1. Ultimate Collection Available Now!

    April 23, 2015 by admin

    The Ultimate Collection is now available!

    This deluxe 2-CD, 36-song collection features George Benson’s greatest hits, including “The Greatest Love Of All,” “20/20,” “Love X Love,” and duets including “When I Fall In Love” with Idina Menzel.

    Also included are special extended versions and rarities.

    Available now on Amazon here:


  2. SCC Music Showcase – Feb. 12

    January 27, 2015 by admin

    Press Release:

    The Scottsdale Community College Music Department presents its annual Music Showcase Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 at the school’s Performing Arts Center. For the fourth year, legendary jazz musician and singer George Benson will be on hand to present the scholarship named in his honor to a top SCC music student.

    The evening, which is free and open to the public, features the music department’s best student and faculty performers as soloists, in duets and in combos.

    Last year, Mr. Benson made some brief remarks and performed a song with an SCC combo.

    The George Benson Honorary Scholarship recipient will receive $1,500 to be used for his or her studies at SCC.

    Click here for more information.


  3. NAMM 15 Signing

    January 22, 2015 by admin

    Attending NAMM this year?  Come by the Monster booth Room 201c, Level 2 at 1pm Friday, Jan. 23rd.

  4. Barnes and Noble Book Signing

    September 30, 2014 by admin

    Come meet George this Saturday, October 4th, 2pm at the Barnes and Noble in Scottsdale and get your copy of Benson: The Autobiography signed.

    Barnes and Noble
    10500 North 90th St.
    Scottsdale, AZ

  5. Benson: The Autobiography Limited Edition Pre-Order

    July 17, 2014 by admin

    To celebrate the release of Benson: The Autobiography, we have developed a special limited edition package which you can only get here with the purchase of the book.

    We have printed 150 limited edition serigraphs of a rare image from the George Benson archive.

    Each 16″ × 20″ serigraph is individually hand printed and numbered on muscle tone #140 paper, using non­toxic, water­based, acrylic sepia and black inks.

    Click here to check out the video for more information.

  6. Benson: The Autobiography Sample Chapter

    June 15, 2014 by admin

    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 Jones, Benny Goodman, and Count Basie.

    This long-awaited account of the first true (and truly successful) jazz/soul crossover artist will enthrall devotees of both music history and pop culture.

    This long-awaited book allows readers to meet one of the most beloved, prolific, and bestselling musicians of any era.

    Download a sample chapter of Benson: The Autobiography. Click here!

  7. Congrats Noah Simpson.

    February 13, 2014 by admin

    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 the scholarship named in his honor.

  8. Ronnie Scott’s

    January 8, 2014 by admin

    “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.” – Music News.com


  9. USA Today: The year in music.

    December 28, 2013 by admin

    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.

  10. 2014 Summer UK Tour

    December 6, 2013 by admin

    George Benson will be performing his Greatest Hits live this June in the UK.  Tickets are now available here.