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Benson : the autobiography

Author: George Benson; Alan Goldsher
Publisher: Boston, MA : Da Capo Press, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2014]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Over the course of his fifty-year career, George Benson has performed for hundreds of millions of fans around the world, received ten Grammy Awards, and recorded with some of the most revered musicians of his era. In 2011, he earned a National Endowment of the Arts Jazz Masters Award. And he has finally decided to tell his story. Benson: The Autobiography An open and truthful raconteur, Benson discusses his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Benson, George.
Benson : The Autobiography.
New York : Da Capo Press, ©2014
Named Person: George Benson; George Benson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Benson; Alan Goldsher
ISBN: 9780306822308 030682230X
OCLC Number: 885122017
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The steel city --
Little Georgie goes to New York --
Those doo-wop sounds --
Interlude #1. A quick tour of Pittsburgh --
Brother Jack --
Interlude #2. Catching the early Trane --
Discovered --
Playing with Verve ... and Miles ... and A & M --
Interlude #3. Miles ahead and Miles beyond --
The sound of the seventies --
Interlude #4. Chops vs. vibes --
From Breezin' to Broadway and beyond --
Final interlude --
I keep going.
Responsibility: George Benson with Alan Goldsher ; foreword by Bill Cosby.
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The much-awaited story of celebrated singer, songwriter, composer, and guitarist George Benson, with a foreword by Bill Cosby.  Read more...

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