Benson's New Mascot 4/1/19
Mascot Label Group/Provogue recently announced the signing of Soul and Jazz guitar legend George Benson, with a new album scheduled for a Spring 2019 release. The 10 time Grammy Award winner and NEA Jazz Master is one of the greatest guitarists in Jazz history and has released 35 studio albums, including the multi-platinum Billboard #1 ‘Breezin'. He has also had a string of hits to his name including ‘Give Me The Night’, ‘Never Give Up On A Good Thing’, ‘The Greatest Love Of All’, ‘On Broadway’, ‘Love X Love’, ‘Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love For You’, ‘This Masquerade’ and many more. Inspired by Charlie Christian and Wes Montgomery at a young age, he got his first break in the Brother Jack McDuff Quartet in 1964 and went on to be a global star. Along the way he has recorded with Frank Sinatra, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Miles Davis, The Count Basie Orchestra, Chaka Khan, Bobby Womack, Tony Bennett, Mary J Blige, Vanessa Williams, Rod Stewart and Gorillaz amongst others. He has also been honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.