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George Benson

Benson Strictly Guitar

This Day (but in 2011), George Benson releases "Guitar Man" a mostly instrumental album.Now, guitar players are great on CD or streaming, but they are even better on video. By the simple fact that you can watch their fingers. (No you cannot…

This week In Soul Artists 39/52

Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan, Toni Braxton, Bettye LaVette, Angie Stone, Jill Scott, Candi Staton, Patrice Rushen, The Temptations, Dionne Warwick, George Benson, Lil Wayne. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 373 Posts we publish…

Playing Coltrane

'Naima','Giant Steps', 'Mr.PC' etc. John Coltrane whose birthday is today, has left next to fifty compositions. Some of them have been extensively covered by famous and not so famous jazz artists.Dave Liebman, Wayne Shorter, Jack…

This week In Soul Artists 28

George Benson, Rick James, Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, The Boston Pops, Morcheeba, Lisa Fischer, Dianne Reeves, Ledisi, Chaka Khan, Siedah Garrett, Usher, Wilson Pickett. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 227…

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 17

U2, Joe Jackson, Paul Simon, Paul Simon, Dire Straits, Billy Joel, Luther Vandross, Ray Charles & Chaka Khan, George Benson, N.W.A., Mötley Crüe, Iron Maiden. They are the '80s Throwback' artists selected among the 282 Posts we publish…

Happy Birthday Patti Austin. ‘Austin Power’

This day (August 10, 1950), in Harlem, New York, is born Patti Austin, an American R&B and jazz music singer who made her debut at the Apollo Theater at age four and had a contract with RCA Records when she was only five. Digest…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 03

Paul McCartney & Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan & Tom Petty, Roger Mcguinn & Chris Hilman, John Mayer & Bob Weir, Eric Clapton, Steve Gadd, Marcus Miller, David Sanborn & Joe Sample, Mavis Staples & Jeff Tweedy, Louis…

George Benson plays at San Javier Jazz (2014)

July 14, 2014 - George Benson will sing and play at "Jazz San Javier" near Murcia, Spain<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/George-Benson-BensOn-Birthday-RVJ.jpg' alt='George Benson - (Bens)On Birthday'…

Trumpeters meet Guitarists at Newport (1966)

July 2, 1966 - it is "Trumpet and Guitar Workshop" at the Newport Jazz Festival. On the trumpet side : Bobby Hackett, Clark Terry, Ruby Braff, Red Allen and Dizzy Gillespie and the guitar side George Benson, Charlie Byrd and Kenny Burrell

George Benson visits Paris (2014)

June 30, 2014 - George Benson performs at La Cigale in Paris<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/George-Benson-BensOn-Birthday-RVJ.jpg' alt='George Benson - (Bens)On Birthday' width='190'…

This week In Soul Artists 23

Luther Vandross, Sly & The Family Stone, Maxwell, Al Jarreau, Grover Washington Jr., Bobby Womack, Akon, Brandy, Michael Jackson, George Benson, Incognito, The JB'S International. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 361 Posts…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 11

Rich Robinson, Gary Moore, John Lee Hooker & Carlos Santana, George Benson, Wes Montgomery, Stanley Jordan, Gary Clark Jr, Eric Clapton, Mick Jones, Jeff Beck, Leslie West, Prince. They are the Guitar Virtuosi selected among the 366…