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 […]
A husband at age 18, guitarist-singer George Benson knew music as a career was a risky proposition, so he tried other jobs, becoming as handy with tools as he was with a guitar. But then a sudden realization hit him. Photograph by: Paul Kane, Getty Images George Benson buried the hatchet for music Career choice […]
(Hollywood Bowl, 17,372 seats, $20-$150) Presented by Playboy Enterprises. Reviewed June 13, 2010. Emcee: Bill Cosby. Performers: George Benson, with Earl Klugh; Manhattan Transfer; Salif Keita; Tiempo Libre; Bobby Hutcherson and Cedar Walton; Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra; Esperanza Spalding; Robert Randolph and the Family Band; Cos’ of Good Music, with Ingrid […]
We are currently finalizing a summer tour throughout Europe and Africa along with a run of dates in Australia this November. New dates can be found here.
We just added a few new shows to our summer schedule. Chicago in August and Curacao in September. Check out all of the dates here.