George Benson
George Benson
Genre: Folk/World

Both a legend of hard bop guitar and a singer of hits such as ‘Give me the night’ and ‘Turn your love around’, George Benson is also a towering jazz figure, whose instrumental albums of the 1960s and 1970s like Breezin sold millions of copies.

But his talent transcends the boundaries of the jazz world – he also explores R&B, rock and pop and incorporates funk and soul rhythms to his music. Winner of eight Grammy Awards, George Benson remains an unpredictable and eclectic artist and the direct heir of the elegance of Wes Montgomery. George Benson continues to impress with pieces such as ‘Givin' it up’ from 2006, recorded with long-time friend Al Jarreau. On his latest album Songs and Stories, released in 2009 and co-produced by the renowned bassist/composer Marcus Miller, the musical art of George Benson has never been showcased to better effect.

Over thirty years after he first started adding his voice to the sound he was making with his guitar, George Benson is continuing to travel the world, instrument in hand, doing some hundred concerts a year.

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L'Olympia, Paris
July 10, 2001
L'Olympia, Paris
July 7, 2003
ELISABETH ZAAL, Anvers (Belgique)
June 8, 2004
Le Grand Rex, Paris
June 9, 2004
Le Grand Rex, Paris
July 8, 2005
Salle Megarama, Casablanca (Maroc)
July 17, 2005
Théâtre de Verdure, Patrimonio
July 19, 2005
Jazz à Vienne, Vienne
July 6, 2006
Festival des 2 Cités, Carcassonne
July 21, 2008
Palais des Congrès de Paris, Paris
July 4, 2009
Sporting Club, Monte-Carlo
July 14, 2009
Sporting Club, Monte-Carlo
July 15, 2009
Jazz à Juan, Juan-les-Pins
July 15, 2010
Jazz à Sète, Sète
July 16, 2010
LES NUITS DE LA GUITARE, Patrimonio
July 18, 2010
Festival Django Reinhardt, Samois-sur-Seine
June 23, 2011
L'Olympia, Paris
June 29, 2011
Jazz à Vienne, Vienne
June 30, 2011
L'Olympia, Paris
July 8, 2012
Les Nuits d'Istres, Istres
July 9, 2012
L'Olympia, Paris
July 3, 2013
Nice Jazz Festival, Nice
July 12, 2013
Jazz à Vienne, Vienne
July 13, 2013
Festival Jazz des 5 Continents , Marseille
July 27, 2013
Jazz in Marciac, Marciac
July 28, 2013
L'Olympia, Paris
June 28, 2014
ENGHIEN JAZZ FESTIVAL, Enghien-les-Bains
June 29, 2014
La Cigale, Paris
June 30, 2014
Cognac Blues Passions, Cognac
July 2, 2014
Jazz à Montauban, Montauban
July 3, 2014
Jazz à Juan, Juan-les-Pins
July 12, 2014
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