A 10-time Grammy award winner, George Benson is widely considered one of the most accomplished guitarists in jazz history.
His musicianship and rich, expressive tenor voice has allowed George Benson to enjoy a career spanning 50 years. His discography
is extensive, consisting of 35 studio albums, six live recordings and numerous George Benson greatest hits compilations.
The opportunity to witness this unique musical talent perform live is one not to be missed. Purchase you George Benson tickets via StubHub! UK under the assurance of our FanProtect Guarantee to catch this legendary artist on tour.
George Benson Biography - A Musical Prodigy
Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1943, George Benson's musical talent was apparent from an early age. By eight-years-old
he was already playing the guitar in an unlicensed night club whilst he recorded his first single, She Makes Me Mad', at just
In his late teens and early 20s, George Benson began recording soul-jazz music under a range of different record labels.
Although he became a notable figure in the jazz community, it was in the late 70s, after signing to Warner Bros. Records,
that George Benson was exposed to a wider audience. The 1976 album Breezin' started utilizing his vocals on notable
songs such as This Masquerade', receiving much critical acclaim. The album marks the most commercially successful period of
George Benson's career, and he enjoyed a string of hit R&B-influenced albums, including the 1980 offering Give Me the Night.
The album's eponymous lead single is George Benson's best charting song, reaching number one on the US R&B charts as well
as number four on the Billboard Hot 100.
However, George Benson was ultimately unhappy compromising his musical integrity to chase chart success, and since the
late 80s has returned to the guitar-influenced work of his earlier career. Today, George Benson tickets remain a desirable
commodity for fans of live music, with the jazz maestro wowing crowds the world over with his inimitable instrumental facility.
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