George Benson

George Benson

 

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George "Sax" Benson is a Detroit-based jazz alto and tenor saxophonist, session musician[1] and educator.

As a session musician he appeared on several Motown sessions in the 1960s, particularly with Marvin Gaye.

In 1983 he recorded with JC Heard on Heard's first album as leader since 1958, with pianist Claude Black and Canadian bassist Dave Young. Benson would co-lead an album with Heard in 1988.

In 1988, he received the "National Association of Jazz Educators' Outstanding Service to Jazz Education" Award.

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George Benson-In Concert-
Album
George Benson-In Concert- is an album by musical artist George Benson, released on February 17, 2017.
The New Boss Guitar Of George Benson
Song
The New Boss Guitar Of George Benson is a song by musical artist George Benson, released on February 14, 2017.
Love Songs In Concert
Album
Love Songs In Concert is an album by musical artist George Benson, released on November 25, 2016.
Turn Your Love Around
 
"Turn Your Love Around" is a vocal pop/R&B single by George Benson.

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Popular Albums80

Album Appearances & References46

Live Album Appearances & References1

Popular Songs6

Minor Film Appearances & References2

Collaborators26

Music-Related Relationships1

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Spotify - Albums & Singles523

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Music Sales George Benson: The Art of Jazz Guitar DVD
  –  July 24, 2017
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George Benson at the Montreux Jazz Festival
  –  July 17, 2017
Legendary 74 year old American jazz-man George Benson performed for the 25th time at this year ... performed some of his latest work that links Paris to Bamako, fusing pop music with traditional sounds.
George Benson, Ibrahim Maalouf shine at the Montreux Jazz Festival
  –  July 14, 2017
The French-Lebanese trumpet player and composer, making his first appearance since 2006, followed veteran George Benson who performed for the 25th ... “It is high-class music and I love jazz.” Maalouf brought 35 musicians from Switzerland onstage ...
Ibrahim Maalouf, George Benson shine at Montreux Jazz Festival
  –  July 14, 2017
The French-Lebanese trumpet player and composer, making his first appearance since 2006, followed veteran George Benson who performed for the 25th ... "It is high-class music and I love jazz." Maalouf brought 35 musicians from Switzerland onstage to ...
Karaoke Channel - Sing Turn Your Love Around Like George Benson MP3 Music
  –  July 10, 2017
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Music interview: George Benson – ‘I was knocked out that Miles Davis even called me let alone asked me to record with him’
  –  June 23, 2017
Veteran jazz, R&B and soul singer and guitarist George Benson’s latest tour stops off in Yorkshire next month. Duncan Seaman reports. Next month is set to see George Benson’s first ever visit to Scarborough and the jazz, R&B and soul veteran sounds ...
George Benson sings, strums, scats during joyful Sheldon Gala 2017 concert
  –  May 13, 2017
The Sheldon Concert Hall’s annual fundraising gala has brought a cavalcade of stars over the years, including Wynton Marsalis, Jessye Norman, Audra McDonald, Chita Rivera and Michael Feinstein, but never George Benson ... band of music director ...
Lemar To Join George Benson In Scarborough
  –  May 11, 2017
Brit Award winning soul and R&B star Lemar will join music legend George Benson for his show at Scarborough Open Air Theatre this summer. 10-time Grammy Award winner George– whose illustrious career spans five hit-packed decades – heads to the ...
 
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