Freddie Hubbard records ‘Straight Life’ with Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock, George Benson , Ron Carter, Jack DeJohnette et al (1970)

Freddie Hubbard's 'Straight Life' is a soul/funk influenced jazz album recorded on November 16, 1970 with Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock, George Benson , Ron Carter, Jack Dejohnette and more and released in January 1971 By Cti.1 . Straight Life Track Listing : 1.Straight Life (Hubbard) - 17:30 . 2.Mr. Clean (Weldon Irvine) - 13:37 . 3.Here'S That Rainy Day (James Van Heusen , Johnny Burke) -…

Concord publish ‘Givin’ It Up’ by Al Jarreau and George Benson (2006)

'Givin' It Up' by Al Jarreau & George Benson is their first collaboration album, released on October 24, 2006 by Concord.1 . Givin' It Up (EPK) 2 . Summer Breeze (Live) Track Listing : 1.Breezin' (Bobby Womack, Al Jarreau) - 05:40 . 2.Mornin' (Al Jarreau, David Foster, Jay Graydon) - 05:02 . 3.'Long Come Tutu (Marcus Miller, Al Jarreau) - 06:37 . 4.God Bless The Child (Billie Holiday,…

Concord publish George Benson’s ‘Guitar Man’ (2011)

George Benson's 'Guitar Man' is a studio album featuring jazz and pop standards and released on October 4, 2011 by Concord.1 . I Wanna Hold Your Hand 2 . Don't Know Why (Glasgow, 2014) 3 . Don't Know Why (Acoustic Version) 4 . My One And Only Love 5 . Danny Boy (Live, 2000) Track Listing : 1.Tenderly (Jack Lawrence, Walter Gross) - 02:01 . 2.I Want To Hold Your Hand (John Lennon, Paul…

George Benson records ‘Weekend in L.A.’ featuring ‘On Broadway’ (1977)

George Benson's 'Weekend in L.A.' is a live album recorded between September 30 and October 2, 1977 and released In 1978 By Warner Bros.1 . Weekend In La (Montreux, 1986) 2 . The Greatest Love Of All Track Listing : 1.Weekend In L.A. (George Benson) - 07:28 . 2.On Broadway Song Review (Jerry Leiber, Barry Mann, Mike Stoller, Cynthia Weil) - 10:07 . 3.Down Here On The Ground (Gale Garnett, Lalo…

Concord publish George Benson’s ‘Songs and Stories’ produced with Marcus Miller (2009)

George Benson's 'Songs and Stories' is a studio album co-produced with Marcus Miller and released on August 25, 2009 by Concord.1 . Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight (w/ Marcus Miller) 2 . Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight (2013, Jazz Fest) 3 . The George Benson Sessions: The Making Of Songs And Stories: Living In High Definition Track listing : 1.Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight (James Taylor) - 03:48…

CTI publish George Benson’s ‘Body Talk’ produced by Creed Taylor (1973)

George Benson's 'Body Talk' is a studio album produced by Creed Taylor and released on August 23, 1973 by CTI.Track Listing : 1.Dance (George Benson, Pee Wee Ellis) - 10:31 . 2.When Love Has Grown (Donny Hathaway, Gene Mcdaniels) - 05:03 . 3.Plum (George Benson) - 05:31 . 4.Body Talk (George Benson) - 08:20 . 5.Top Of The World (George Benson) - 09:45 Pete Turner ALSO READOfficial…

George Benson releases ‘Give Me The Night,’ an album produced by Quincy Jones (1980)

George Benson's 'Give Me The Night' is an album by produced by Quincy Jones and released in August, 1980 by Qwest Records. 1 . Love X Love (Montreux, 1986) 2 . Off Broadway (w/ Pat Kelley) 3 . Give Me The Night Track listing : . 1.Love X Love (Rod Temperton) - 04:45 . 2.Off Broadway (Rod Temperton) - 05:23 . 3.Moody's Mood (Eddie Jefferson, James Moody) - 03:24 . 4.Give Me the Night (Rod…

George Benson records his third album : ‘The George Benson Cookbook’ (1966)

'The George Benson Cookbook' is his third album produced by John Hammond and recorded on August 1 & October 19, 1966 and released the same year by Columbia.1 . Trumpet and Guitar Workshop 7/2/1966, Newport Jazz Festival 2 . All of me Track Listing : 1.The Cooker (George Benson) - 04:18 . 2.Benny'S Back (George Benson) - 04:10 . 3.Bossa Rocka (George Benson) - 04:20 . 4.All Of Me (Gerald…

GRP release George Benson’s ‘That’s Right,’ an album produced by Tommy Lipuma (1996)

George Benson's 'That's Right' is an album released produced by Tommy Lipuma and on July 30, 1996 by Grp .Track Listing : 1.That'S Right (Ron Smith, Michael White) - 05:02 . 2.The Thinker (Gary Haase, Bob Ward) - 05:37 . 3.Marvin Said (George Benson) - 05:20 . 4.True Blue (Adam Gus Falcon, Trevor Gale) - 05:06 . 5.Holdin' On (Gary Brown) - 05:32 . 6.Song For My Brother (Paul Peterson) - 04:16 .…

Columbia release Miles Davis’ ‘Miles in the Sky’ recorded with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Tony Williams and George Benson (1968)

Miles Davis' 'Miles in the Sky' is a studio album recorded with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Tony Williams and George Benson and released on July 22, 1968 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Stuff (Miles Davis) - 17:03 . 2.Paraphernalia (Wayne Shorter) - 12:42 . 3.Black Comedy (Tony Williams) - 07:31 . 4.Country Son (Miles Davis) - 13:56 Francis WolffALSO READWikipediaJazztimes @…

George Benson starts the recording of ‘Good King Bad’ for CTI (1975)

George Benson's 'Good King Bad' is an album recorded on July 1 & 8, October 9 and December 4 & 5, 1975 and released in 1976 By CTI.Track Listing : 1.Theme From Good King Bad (David Matthews) - 06:03 . 2.One Rock Don'T Make No Boulder (David Matthews) - 06:50 . 3.Em (Philip Manamworth) - 04:56 . 4.Cast Your Fate To The Wind (Vince Guaraldi) - 07:00 . 5.Siberian Workout (David Matthews) -…

Concord publish ‘Lee Ritenour’s 6 String Theory’ recorded with John Scofield, Taj Mahal, Pat Martino, Joe Bonamassa, Robert Cray, Slash, George Benson, B.B. King, Steve Lukather,…

'Lee Ritenour's 6 String Theory' is an album recorded for his 50th birthday with John Scofield, Taj Mahal, Pat Martino, Joe Bonamassa, Robert Cray, Slash, George Benson, B.B. King, Steve Lukather, Mike Stern and more and released on June 29, 2010 by Concord.1 . John Scofield & Lee Ritenour 2 . Cause We've Ended as Lovers 3 . Lee Ritenour, Steve Lukather and Andy McKee 4 . Drifting (La…

George Benson records his twelfth album ‘Bad Benson’ for CTI (1974)

George Benson's 'Bad Benson' is his twelfth studio album recorded on April 22 and June 20, 1974 and released on October 13, 1974 by CTI.1 . Take Five (1976 Montreux 1986) 2 . My latin brother Track Listing : 1.Take Five (Paul Desmond) - 07:08 . 2.Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams (Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman, Johnny Mandel) - 02:56 . 3.My Latin Brother (George Benson) - 06:50 . 4.No Sooner Said…

Concord Jazz publish George Benson’s ‘Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole’ (2013)

George Benson's 'Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole' is a studio album (featuring covers of Cole’s greatest songs) released on June 4, 2013 by Concord Jazz.1 . Route 66 2 . When I fall In Love (w/ Janey Clewer, Java Jazz Festival 2011) 3 . Unforgettable (Kongresshaus in Zurich 11.7.13) 4 . Medley (North Sea Jazz, 2009) 5 . Smile (North Sea Jazz, 2009) 6 . Straighten up and fly right 7 . I'm…

Blue Note publish Lena Horne’s ‘Being Myself’ recorded with George Benson, Donald Harrison, Milt Jackson et al (1998)

Lena Horne's 'Being Myself' is her most recent studio album released on June 2, 1998 by Blue Note.1 . On Rosie O'Donnell 1998 - Part 1 2 . On Rosie O'Donnell 1998 - Part 2 3 . Lena TALKS (1998) Track Listing : 1.Some Of My Best Friends Are The Blues (Jimmy Smith) - 03:43 . 2.As Long As I Live (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) - 02:27 . 3.Autumn In New York (Vernon Duke) - 04:25 . 4.It'S All Right…

GRP/Verve publish George Benson’s ‘Absolute Benson’ featuring ‘The Ghetto’ (2000)

George Benson's 'Absolute Benson' is a studio album released on May 23, 2000 by Grp/Verve Records.Track Listing : 1.The Ghetto (Al Eaton, Donny Hathaway, Leroy Hutson, Todd Shaw) - 04:56 . 2.El Barrio (George Benson, Kenny Gonzalez, Joe Henderson, Louie Vega) - 03:34 . 3.Jazzenco (Marc Antoine) - 05:48 . 4.Deeper Than You Think (Joe Sample) - 05:55 . 5.One On One (Joe Sample) - 07:05 . 6.Hipping…

George Benson starts the recording of ‘I Got a Woman and Some Blues’ (1969)

George Benson's 'I Got a Woman and Some Blues' is an album recorded on April 30, May 20, June 4, August 19 & 20and September 3, 1969 and released in 1984 by A&M.Track Listing : 1.I Got A Woman (Ray Charles, Renald Richard) - 05:01 . 2.Out Of The Blue (Henry Nemo, Will Jason) - 03:18 . 3.Bluesadelic (George Benson) - 04:14 . 4.Durham'S Turn (George Benson) - 04:06 . 5.Good Morning Blues…

Airto Moreira records ‘Free’ for CTI with George Benson, Keith Jarrett et al (1972)

Airto Moreira's 'Free' is an album recorded March 23 and April 12, 13 & 20, 1972 with among others George Benson and Keith Jarrett and released the same year by CTI.Track Listing : 1.Return To Forever (Chick Corea) - 10:17 . 2.Flora'S Song (Flora Purim) - 08:30 . 3.Free (Airto Moreira) - 11:50 . 4.Lucky Southern (Keith Jarrett) - 02:36 . 5.Creek (Arroio) (Victor Brazil) - 06:12 Pete Turner…

Singing (and Playing) With George Benson

George Benson whose birthday is today . Happy Birthday BTW . has played guitar or sang with . myriad of artists, either jazz or soul. We have selected twelve of them. . They are . Rachelle Ferrell . Marcus Miller, Al Jarreau, Carlos Santana, Jill Scott, Earl Klugh, Minnie Riperton, Lee Ritenour, Natalie Cole, Benny Goodman, Noa, Count Basie Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist.…

Happy Birthday George Benson. ‘(Bens)On Birthday’

This day (March 22, 1943), in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is born George Benson, an American guitarist and singer.Tracklist : Turn Your Love Around -(2019) . Lady (2019) . Affirmation (Capitol Florida 2016) . Don't Know Why (Glasgow 2014) . Love X Love (North Sea Jazz 2012) . At The Mambo Inn (2011) . Ibanez Lbg300 . On Broadway (2008) . w/ Lee Ritenour - Tribute Wew Montgomery . This Masquarade…

Warner Bros. Records publish George Benson’s album : ‘In Flight’ (1977)

George Benson's 'In Flight' is an album released on February 4, 1977 by Warner Bros. Records.Track Listing : 1.Nature Boy (Eden Ahbez) - 05:58 . 2.The Wind And I (Ronnie Foster) - 05:04 . 3.The World Is A Ghetto (War) - 09:41 . 4.Gonna Love You More (Morris Albert) - 04:37 . 5.Valdez In The Country (Donny Hathaway) - 04:29 . 6.Everything Must Change (Berard Ighner) - 08:07 Antonin KratochvilALSO…

George Benson records ‘Beyond the Blue Horizon,’ an album for CTI (1971)

George Benson's 'Beyond the Blue Horizon' is a studio album recorded on February 2-3, 1971 and released the same year by CTI.Track Listing : 1.So What (Miles Davis) - 09:21 . 2.The Gentle Rain (From The Gentle Rain) (Luiz Bonfá, Matt Dubey) - 09:15 . 3.All Clear (George Benson) - 05:29 . 4.Ode To A Kudu (Benson) - 03:48 . 5.Somewhere In The East (Benson) - 06:11 Chuck Stewart ALSO…

Warner Bros. publish George Benson’s album : ’20/20′ (1985)

George Benson's '20/20' is a studio album released on January 7, 1985 by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.No One Emotion (Tommy Keane, Clif Magness, Mark Mueller) - 03:55 . 2.Please Don'T Walk Away (James Newton Howard, Steve Lukather) - 03:51 . 3.I Just Wanna Hang Around You (Danny Sembello, Michael Sembello) - 04:41 . 4.Nothing'S Gonna Change My Love For You (Gerry Goffin, Michael Masser) - 04:04…

George Benson records ‘Breezin” an album produced By Tommy Lipuma for Warner Bros. (1976)

George Benson's 'Breezin'' is an album produced By Tommy Lipuma, recorded on January 6, 7 & 8, 1976 and released the same year by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Breezin' (Bobby Womack) - 05:40 . 2.This Masquerade (Leon Russell) - 08:03 . 3.Six To Four (Phil Upchurch) - 05:06 . 4.Affirmation (José Feliciano) - 07:01 . 5.So This Is Love? (George Benson) - 07:03 . 6.Lady (Ronnie Foster) - 05:49…

Stanley Turrentine records for CTI ‘Sugar,’ an album with Freddie Hubbard, George Benson, Ron Carter et al (1970)

Stanley Turrentine's 'Sugar' is an album recorded mainly during November 1970 with among others, Freddie Hubbard, George Benson, Ron Carter, ... and released In 1971 By CTI.1 . Sugar Track Listing : 1.Sugar (Stanley Turrentine) - 10:03 . 2.Sunshine Alley (Butch Cornell) - 10:48 . 3.Impressions (John Coltrane) - 14:14 . 4.Gibraltar (Stanley Turrentine) - 9:35 Pete Turner ALSO READOfficial…

With a little help from George Benson and Snoop Dog, ‘The Now Now’ by Gorillaz is the pop album we need now. Right now!

Gorillaz' 'The Now Now' is their sixth album produced by Damon Albarn and James Ford, featuring George Benson and Snoop Dog and released on June 29, 2018 by Warner Bros / Parlophone(Source Gorillaz - The Now Now | Official Site)NMEThe follow-up to 2017’s bloated ‘Humanz’ is a trim and spritely listen prides itself on making 11 pop tracks that zip with energy, passion and an abundance of ideas…