray Charles, George Benson and Babyface. Tickets for the season are $50 - there's a $5 discount if purchased before June 10 - for adults, and $15 for ...


  8. Dwele 101?Read the original story

    Nov 1, 2013 |

    Did you know that at some schools have music programs so advanced that you can possibly take a class studying some of your favorite artists of yesteryear AND today? Well introducing one such institution, my alma mater, Berklee College of Music in Boston , MA where along with classes like ' The J Dilla Ensemble ' and 'The George Duke/George Benson ... (more)


  9. Mixtape Monday: Post-FPSF EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2014 | Houston Press

    ... that debuted the same week as Jackson did at FPSF. Post-FPSF Worthy: The easy answer "Who Is He?", a dub of George Benson's "Breezin'" that the duo has been pushing as the project's lead single; the over/under of hearing it live is about 2:1. But, ...


  10. Remarkable Senior: Music and a guitar help Douglas Anderson student through hard timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union - 5/29/14 - Remarkable senior: Willie Moore III idolizes B.B. King and George Benson and wants to play music much like them.


  11. FESTIVAL/CRUISE: Playboy Jazz Festival Soars June 14th and 15th at the Hollywood BowlRead the original story

    May 28, 2014 | All About Jazz

    ... jazz greats, next generation leaders and Festival favorites, this year's headliners include Dianne Reeves, George Benson with special guest Earl Klugh, Jamie Cullum, Fantasia, and Dave Holland, Kevin Eubanks, Craig Taborn and Eric Harland: Prism. ...


  12. Southfield Jazz Orchestra Upgrades to HARMAN's Soundcraft Vi1 For Jazz EnsemblesRead the original story

    May 27, 2014 | Pro Sound News

    ... such as "In The Mood", "Teach Me Tonight", "Love For Sale", and many more. Privileged to have saxophonist George Benson and vocalist Barbara Ware perform in the band as artists-in-residence, Rayford wanted to move into the digital age with the Vi1 ...


  13. Montreal, and all that JazzRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2014 | QTMagazine

    ... addict, Montreal's jazz fest is the ultimate high. You'll find jazz legends like Herbie Hancock, Dave Brubeck, George Benson, Cassandra Wilson, The Manhattan Transfer and Bobby McFerrin. The surprising news about this festival is the huge range of ...


  14. CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Modern Jazz Guitarist David Wright New Music...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2014 | All About Jazz

    ... influences from the previous generation of guitar heroes, players such as Wes Montgomery, Grant Green and George Benson." —Dave Wayne, All About Jazz A'It brings to mind Pat Metheny... his ability to craft a compelling melodyA A A The result is ...


  15. Photo Coverage: Tamara Tunie Previews Legends from the Burgh at 54 BelowRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 |

    ... the depth to which those waters ran," says Ms Tunie. From Lena Horne and Henry Mancini to Phyllis Hyman and George Benson , Tamara will celebrate the variety of composers and singers in two concerts at 54 Below on May 20 and 27. Known for her ...


  16. CD reviews: Johnoy Danao, Spider-Man, Robbie WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2014 | ABS-CBN News

    ... royalty. Four generations of smooth jazz and slick soul providers are crammed in this two-CD set. For every George Benson and George Michael classic, you get brand new beats from Jessie Ware and Melody Gardot. For a Randy Crawford and Dusty ...


  17. The 2007 Riviera Maya Jazz Festival:...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2014 | All About Jazz

    ... six-concert festival featuring headline shows by commercial stalwarts Marcus Miller, Tower of Power and George Benson doesn't get that honor unless the junket includes first-class plane tickets. Also, with Mexico's population historically ...


  18. Edward Michaels Trio releases original jazz EPRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | The West Milford Messenger

    ... 60s, that performed hits "Charlie Brown" and "Poison Ivy." Michaels also has had the privilege of playing with George Benson. Nitkin, the drummer, works with many freelance musicians in New Jersey. He has judged for the annual Guitar Center ...


  19. Nels Cline on why he fronts a jazz band in addition to playing for WilcoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2014 | Denver Westword

    ... pop and a lot more. On Macroscope , Cline lays back somewhat on the Brazilian-flavored "Respira" and chilled George Benson-esque "Red Before Orange" while also digging in and freaking out on some cuts, like during the second half of "Companion ...


  20. Kristen Jordan Shamus: Adventurous spirit of woman who posed for...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

    ... Jackie Wells 7 p.m. May 27 Temple Israel, 5725 Walnut Lake Road in West Bloomfield. Featuring musicians George Benson, the Cliff Monear Trio and the Southeastern Music Academy Jazz Ensemble. Tax-deductible admission is $30, benefiting Living for ...