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Georges Benson

The Cool Man

George Benson (born March 22, 1943, Pennsylvania) is an 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 very similar to that of gypsy jazz players such as Django Reinhardt.

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Album: "Guitar man"

Guitar man
With this last album release, we meet again with pleasure the huge George Benson, still sailing between jazz and soul music, in live solo of the hit "Tenderly", with a combo sound in the Norah jones' hit "Don't know why" or with a soft symphonic orchestration of the tune "I want to hold your hand". At the age of 68 adn amoste 51 albums, congratulations and respect Mr Benson for your carreer that we wish you long and busy..

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Discographie

2010: Classic Love Songs (Warner)

2010: George Benson: Take Ten (INGroove)

2010: Simply George Benson (Ioda)

2008: Love For Sale (Ioda)

2008: Erotic Moods (The Orchard)

2008: Collections (Sony BMG)

2007: Original Album Classics (Universal)

2006: The Essential George Benson (Universal)

2006: Givin' It Up (Concord)

2005: Breezin' (Enhanced)

2004: Irreplaceable (GRP)

2004: Jazz Moods - Hot (Sony BMG)

2000: Talkin' Verve (Universal )

1999: Backtracks (Believe)

1998: Standing Together (GRP)

1998: The Masquerade (Magnum)

1996: That's Right (GRP)

1993: Love Remembers (Warner Bros.)

1992: The Silver Collection - George Benson (UMI)

1990: Big Boss Band

1989: Tenderly (Warner Bros.)

1988: Twice The Love (Warner Bros)

1988: The George Benson Collection (WARNER)

1987: Collaboration (Warner Bros. )

1986: While The City Sleeps (Warner Bros.)

1984: 20/20 (Warner Bros. )

1983: Pacific Fire (CTI)

1983: In Your Eyes (Warner Bros.)

1980: Give Me The Night (Warner)

1979: Livin' Inside Your Love (Warner Bros. )

1977: Weekend in L.A. (Warner Bros.)

1976: In Flight (Warner Bros.)

1975: Good King Bad (Columbia)

1974: Bad Benson (Columbia)

1973: Witchcraft (Black Box)

1973: Body Talk (Columbia)

1971: Beyond the Blue Horizon (Columbia)

1971: White Rabbit (Columbia)

1969: I Got A Woman And Some Blues (A&M Records)

1969: Tell It Like It Is (A&M Records)

1969: The Other Side of Abbey Road (A&M Records)

1968: Blue Benson (Polydor)

1968: Giblet Gravy (Verve)

1968: The Shape Of Things To Come (A&M Records)

1968: Goodies (Verve)

1966: Willow Weep For Me (CBS)

1966: Benson Burner (Columbia)

1966: The George Benson Cookbook (Columbia)

1965: It's Uptown (Columbia)

1965: George Benson & Jack Mcduff (Prestige)

1964: New Boss Guitar (Prestige/OJC)

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