Benson, George

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Benson, George

(1943–  ) musician; born in Pittsburgh, Pa. A respected jazz guitarist who gained unprecedented success in popular music, he worked as a sideman with Brother Jack McDuff in 1963–65, made his first solo records in 1966, and was a staff musician for CTI Records between 1970–75. In 1976, his recording "Breezin'" became the first of several Top Ten records that he released.
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His antics included overturning a team-mate's car, being booked for singing a George Benson song to a ref and dislocating a toe while somersaulting after a goal.
SPOTLIGHT Career: Beesley went on to work with George Michael, George Benson, Take That and Jamiroquai.
Dene Michael, 57, who has been performing Agadoo with Black Lace since 1986, will sing a George Benson cover for judges will.
This black marble statue was a gift of the artist, actor Anthony Quinn, to Jazz Legend George Benson.
GEORGE BENSON, Sunday, Symphony Hall, Birmingham, 0121 780 3333.
Montgomery influenced countless modern jazz guitarists, including George Benson and Pat Metheny.
The scheme would also involve moving the statue of Boer War hero Colonel George Benson from the spot it has occupied in Beaumont Street for more than a century.
According to The National, Kelly's Airshow-performing predecessors include many a talented artist like Tom Jones, Diana Ross, Michael Bolton, Lionel Richie and George Benson.
Jazz Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole George Benson WHO better to pay tribute to a fine jazz instrumentalist who found his voice and a whole bigger career in popular song than a man who did exactly the same some 30 years later?
Les organisateurs se felicitent egalement des succes populaires des autres spectacles de la premiere soiree avec Walid Tawfic sur la scene orientale de Nahda, George Benson au Theatre national Mohammed V, des groupes marocains Siham, Jil Ghiwan Jalal et Ghiwane Selwane a Sale, d'Abdeslam Sefiani, l'un des maEtres de la musique andalouse, a la salle Renaissance, ainsi que de la prestation de la troupe congolaise "Tambours de Brazza" sur la scene africaine du Bouregreg.
Sur la scene du Theatre National Mohammed V, la figure majeure du jazz et de la soul, George Benson se produira en compagnie de l'Orchestre Symphonique Royal le samedi 25 mai 2013.
George Benson et les Jacksons (USA), Psy (Coree du Sud), Abdelwahab Doukali (Maroc) David Guetta (France), Bond Girls (Royaume-Uni, Australie), Walid Tewfik (Liban), Lotfi Bouchnak (Tunisie), Mohamed Mounir (Egypte), les Tambours de Brazza (Congo Brazzaville), Amadou et Mariam (Mali), Seun Kuti (Nigeria) et Ondatropica (Colombie), comptent parmi les participants au festival.