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I’m recording a new Nat King Cole tribute album with an orchestra and would love for you to be a part of it! I’ve had the idea to record an album featuring the music of Nat King Cole for quite some time now. Thanks to my long history with Concord Records, together we arranged an [...]
Signature amp and cab especially fine-tuned for jazz guitarist George Benson SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Oct. 1, 2012) — It is with great pride that Fender announces the release of the GB Hot Rod Deluxe comboand GB Hot Rod Deluxe 112 Enclosure – two elegant performance machines designed in close collaboration with Grammy Award-winning jazz guitar virtuoso George Benson. [...]
George Benson, Albert Hall – review Backed by a meaty, well-drilled group, Benson delivers a judicious mixture of jazz standards and the big-selling lurve-songs his fans demand. Jack Massarik Photo Credit: Nanni Zedda It takes a true star to fill the Royal Albert Hall on a European Cup semi-final night, something George Benson achieved with [...]
George Benson re-ignites his hits at the Chicago Theatre. Howard ReichArts critic 11:25 a.m. CDT, March 24, 2012 He’s still got it. Though his 70th birthday arrives next year, singer-guitarist George Benson epitomized youth and exuberance Friday night at the Chicago Theatre, where he tore through his hits at faster tempos and higher energy levels than [...]
Guitar Man is out on October 4, 2011! It’s available to pre order now on Amazon. Click here to check it out on Amazon. Guitar Man will also be available at iTunes on October 4, 2011 + there will be a special deluxe edition with bonus tracks available only at Best Buy, also on October [...]
Last weekend was history in the making. George recorded at Capitol Recording Studios with Harvey Mason on drums, Joe Sample and David Garfield on keys and Ben Williams on bass. The legendary, Grammy Award winning engineer, Al Schmidt, was at the board along with Grammy Award winning Producer, John Burk. A late September release titled [...]
Congratulations to George and all who were involved in making Songs and Stories. Songs and Stories is nominated for a Grammy for Best Surround Sound Album! -mgmt
The voice of The Peddlers, Roy Phillips, opened with an impressive jazzy keyboard and smoky vocals. Phillips was an unexpected but welcome treat with versions of Misty, Last Train to Clarksville and his own compositions. Then came the man we had been waiting for, with his mile-wide smile and rich tones. Dressed in a black [...]
On Tuesday, December 7th, George will be appearing on the Late Show with David Letterman. George will be performing songs from his latest album, Songs and Stories along with a few of his timeless hits with Paul Schaeffer and the CBS Orchestra.
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George will be teaming up with the Sydney Symphony bringing his tribute show, An Unforgettable Tribute To Nat King Cole, to the Sydney Opera House this November for 3 consecutive nights of nights. -mgmt
A husband at age 18, guitarist-singer George Benson knew music as a career was a risky proposition, so he tried other jobs, becoming as handy with tools as he was with a guitar. But then a sudden realization hit him. Photograph by: Paul Kane, Getty Images George Benson buried the hatchet for music Career choice [...]
We just updated the tour dates section with 7 shows in the UK at the end of May and first week of June as well as new dates in Concord, CA and Kansas City, MO. For more info click here.