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Tutti Fruitti Jump (Feat. Total Kaos, George …

Erotic Moods

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Benson & Farrell

Inspiration (A Tribute To Nat King Cole)
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Biography:
Born: 1943/03/22
Birth Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Years Active: 1964–present
Genres: Jazz, Funk, R&B, Pop

George Benson (born March 22, 1943) is a multi-Grammy Award winning American musician, whose recording career began at the age of twenty-one as a jazz guitarist. He is also known as a pop, R&B, and scat singer. This one-time child prodigy topped the Billboard 200 in 1976 with the triple-platinum album, ''Breezin.” He was also a major live attraction in the UK during the 1980s. Benson uses a rest-stroke picking technique similar to that of gypsy jazz players such as Django Reinhardt. His 1974 release, "Bad Benson" climbed to the top spot in the Billboard jazz chart, while the follow-ups, "Good King Bad" (#51 Pop album) and "Benson and Farrell" (with Joe Farrell) both reached the jazz top th... Continue Bio >>

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Benson: The Autobiography
Limited Edition Serigraph and Book can be ordered here: http://bit.ly/benson_pre_order Benson: The Autobiography follows George's remarkable rise from the gh...
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07/26/2014 Thunder Valley Casino - Amphitheatre
08/31/2014 Wolf Trap
09/18/2014 Los Angeles County Fair
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Popular Movies and Television:
1990-10-05 Listen Up
2003 World Music Awards 2003
2001 Broadway's Best
2001 Broadway's Best From Bravo
2000 George Benson: Absolutely Live
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