28.03.2012 [Jamaica Gleaner] - A cappella proved an excellent choice for The Greatest Love of All, the GeorgeBenson original remade by the late Whitney Houston. Tony Rebel chose to get close to the audience from the get-go, performing from the side of the stage.
22.03.2012 [Forbes] - I've told you in prior posts about his relationship to singer GeorgeBenson. And that van Exel was claiming to be Chaka Khan's manager. He also has quite a connection to OJ Simpson. To be continued…
26.03.2012 [PR Web (press release)] - Clifford Charles Trinidadian jazz guitarist Clifford Charles was influenced by the best guitarists in the business, such as GeorgeBenson, Norman Brown, Ronald "Boo" Hinkson, Lee Ritenour and Earl Klugh. After celebrating two decades as a performer
17.04.2012 [Andina] - Cantante, guitarrista y escritor, quien toca, produce y escribe para artistas como Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, GeorgeBenson y Donna Summer, entre otros. 1959.- Nace el actor británico Shaun Mark Bean, más conocido como Sean Bean.
17.04.2012 [Salsango] - Unter anderem waren schon Tito Puente, Al Jarreau oder GeorgeBenson zu Gast. Chianti Protokoll steht für eine moderne Salsa mit Latin Jazz und Funk-Elementen und die kunstvolle kubanische Timba. Auch gleich ist der Dress-Code, der als elegant
16.04.2012 [Diario de Quintana Roo] - Aguamala se ha convertido en el grupo anfitrión del Festival de Jazz de la Riviera Maya en donde han compartido escenario con icono musicales tales como Marcus Miller, Gino Vannelli, Screaming Headless Torsos, Tom Custer, Tower of Power, GeorgeBenson
15.04.2012 [MWC News] - Roxette, Ziggy Marley, Dream Theater, GeorgeBenson, Nino Katamadze, Paul Simon and John Cale – we may risk persecution for saying this – heed the Palestinian call for BDS and cancel your shows in Israel!” (see “We will not be silent: statement in
I spent a lot of time teaching myself theory and harmony so I could be free to express myself on the instrument. I learned what relatives and substitutes could be played against a root of a chord, like E minor related to G, and so forth. I've also gathered all this knowledge because for ten years all I've done is play jazz, every day. -
11.04.2012 [Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)] - He was an aide to Seattle City Councilman GeorgeBenson and Mayor Charles Royer and also was a decorated Army veteran who served in Vietnam. He died Aug. 4, 1995 of an illness related to AIDS. (seattlepi.com file) (AP) Flo Ware Park at 28th Avenue
17.04.2012 [Toledo Blade] - He also recorded with GeorgeBenson, Hubert Laws, and a number of other artists. Grant wrote "Yeh! Yeh!" in 1963 with Pat Patrick. Toledo vocalist Jon Hendricks added original lyrics and recorded his version of the song, which later became an
28.03.2012 [NJ.com] - There will be two star-studded concerts — featuring GeorgeBenson, the Manhattan Transfer, Terence Blanchard and others — plus more events at NJPAC and other venues, including Newark public schools. More than 10000 people are expected to attend.
25.03.2012 [Buffalo News] - Clearly a musician who has studied jazz giants like Wes Montgomery and GeorgeBenson, Henderson tore it up during a souljazz take on Miles Davis' timeless post-Bop masterpiece “So What.” His solo moved gracefully between Montgomery-like double-octaves
12.04.2012 [TODAYonline] - Lim showcased his own instrumental prowess, his jazz-guitar style a healthy combination of the inspiration from GeorgeBenson and Wes Montgomery to Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton. Lim's appearance at The Pigeonhole - his final stop in a mini-tour that
13.04.2012 [Something Else! Reviews] - GeorgeBenson's “On Broadway” is cross-pollinated with their No. 10 US hit “Love is Like Oxygen.” “It's a case of buy one, get one free!” Scott says, laughing. “It's all meant to be a bit tongue-in-cheek. The whole point of doing something like this
29.03.2012 [Jazz-Quad] - The first in a series of major new programming initiatives to be unveiled by NJPAC for its 2012-13 season, the Moody Festival is highlighted by two star-studded concerts: For Love of Moody: A Jazz Celebration featuring jazz icons GeorgeBenson
08.04.2012 [San Diego Reader (blog)] - Her guitar solos are best experienced when she shadows her vocals a la GeorgeBenson. Vastly improved, is her ability to comp for herself and sustain a swing groove. She is also a natural, it seems, for Bossa-Nova grooves, like the arrangement of "East
22.03.2012 [Eurweb.com] - Eleanor Roosevelt March 22: Singer-guitarist GeorgeBenson is 69. Singer-actress Stephanie Mills is 55. Actress Kellie Williams (“Family Matters”) is 36. Rapper Mims is 31. Mar. 22, 1968: State troopers mobilized to put down student rebellion on campus
24.03.2012 [London Free Press] - Propelling and punctuating all those gorgeous contours on her fourth album is drummer Rodney Green, who has played with everybody from Diana Krall to GeorgeBenson to Wynton Marsalis. The Toronto-born singer's family moved to London in the 1980s.
30.03.2012 [Macon Telegraph (blog)] - Then, with the momentum rolling, he played on GeorgeBenson's “White Rabbit” album and two years after that, in 1973, joined his touring band. Atkins became one of Klugh's biggest fans later in life. “Earl can wail with the best jazz players
03.04.2012 [Revelstoke Times Review] - Chang's biography cites influences ranging from Bach to GeorgeBenson to Michael Jackson. Growing up he also listened to a lot of rock, classical and world music, he said. Chang's upcoming tour, which begins in Revelstoke, is being billed as “On the
26.03.2012 [Jazz-Quad] - For his solo compositions, Tyree pulls influences from a wide variety of sources, from jazz pioneers like Wes Montgomery, John McLaughlin and GeorgeBenson to the alternative tunings of virtuosos like Michael Hedges, Preston Reed and Kaki King.
23.03.2012 [Burnaby Now] - Chang also claims many other influences - with a diverse list that includes Bach, Chopin, GeorgeBenson and Michael Jackson. The Shadbolt Centre is at 6450 Deer Lake Ave. For tickets and information, call 604-205-3000 or see www.shadboltcentre.com.
31.03.2012 [La Nueva Provincia] - Cuando empecé tocaba temas de (Carlos) Santana y (George) Benson hasta que empecé a tocar mis canciones. Me salía aquello que había escuchado desde siempre y yo escuchaba de todo. Eso por un lado fue bueno y por otro no porque la prensa no sabía en qué