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  1. George Benson performs at SegerstromRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Examiner.com

    He is one of the world's great guitarists and has reached legend status. He is none other than George Benson and he will be performing at Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall on Friday, March 27, 2015 at 8:00 pm.

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  2. Joseph Lorenzo Wise to Release New Album SONGBOOK This MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... on the album are seasoned veterans in the music world, with credits that include playing with Natalie Cole, George Benson, Dionne Warwick and Aretha Franklin. Prestigious graduates of Julliard, California College of Music, Cal State Northridge, the ...

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  3. Cougars & MustangsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | New Times SLO

    ... of Cuesta College, Voce, performs its incredible a capella music at this event as well! Included are covers of George Benson, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Keb' Mo', and the Steve Miller Band. General admission for this event is $15, $10 for ...

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  4. Eddie Gomez TrioRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | Denver Westword

    While Eddie Gomez's eleven-year stint with legendary pianist Bill Evans was a milestone for virtuosic bassist, he's also had a chance to perform with other jazz luminaries like Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, George Benson and McCoy Tyner. He brings his trio to Denver to play Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club for the second time, featuring the formidable Ed Soph on drums and Stefan Karlsson on the piano.

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  5. Lindsey Webster Scores Rare Vocals-Driven Smooth Jazz Songs No. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | Billboard

    ... Oct. 22, 2005, the two songs are the only all-out vocals-fueled entries to hit the top (of 132 total No. 1s). (George Benson and Al Jarreau's "Mornin'" led for five weeks in 2006-07, but it sports scat-singing from Jarreau, as opposed to a fully ...

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  6. New releases from Lucinda Williams, Brett Harris and Dr. Lonnie SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... with Evolution , the 24th long player from the esteemed soul-jazz organist and early associate of guitarist George Benson. Actually, Smith's music doesn't need to go anywhere new, as he and his ace band tear through some tuneful, deep-groove ...

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  7. George Benson performs at SegerstromRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Examiner.com

    He is one of the world's great guitarists and has reached legend status. He is none other than George Benson and he will be performing at Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall on Friday, March 27, 2015 at 8:00 pm.

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  8. Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Vocal Competition Begins 11/14Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | Monsters and Critics

    The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz annual Jazz Vocal Competition gets underway this weekend in Hollywood Nov. 14-15, featuring performances by rising stars on the international jazz scene and established artists Patti Austin, George Benson, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Terri Lyne Carrington, Freddy Cole, Dave Grusin, Jimmy Heath, Paul Jackson, Jr., Al Jarreau, Hubert Laws, Gretchen Parlato, Arturo Sandoval, Wayne Shorter, Luciana Souza, Jeff "Tain" Watts, Ben Williams and others. The Semifinals competition will be held on Saturday, November 14 from 12 to 5 p.m. at Schoenberg Hall on the UCLA campus.

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  9. New the KUCI Jazz LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | KUCI-FM Irvine

    Since Don Was took over, he has re-signed many of the star acts from the label's past, now neglected grand masters and mistresses all, as well as developing new talent of similar caliber. Organist Dr. Lonnie Smith, , was one of the progenitors of the "soul jazz" sound, working with George Benson in his pre-pop days, Blue Mitchell, King Curtis, Lee Morgan, and David "Fathead" Newman on several releases for Blue Note.

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  10. John Minnock Kicks Off 2016 with Jazz and Blues at the Met Room TonightRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    After closing out 2015 with a packed house and enjoying an all-too-brief holiday hiatus, John Minnock returns to the Metropolitan Room for a new season of high-energy jazz and blues tonight, January 23, 2016 at 9 p.m. and Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 9:30 p.m. This Saturday, Minnock will be performing with the lovely Brooke Benedetto. A classically-trained musician, John Minnock's voice recalls the likes of Billy Eckstein, George Benson and B.B. King , presenting a high-energy and entertaining evening of jazz, blues, funk and R&B.

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  11. Interview: Maria HowellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Free Times

    ... many others. Along the way, she's also released four albums of soulful R&B and jazz, and shared stages with George Benson, Ray Charles and Earl Klugh. Over the past two years, Howell has been a regular at the Columbia Museum of Art's Jazz on Main ...

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  12. Saint Lucia's Calabash Cove Resort & Spa Offers a Hot Rate for Cool ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | PRWeb

    Saint Lucia's Calabash Cove Resort & Spa Offers a Hot Rate for Cool Jazz - Get 35 percent off plus a fifth night free during the Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival Calabash Cove Resort & Spa, a boutique oceanfront hotel on Saint Lucia, gets into the swing of things with its Jazz Fest Special: 35 percent off the regular room rate for four nights with the fifth night free. Calabash Cove Resort & Spa is ideally positioned just three miles from Pigeon Island National Landmark, the main stage for the festival and the venue for performances by George Benson, Air Supply and Kool and the Gang.

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  13. John Minnock to Kick Off 2016 with Jazz and Blues at the Met RoomRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    After closing out 2015 with a packed house and enjoying an all-too-brief holiday hiatus, John Minnock returns to the Metropolitan Room for a new season of high-energy jazz and blues on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 9 p.m. and Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 9:30 p.m. This Saturday, Minnock will be performing with the lovely Brooke Benedetto. A classically-trained musician, John Minnock's voice recalls the likes of Billy Eckstein, George Benson and B.B. King, presenting a high-energy and entertaining evening of jazz, blues, funk and R&B.

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  14. CARIBBEAT: St. Lucia jazzed for 25th anniversary festRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Jazz star George Benson is one of the headliners of the 2016 Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival - April 29 to May 8 - presented by the St. Lucia Tourist Board. In its 25th year, the Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival is gearing up for a big silver anniversary production featuring guitarist George Benson, the soft rock duo Air Supply, R&B veterans Kool and the Gang, Shaggy, zouk band Kassav and other top-flight music stars.

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  15. Guernsey's to sell extraordinary array of rare guitarsRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2016 | Art Daily

    In what might well be the most diverse assemblage of collectible guitars ever presented, Guernsey's will be conducting its next Guitar Auction on February 27 live at New York City's East 73rd Street Bohemian National Hall and online at both liveauctioneers.com and invaluable.com. The event will be featuring several private collections including approximately 20 instruments coming directly from the great guitarist, George Benson.

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  16. Andreas Oberg will perform Friday and Saturday at the JAS Cafe.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | The Aspen Times

    A Swedish guitarist who grew up emulating George Benson and Django Reinhardt isn't the musician you'd expect to see on the top of the charts in South Korea, but in recent years that's where Andreas Oberg has been. Oberg, 37, acclaimed for his genre-bending guitar work, hasn't performed much in recent years as he's become a go-to songwriter for pop stars in Japan, South Korea and elsewhere in Asia, writing and producing for overseas superstars like Girls' Generation and Namie Amuro.

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  17. How to Use Octaves for Powerhouse Guitar LinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Guitar Player

    ... on the last E dyad. When it comes to octaves in a funky R&B setting, few can hold a candle to the great George Benson. FIGURE 6 pays homage to his trademark technique of inserting 5ths and 4ths between the octave notes. This tone-enhancing device ...

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  18. Celtic Connections CD 2016: A track-by-track guideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... debut album Loundo might hark back to his African childhood but listen to that guitar solo - it's as smooth as George Benson. In the nine years since he left US southern rockers Drive-By Truckers, Jason Isbell's songwriting has developed to such an ...

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  19. Protege PR Signs Guitarist Corey StootRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2016 | PRLog US Entertainment

    ... the seed for his interest in music was planted. Corey began listening to his dad's old albums; artists like, George Benson, Jimi Hendrix, Jeff Beck and watered the soil for his musical career to grow. Corey's guitar has not been out of arms reach ...

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  20. Jazz around town- January 2-3, 2016Read the original story

    Jan 2, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... brand, but has also shared the stage with some of music's top vocalists including Josh Groban, Patti LaBelle, George Benson, and Karen Clark Sheard.

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