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George Benson

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 WayneThey are the Soul Artists selected among the 418 Posts we publish this…

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 32/52 [encore]

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 PickettThey are the Soul Artists selected among the 319…

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 Male Balladeers 32/52

George Benson, Isaac Hayes, Caetano Veloso, Paul Simon, Ibrahim Ferrer, Al Jarreau, Jamie Cullum, Anthony Hamilton, Arlo Guthrie, Lyle Lovett, David Bromberg, Joe Jackson They are the Male Balladeers selected among the 402 Posts we publish…

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 32/52

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 MaidenThey are the '80s Throwback' artists selected among the 319 Posts we publish…

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 26/52

Luther Vandross, Sly, The Family Stone, Maxwell, Al Jarreau, Grover Washington Jr., Bobby Womack, Akon, Brandy, Michael Jackson, George Benson, Incognito, The Jb'S InternationalThey are the Soul Artists selected among the 406 Posts we…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 25/52

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, PrinceThey are the Guitar Virtuosi selected among the 444…

We remember Benny Goodman. ‘Such A Goodman’

This day (June 13, 1986), in New York City, died Benjamin David Goodman a.k.a Benny Goodman, an American jazz and swing musician, clarinetist and bandleader.Digest Tracklist : Blue Room (1985) . Sweet Lorraine / Limehouse Blues (1982) .…

This week In Jazz Legends 21/52

Christian Scott, Quintet, Bob James, David Sanborn, George Benson, Southside Aces, Evan Christopher, Irvin Mayfield, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Lou Donaldson, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Camilo, Tomatito, Ramsey Lewis Trio,…

This week In Jazz Legends 20/52

Stan Getz, Chet Baker, Arturo Sandoval, Branford Marsalis, Dexter Gordon, Thelonious Monk, Joshua Redman, Sonny Rollins, Mal Waldron, Woody Shaw , Pharoah Sanders, Carla Bley, Steve Swallow, Andy Sheppard, Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock, Jack…