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George Benson Working on New Album

Jan 04 2013
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Legendary guitarist George Benson is in the studio working on his next album - a tribute to his favorite artist, Nat 'King' Cole.  George is recording the set with a full orchestra and has invited his fans to participate in the making of the album via the group pledgemusic.com.  Benson also participated in a new book from author Julia Crowe entitled My First Guitar: Tales of True Love and Lost Chords from 70 Legendary Musicians.  The forward of the book is handled by The Police guitarist Andy Summers and includes stories from Benson and musicians like Jimmy Page, Les Paul, Pat Metheny and Melissa Etheridge, among many others.  Coming up later this month, George will be the special guest for the Smooth Jazz Cruise, performing in the port destination of Cozumel, Mexico January 17-18 and January 24-25, 2013.

Last changed: Jan 04 2013 at 8:41 AM

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