George Benson
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/960x540/p01bqg6z.jpg
1943-03-22
https://musicbrainz.org/artist/467f69b6-8d6d-4d2c-bfad-e89adf2806ff
George Benson

Biography

George Benson (born March 22, 1943) is an American musician, guitarist and singer-songwriter. He began his professional career at 21 as a jazz guitarist. Benson uses a rest-stroke picking technique similar to that of gypsy jazz players such as Django ...

Read more


Biography

George Benson (born March 22, 1943) is an American musician, guitarist and singer-songwriter. He began his professional career at 21 as a jazz guitarist. Benson uses a rest-stroke picking technique similar to that of gypsy jazz players such as Django Reinhardt.

Go to Bio



George Benson Tracks

Sort by

George Benson
No One Emotion
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqg6z.jpg
link
No One Emotion
George Benson
Breezin'
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqg6z.jpg
link
Breezin'
George Benson
Never Give Up on a Good Thing
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqg6z.jpg
link
Never Give Up on a Good Thing
George Benson
Nature Boy
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqg6z.jpg
link
Nature Boy
George Benson
I'll Be Good To You
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqg6z.jpg
link
I'll Be Good To You
George Benson
Footin' It
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqg6z.jpg
link
Footin' It
George Benson
What's On Your Mind
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqg6z.jpg
link
What's On Your Mind
George Benson
The Greatest Love Of All
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqg6z.jpg
link
The Greatest Love Of All
George Benson
Love Ballad
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqg6z.jpg
link
Love Ballad
George Benson
Take Five
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqg6z.jpg
link
Take Five
George Benson
Love Will Come Again (Joey Negro Edit)
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqg6z.jpg
link
Love Will Come Again (Joey Negro Edit)
George Benson
Just The Two Of Us
http://static.bbci.co.uk/music_clips/0.1.70/img/track_fallback.png
link
Just The Two Of Us
Add music you love and enjoy it
Playlists featuring George Benson
The Voice UK 2015
The Voice UK 2015



George Benson Biography

George Benson (born March 22, 1943) is an American musician, guitarist and singer-songwriter. He began his professional career at 21 as a jazz guitarist. Benson uses a rest-stroke picking technique similar to that of gypsy jazz players such as Django Reinhardt.

A former child prodigy, Benson first came to prominence in the 1960s, playing soul jazz with Jack McDuff and others. He then launched a successful solo career, alternating between jazz, pop, R&B singing, and scat singing. His album Breezin' was certified triple-platinum, hitting no. 1 on the Billboard album chart in 1976. His concerts were well attended through the 1980s, and he still has a large following. He has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

This entry is from Wikipedia, the user-contributed encyclopedia.It may not have been reviewed by professional editors and is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons License. If you find the biography content factually incorrect or highly offensive you can edit this article at wikipedia. Find out more about our use of this data.
Back to artist