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George Benson
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  • George Benson is an American musician, guitarist and singer-songwriter
How old is George Benson in 2021? / Age: 78 years

 George Benson facts

  • He began his professional career at 21 as a jazz guitarist
  • Benson uses a rest-stroke picking technique similar to that of gypsy jazz players such as Django Reinhardt
  • A former child prodigy, Benson first came to prominence in the 1960s, playing soul jazz with Jack McDuff and others
  • He then launched a successful solo career, alternating between jazz, pop, R&B singing, and scat singing
  • His album Breezin' was certified triple-platinum, hitting no
  • 1 on the Billboard album chart in 1976
  • His concerts were well attended through the 1980s, and he still has a large following
  • He has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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