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George Benson

Stanley Turrentine records for CTI ‘Sugar,’ an album with Freddie…

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. 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 […]

Warner Bros. publish Chaka Khan’s seventh album : ‘CK’ (1988)

Chaka Khan’s ‘CK’ is her seventh (the first without Arif Mardin) studio album released on November 22, 1988 by Warner Bros. Records. Track Listing : 1.Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’M Yours) (Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright, Lula Mae Hardaway, Lee Garrett) – 04:45 . 2.Soul Talkin’ (Brenda Russell) – 04:15 . 3.It’S My Party (Womack & Womack) […]

Freddie Hubbard records ‘Straight Life’ with Joe Henderson, Herbie…

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. Track Listing : 1.Straight Life (Hubbard) – 17:30 . 2.Mr. Clean (Weldon Irvine) – 13:37 . 3.Here’S That Rainy […]

Warner Bros. publish Chaka Khan’s debut solo album : ‘Chaka’…

Chaka Khan’s ‘Chaka’ is her debut solo album released on October 12, 1978. Track Listing : 1.I’M Every Woman (Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson) – 04:05 . 2.Love Has Fallen On Me (Lloyd Webber, Charles Stepney) – 04:52 . 3.Roll Me Through The Rushes (David Lasley, Lana Marrano) – 04:42 . 4.Sleep On It (Andrew Kastner, […]

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 on a CD).So we have compiled a “Benson Strictly Guitar” video playlist […]

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. Track Listing : 1.Tenderly (Jack Lawrence, Walter Gross) – 02:01 . 2.I Want To Hold Your Hand (John Lennon, Paul Mccartney) – 05:10 . 3.My Cherie Amour (Henry Cosby, Sylvia Moy, Stevie Wonder) – […]

George Benson records ‘Weekend in L.A.’ featuring ‘On…

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. 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 […]

This week In Soul Artists 34

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 311 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Stevie Wonder – Master Blaster […]

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 DeJohnette, Michael Brecker, Joshua Redman, McCoy Tyner, Ravi Coltrane, Christian McBride, Roy Haynes, Bobby Hutcherson, Marcus Miller, Wynton Marsalis, […]

This week In Jazz Legends (special collaborations) 20

Bobby McFerrin, The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Randy Crawford, Joe Sample, Kenny Garrett, Roy Ayers, Oscar D’Leon, Steve Turre, Joe Zawinul, Trilok Gurtu, Freddie Hubbard, Cedar Walton, Ron Carter, Lenny White, Jim Hall, Attila Zoller, Red Mitchell, Daniel Humair, George Benson, Earl Klugh, Grady Tate, Jimmy Smith, Stanley Turrentine, Hermeto Pascoal, Stan Getz, Larry Coryell, […]

Freddie Hubbard records the album ‘First Light’ for CTI (1971)

Freddie Hubbard’s ‘First Light’ is an album featuring string arrangements by Don Sebesky and recorded on September 14, 15 & 16, 1971 by By CTI Track Listing : 1.First Light (Freddie Hubbard) – 11:05 . 2.Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey (Paul Mccartney) – 08:17 . 3.Moment To Moment (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer) – 05:43 . 4.Yesterday’S Dreams […]

Concord publish George Benson’s ‘Songs and Stories’ produced…

George Benson’s ‘Songs and Stories’ is a studio album co-produced with Marcus Miller and released on August 25, 2009 by Concord. Track listing : 1.Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight (James Taylor) – 03:48 . 2.Family Reunion (Catero Colbert, Rod Temperton) – 04:18 . 3.Show Me the Love (Steve Lukather, Marcus Miller, David Paich) – […]

CTI publish George Benson’s ‘Body Talk’ produced by Creed…

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 […]