George Benson

“I don’t care who plays it; I just love the sound of the instrument” George Benson on his love for guitar

George Benson’s new live album captures an evocative performance from the jazz legend. We caught up with the 77-year-old one-time child prodigy to talk intimate gigs, signature guitars and the secrets of improvisation.

Interview with George Benson—Absolutely Famous

This interview was originally published in 2010. Anyone interested in jazz guitar has undoubtedly come across Cookbook, Benson Burner, and It's Uptown, an extraordinary triumvirate...
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