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Stephanie Mills, George Benson To Headline At Jazz On The River Event In Trenton

TRENTON, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) — The sound of smooth jazz is making a comeback for the 25th annual Jazz on the River event this weekend. The free event will be held from 1:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 6 and 7 at Elizabeth Park (4461 Elizabeth Drive in Trenton). It will feature singer-songwriter Stephanie Mills and singer-guitarist George Benson, who will close out the shows on Saturday and Sunday respectively. LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 18: Stephanie Mills performs onstage during DesignCare 2022 Gala to benefit the HollyRod Foundation on June 18, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tiffany Rose/Getty Images...
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Stephanie Mills and George Benson to Headline Jazz on the River

Jazz on the River returns to Trenton’s Elizabeth Park on Aug. 6 and 7. This year, the event is celebrating its 25th anniversary and will feature headliners Stephanie Mills and George Benson. Mills, a Grammy-winning R&B singer-songwriter, played Dorothy in the original run of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical...

NAMM 2022: Ibanez announces new signature guitars for Steve Vai, Nita Strauss, George Benson, Joe Satriani and more

• GEAR EXPO SUMMER 2022: all the latest gear from NAMM and beyond. NAMM 2022: With Fender, Gibson and PRS all absent from NAMM 2022, the spotlight fell on Ibanez to deliver on new releases at the show. And as usual, it had plenty of fuel in the electric guitar tank with new signature models for some of its highest profile artists including Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Nita Strauss and George Benson.
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Ruth Eckerd Hall to present George Benson

CLEARWATER — Grammy Award-winner George Benson will perform Friday, May 27, 8 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $42.75. Call 727-791-7400 or visit Benson has the rare distinction of being in the pop consciousness while remaining in the pantheon of jazz...

MOJO Time Machine: Dolly Parton, Carly Simon, George Benson And More Light Up New York

It seemed every show boasted an element of importance that month in New York City. On the 14, Carly Simon, who’d been retired for five years and was soon to provide the theme to Bond movie The Spy who Loved Me, opted to return to live performance via a brace of gigs at Paul Colby’s Other End, the small Bleecker Street club formerly known as the Bitter End. The welcoming committee proved suitably stellar, with Mick Jagger, Herbie Mann, Warren Beatty, Art Garfunkel and Diane Keaton among the well-wishers exchanging pleasantries with the singer’s hubby James Taylor.

Herbie Hancock, George Benson to perform at Atlanta Jazz Festival

Jazz greats Herbie Hancock and George Benson will perform at the 45th annual Atlanta Jazz Festival in Piedmont Park over Memorial Day weekend. The three-day event will feature a mix of world-renowned and emerging jazz artists performing in the park. Here’s the full line-up:  Saturday, May 28 1:00 pm – Kebbi Williams and The Wolfpack […] The post Herbie Hancock, George Benson to perform at Atlanta Jazz Festival appeared first on Reporter Newspapers & Atlanta Intown.

George Benson set to perform at Rivers Casino

Guitarist, vocalist and songwriter George Benson will perform at Rivers Casino on Thursday, Aug. 11, at 8 p.m. A 10-time Grammy-winning performer who has dabbled in pop, rock, funk and disco, Benson has recorded 36 studio albums during a career that has lasted over six decades. His discography includes 1980’s Give Me the Night and 1976’s Breezin’, which was certified triple platinum and earned him multiple Grammy Award nominations.

Atlanta Jazz Festival welcomes Herbie Hancock, George Benson, and Eddie Palmieri to Piedmont Park May 28-30

The Atlanta Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs presents the 45th Annual Atlanta Jazz Festival Memorial Day Weekend May 28-30 at Historic Piedmont Park. This year's headliners include three icons of the music genre—-Herbie Hancock, George Benson, and Eddie Palmieri Afro Caribbean Jazz Septet. Other scheduled performers include Joe Alterman,...
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Herbie Hancock, George Benson headline Jacksonville Jazz Festival

The Jacksonville Jazz Festival is coming to Memorial Day weekend, May 26-29. The Downtown event, sponsored by the city Division of Sports and Entertainment, was announced March 3. Performers include Herbie Hancock, George Benson, Mindi Abair, David Sánchez, Jazzmeia Horn, Christian Sands Trio, Emmet Cohen Trio, The United States Air...

Herbie Hancock, George Benson to headline 2022 Jazz Fest

After being pushed to the fall last year due to the pandemic, the 2022 Jacksonville Jazz Festival will return to its traditional slot of Memorial Day Weekend. The main festival will take place May 27-29 on two downtown sites: The Swingin’ Stage at Riverfront Plaza, and the Groovin’ Stage at Ford on Bay, with the two stages connected via activations along Independent Drive.

Herbie Hancock, George Benson, Mindi Abair to headline 2022 Jacksonville Jazz Festival

Herbie Hancock and George Benson will headline the 2022 Jacksonville Jazz Festival when it returns to its traditional Memorial Day weekend slot. Other acts announced Thursday for the May 26-29 festival in the downtown Jacksonville streets include Mindi Abair, David Sanchez, Jazzmeia Horn, the Christian Sands Trio, the Emmet Cohen Trio, the U.S. Air Force Airmen of Note and the John Lumpkin Trio. Other acts will be announced over the next few weeks.