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Chicago Times Show Review

Posted on 05 Apr 2012 in News | 0 comments

George Benson re-ignites his hits at the Chicago Theatre. Howard ReichArts critic 11:25 a.m. CDT, March 24, 2012 He’s still got it. Though his 70th birthday arrives next year, singer-guitaristĀ George Benson epitomized youth and exuberance Friday night at the Chicago Theatre, where he tore through his hits at faster tempos and higher energy levels than [...]

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Guitar Man – New album, free download and new tour dates!

Posted on 08 Aug 2011 in Music, News, Tour Dates | 0 comments

Guitar Man is out on October 4, 2011! It’s available to pre order now on Amazon. Click here to check it out on Amazon. Guitar Man will also be available at iTunes on October 4, 2011 + there will be a special deluxe edition with bonus tracks available only at Best Buy, also on October [...]

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In the studio creating the Guitar Man

Posted on 13 Jun 2011 in Music, News | 1 comment

Last weekend was history in the making. George recorded at Capitol Recording Studios with Harvey Mason on drums, Joe Sample and David Garfield on keys and Ben Williams on bass. The legendary, Grammy Award winning engineer, Al Schmidt, was at the board along with Grammy Award winning Producer, John Burk. A late September release titled [...]

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Songs and Stories nominated for a Grammy

Posted on 07 Dec 2010 in News | 1 comment

Congratulations to George and all who were involved in making Songs and Stories. Songs and Stories is nominated for a Grammy for Best Surround Sound Album! -mgmt

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Benson peaks after tribute

Posted on 22 Nov 2010 in Music, News | 0 comments

The voice of The Peddlers, Roy Phillips, opened with an impressive jazzy keyboard and smoky vocals. Phillips was an unexpected but welcome treat with versions of Misty, Last Train to Clarksville and his own compositions. Then came the man we had been waiting for, with his mile-wide smile and rich tones. Dressed in a black [...]

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