George Benson

George Benson

George Benson  American Musician


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George Benson is a 73 year old American Musician. Born on 22nd March, 1943 in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania and educated at Connelly High School, he is famous for Recording This Masquerade in a career that spans 1954 (as little George Benson) 1963–present and 1954 (as little George Benson) and 1963–present. His zodiac sign is Aries.

George Benson is a member of the following lists: American male composers, Singers from Pennsylvania and Musicians from Phoenix, Arizona.


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First Name George
Last Name Benson
Age 73 years
Birthday 22nd March, 1943
Birthplace Pittsburg, Pennsylvania
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
High School Connelly High School
Occupation Text Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist
Occupation Musician
Claim to Fame Recording This Masquerade
Music Genre (Text) Jazz, funk, rhythm and blues, soul
Music Genre Jazz
Year(s) Active 1954 (as little George Benson) 1963–present, 1954 (as little George Benson), 1963–present
Music Style Hard Bop, Jazz-Pop, Contemporary Jazz, Crossover Jazz, Smooth Jazz, Fusion, Jazz Instrument, Guitar Jazz, Quiet Storm, R&B
Music Mood Soothing, Elegant, Sophisticated, Intimate, Laid-Back/Mellow, Refined/Mannered, Stylish, Amiable/Good-Natured, Gentle, Reserved, Earthy, Rollicking, Playful, Energetic, Romantic
Instrument Vocals, Guitar
Instrument (text) Vocals, guitar, archtop guitar
Record Label Prestige Records (1964–65), Columbia Records (1966–67), Verve Records (1968), A&M Records (1968–70), CTI Records (1971–76), Warner Bros. Records (1976–94), GRP Records (1995–2005), Concord Records (2006–present)
Associated Acts Jack McDuff, Earl Klugh, Al Jarreau, Joe Farrell, Count Basie Orchestra, McCoy Tyner, Joe Sample, Fuse One, Wes Montgomery, Django Reinhardt, Charlie Christian
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George Benson (born March 22, 1943) is an American musician, guitarist and singer-songwriter. He began his professional career at twenty-one, as a jazz guitarist. Benson uses a rest-stroke picking technique similar to that of gypsy jazz players such as Django Reinhardt.

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omarsclubFeb 16, 2011

what a legend awesome live too

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