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GEORGE BENSON

 

BIO: So many times in contemporary popular music – in jazz, rock, blues, folk or beyond – the man with the guitar is the fulcrum on which all other sounds and voices hinge. He’s the core, the engine, the c... (read more...)

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This morning, PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS Executive Producer Mark Burnett announced that Anna Faris and Emmy Award winner Allison Janney, stars of CBS's critically acclaimed comedy MOM, will host the live ... (more...)


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Segerstrom Center to Welcome Guitarist and Singer George Benson This SpringSegerstrom Center to Welcome Guitarist and Singer George Benson This Spring
October 21, 2014

Ten-time Grammy Award-winning artist and National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master George Benson returns to Segerstrom Center for the Arts for one night only on Friday, March 27 at 8 p.m. in the Ren... (more...)


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Birdland Jazz Club is thrilled to announce their great line-up of amazing talent for the month of November 2014. Featuring: Django Reinhardt NY Festival's 15th Anniversary, Karrin Allyson, Cyrill Aime... (more...)


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Secret Stash Records presents: The One-derful! Records Collection, featuring six double LPs, CD, digital, extensive liner notes and a bonus 45 from Chicago's One-derful! Records Vault. The First Album... (more...)


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Criterion Collection Releases ALL THAT JAZZ Restoration PreviewCriterion Collection Releases ALL THAT JAZZ Restoration Preview
by Pat Cerasaro - August 25, 2014

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Exclusive Recording Contract Up for Grabs for 2014 Sarah Vaughan Competition WinnerExclusive Recording Contract Up for Grabs for 2014 Sarah Vaughan Competition Winner
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The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Larry Rosen Productions (LRP), and Concord Music Group announce a landmark agreement to provide an exclusive recording contract offer to record and relea... (more...)


Audio Fidelity to George Benson's 'Breezin' On Multichannel 5.1-Surround Sound Hybrid SACDAudio Fidelity to George Benson's 'Breezin' On Multichannel 5.1-Surround Sound Hybrid SACD
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12 Miles North to Kick Off 8th Annual 'Take Me to the River' Festival, 9/612 Miles North to Kick Off 8th Annual 'Take Me to the River' Festival, 9/6
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