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George Benson (Jazz Singer) - Age, Birthday, Bio, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Height & More

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George Benson
George Washington Benson is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter. He started his professional career at the age of 19 as a jazz guitarist. Once a child prodigy, Benson made his debut in the 1960s, performing jazz soul music with Jack McDuff and others. After that he began a successful solo career, alternating between jazz, pop, R&B and sc vocals. His album Breezin 'was certified three platinum, failed. 1 on the 1976 Billboard Albums chart. His concerts were in large numbers by audiences throughout the 1980s, and he still has a large following. Benson was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
BornMarch 22, 1943, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
GenresJazz, R&B, funk, soul
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, musician
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
Years active1954–present
LabelsPrestige, Columbia, Verve, A&M, CTI, Warner Bros, GRP, Concord, Mascot
Associated actsJack McDuff, Fuse One

About George Benson

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George Benson

Jazz Singer George Benson was born on March 22, 1943 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States (He's 80 years old now).

He was a jazz guitarist and singer who had a success with"On Broadway" in 1978. Django Reinhart's style has been compared to his.

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George Benson before becoming famous

George Benson was born in the Zodiac sign Aries (The Ram), and 1943 is also the year of Goat (羊) in the Chinese Zodiac.

He started playing his ukulele in a pharmacy.

Achievement of George Benson

He has ten Grammy Awards and a quadruple Platinum-selling album titled Breezin'.

George Benson's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

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George Benson

He married Johnnie in 1965, and the couple had six children.

George Benson on Social Media

George Benson's news on his Twitter: @gbguitar.

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George Benson Collabed with

He formerly worked for Trumpet Player Miles Davis.

George Benson Income & Net worth

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Latest information about George Benson updated on March 18 2023.