Benson: The Autobiography follows George’s remarkable rise from the ghettos of Pittsburgh to the stages of South Africa, and everywhere in between. An unparalleled storyteller, Benson tells of navigating his way through the recording studio with Miles Davis and performing with the likes of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, B.B. King, Quincy [...]
Congratulations to this year’s recipient SCC student and trumpet player Noah Simpson on winning the George Benson Honorary Scholarship. Each year, the Scottsdale Community College Music Department presents its annual Music Showcase and grants the George Benson Honorary Scholarship. This year’s visit by Mr. Benson marks the third year he’s been on campus to present [...]
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“The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see one of the greatest legends of jazz, soul and popular music in the intimate surroundings of Ronnie Scott’s sold out to club members within six minutes of going on sale. The two shows which will take place on 18th June have been the club’s fastest selling shows to date.” – [...]
Thank you to Elysa Gardner from USA Today for the inclusion of Inspiration in her year end top list. Click here to read the list.