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By Alan Goldsher, George Benson

ISBN-10: 0306822296

ISBN-13: 9780306822292

Book Details:

ISBN: 0306822296
EAN: 9780306822292
ASIN: 0306822296
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Publication Date: 2014-08-26
Number of Pages: 256
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books, Goodreads

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Over the span of his illustrious five-decade profession, George Benson has bought thousands of documents, played for hundreds and hundreds of thousands of enthusiasts, and minimize one of the most liked jazz and soul tunes in tune historical past. however the guitarist/vocalist is far greater than "This Masquerade," "On Broadway," "Turn Your Love Around," and "Give Me the Night." Benson is a flat-out idea, a multitalented artist who survived an impoverished youth and molded himself into the 1st true-and really successful-jazz/soul crossover artist. And now, at the heels of receiving the distinguished NEW Jazz Masters award, George has eventually determined to inform his tale. And what a narrative it is.

Benson: The Autobiography follows George's striking upward push from the ghettos of Pittsburgh to the phases of South Africa, and in all places in among. George Benson is an unprecedented storyteller, and his stories of scuffling at the Chitlin Circuit with jazz legend Brother Jack McDuff, navigating his means during the recording studio with Miles Davis, and appearing with the likes of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Stevie ask yourself, Aretha Franklin, B.B. King, Quincy Jones, Benny Goodman, Rod Stewart, Chaka Khan, count number Basie, and Lou Rawls will enthrall devotees of either tune historical past and dad culture.

A deal with for severe listeners, hardcore guitar aficionados, and informal tune fans alike, George's long-awaited ebook permits readers to satisfy the fellow who's probably the most loved, prolific, and bestselling musicians of his or the other era.

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