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The Music of George Benson
Thursday 05 July 7.00pm
George Benson is a Grammy Award winning Hollywood Star and internationally acclaimed and formidable jazz guitarist, singer songwriter.
A child prodigy turned international star, Benson is renowned for his signature guitar rifts and scats.
His musical compositions cross boundaries between jazz and popular music in the most eloquent way imaginable.
George Benson’s music is melodic, pulsating and full of passion, rhythm and romance.
This evening, celebrate the music of George Benson with Grammy Award winning hits, “Masquarade” , “On Broadway”, signature pieces from his notable “Breezin” album.
Experience a taste of Benson’s earlier jazz influences such as Wes Montgomery and relieve his stunning scat rendition of “Ready Now That You Are” originally performed with the Count Basie Orchestra.
The evening will also celebrate Benson’s association with Al Jerreau with jazz favourites, “Let it Rain” and “All I Know” from their “Givin It Up” Album.
Benson’s influence in today’s jazz continues. It is highly infectious and guaranteed to move your heart and soul.
Line Up : Valerio Fiorini (Guitar/Vocals), Brenda Lee (Vocals), Karl Florrison (Bass), Liam Hickey (Drums), Ben Matthews (Keys)