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.

Fleetwood Mac, George Benson, B-52’s songs have a new publisher in Hipgnosis

Hipgnosis, a company co-founded by Nile Rodgers, acquired the publishing rights from Kobalt for $323 million.

George Benson announces Weekend In London live album

Recorded in 2019 at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club in London, UK.

Why playing fast shouldn’t matter

Speed thrills, but you shouldn’t obsess over clocking a hundred miles per hour with your fingers.

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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