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George Benson

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…

Playing Stevie Wonder

To celebrate Stevie Wonder, whose birthday is tomorrow - Happy Birthday BTW -, we have selected eighteen solo instrumentalists or bands who have covered Stevie Wonder's most famous songs. They are George Benson, Joe Sample, Dave Weckl, Jay…

George Benson serenades Florida (2016)

May 11, 2016 - George Benson will sing and play guitar at The Capitol Theater in Clearwater, Florida.<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/George-Benson-BensOn-Birthday-RVJ.jpg' alt='George Benson - (Bens)On…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 19/52

B.B. King, George Benson, Cornell Dupree, Joe Bonamassa & Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Ronnie Wood, Jimmy Page, Dan Auerbach, Frank Zappa, Buckethead, Steve Vai, Jimi HendrixThey are the Guitar Virtuosi selected among the 342 Posts we…

Happy Birthday to Ron Carter. ‘Beau Ron’

This day (May 4, 1937), in Ferndale, Michigan, is born Ron Carter, an American jazz double-bassist. Digest Tracklist : w/ Al Foster & Eli Degibri - United Blues (2019) . Foursight (2018) . You Are My Sunshine (2015) . Golden Striker…

This week In Jazz Legends 17/52

John Coltrane, Dexter Gordon, Jimmy Smith, Count Basie, Joshua Redman, Benny Golson, Freddie Hubbard, Stan Getz, Michel Legrand, Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, The Modern Jazz Quartet, Toots Thielemans, Fred Hersch, Diane SchuurThey are…

This week In Soul Artists 17/52

The Neville Brothers, James Brown, Parliament Funkadelic, Narada Michael Walden, The Brothers Johnson, George Benson, Zapp Band, The Temptations, Luther Vandross, Billy Paul, Janet Jackso, Toni Braxton. They are the Soul Artists selected…

We remember Count Basie. ‘For The Count’

This day (April 26, 1984), in Hollywood, Florida, died William 'Count' Basie a.k.a Count Basie, an American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader and composer.Digest Tracklist : w/ Sarah Vaughan,Tony Bennett,George Benson (1981) . w/ Oscar…

Clapton & The Bluesmen

Blues is central to the repertoire of Eric Clapton whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW. So we looked for and found twelve (videographed) occasions where Eric plays live with one (or more) of his blues masters or colleagues.They…

Singing (and Playing) With Chaka Khan

Chaka Khan whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW - has performed with a myriad of artists, musicians and bands of all genres. We have selected sixteen of them. They are Ray Charles, George Benson, Fourplay, Michael Brecker, Randy…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 12/52

Les Paul & Mary Ford, Jack White, Billy Gibbons, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Frank Zappa, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Jeff Beck, Orianthi, George Benson, Marc Ribot, Allan Holdsworth, Mick Goodrick, John Abercrombie, John Scofield & Emily…

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 12/52

George Benson, Chaka Khan, Paul Young, The Rolling Stones, Elton John, Anita Baker, Van Halen, Bob Dylan, Journey, The Cars, ZZ Top, MadonnaThey are the '80s Throwback' artists selected among the 337 Posts we publish this week. Here, they…

This week In Soul Artists 12/52

Stevie Wonder, George Benson, Earth, Wind, Fire, The Temptations, Chaka Khan, Barry White, Otis Redding, Macy Gray, Beverley Knight, Usher, Arrested Development, Parliament Funkadelic . They are the Soul Artists selected among the 337 Posts…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 05/52

Carlos Santana, John Scofield, Bill Frisell, Marc Ribot & Mary Halvorson, George Benson, James Blood Ulmer, Otis Rush & Eric Clapton, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Joe Bonamassa, Prince, Steve Hackett, Toni Iommi They are the Guitar…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 02/52

Al Caiola, Frank Vignola, Bucky Pizzarelli, John Pizzarelli, Marc Ribot, Jim Hall, Mike Stern, Lee Ritenour, John Mclaughlin, Paco De Lucia, Al Di Meola, George Benson, Jan Akkerman, Robben Ford, Jimmy PageThey are the Guitar Virtuosi…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 01/52

Donna Grantis, John McLaughlin, George Benson, Peter Frampton, Audley Freed, Lucky Peterson, Zakk Wylde , Rory Gallagher, Joe Bonamassa, Jimmy Page, Joe Perry, Brad Whitford, Warren Hayes, Eric GalesThey are the Guitar Virtuosi selected…

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 01/52

Neneh Cherry, R.E.M., The Allman Brothers Band, Crosby Stills and Nash, U2 , The Pretenders, The Cult, Prince, Gary Moore & Phil Lynott, George Benson, Eurythmics, Sonic YouthThey are the '80s Throwback' artists selected among the 159…

This week In Male Balladeers 01/52

Harry Nilsson, Alex Turner, Lou Rawls, Elvis Costello, Townes Van Zandt, Michael Stipe, Ed Sheeran, George Benson, Smokey Robinson, Bobby 'Blue' Bland, Paolo Conte, Simon, Garfunkel They are the Male Balladeers selected among the 159 Posts…

This week In Soul 01/52

Gladys Knight & The Pips, Aretha Franklin & Lou Rawls, Bobby "Blue" Bland, Booker T. & The MG'S, Edwin Starr, James Brown, The Drifters, Sister Sledge, The Supremes, Tina Turner, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, George…

Your Favorite Studio Albums in 2020

<strongRVM </strong has 3,217 posts featuring live or studio albums indexed under "La Collection".According to our statistics, your 12 favorite studio albums for 2020 are by Genesis, Brandy, Toni Braxton, Carly Simon, George Benson,…

Happy Birthday Robben Ford. ‘Model Blue’

This day (December 16, 1951), in Woodlake, California, is born Robben Ford , an American blues, jazz and rock guitarist.Tracklist : w/ Ciprian Leu (2020) . What I Haven’t Done (2019) . at GuitarTown (2018) . Good Times (2017) . High Heels…

This week In Male Balladeers 50/52

George Benson, Tom Verlaine, D'Angelo, George Michael, Glen Hansard, Keith Urban, Otis Redding, Brian Molko, David Clayton~Thomas, Ben Howard, Morrissey, Neil Diamond They are the Male Balladeers selected among the 285 Posts we publish this…

We remember James Moody. ‘Moody Blues’

This day (December 9, 2010), in San Diego, California, died James Moody, an American jazz saxophone and flute player.Tracklist : Moody's Mood for Love (2008) . w/ George Benson & Clark Terry - So What . w/ Dizzy Gillespie, Gene Harris,…