Posts Tagged ‘George Benson’

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The 9th annual Capital Jazz SuperCruise will be sailing October 24-November 1, 2015!

The Capital Jazz SuperCruise is a full-ship charter music and entertainment cruise held each fall. Our “jazz cruise with soul” features concerts, parties, jam sessions, workshops, games, and much more. The 2015 Capital Jazz SuperCruise will be held on the Carnival Liberty cruise ship, embarks from San Juan, Puerto Rico with ports of call in Barbados, Martinique, Grenada and Tobago from October 24 – November 1, 2015.

Line-up includes: George Benson, Musiq Soulchild, Maysa, Gerald Albright & Norman Brown, Kenny Lattimore, Keiko Matsui, Walter Beasley, Gretchen Parlato, Eric Roberson, Rachelle Ferrell, Raul Midón, Joe, Joey Sommerville, Bobby Caldwell, Floetry, Step Afrika!, comedian Michael Colyar, plus a special performance by Chaka Khan.

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The DREAM LINEUP of smooth jazz festivals is here! Benson, Sanborn, Culbertson, and Jarreau — just to mention a few! The 2015 Seabreeze Jazz Festival coming April 22-26th to Panama City Beach, FL is over the top with MORE OF YOUR FAVORITE SMOOTH JAZZ ARTISTS — all together in one ultimate weekend of music just steps away from the white sand beaches and emerald-green waters.

Named a “Top 10 Jazz Festival in the USA” by JazzIZ Magazine — the Seabreeze Jazz Festival has become a destination festival where great music and good times combine with a true Florida Beach Vacation. Tickets are sold in 41 states and 7 countries. Over 25 artists — all with charting music on Billboard’s Contemporary Jazz charts! It’s not a dream. It’s the Dream Lineup! Call 800-595-4849 for tickets or go online to http://www.seabreezejazzfestival.com.

Thursday, April 23, 2015 – 10:30 am

10:30am — Jazzy Lunch Cruise with Eric Darius aboard The Solaris (Lighthouse Marina, Panama City Beach)

3pm — Gates open at Amphitheater | 5pm — Urban Jazz Coalition featuring Althea René | 6:30pm — The Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman | 8:30pm — Euge Groove | 10:30pm — Seabreeze After Party All-Star Jam hosted by Eric Darius ( Pompano Joe’s at Pier Park)

Friday, April 24, 2015 – 4:00 pm

3pm — Gates open | 5pm — Down To The Bone | 6:30pm — Ken Ford | 8:30pm — George Benson | 10:30pm — Seabreeze After Party All-Star Jam hosted by Euge Groove (Pompano Joe’s at Pier Park)

Saturday, April 25, 2015 – 9:30 am

8:30am — Gates open | 9:30am — Rob Tardik | 11am — Eric Darius | 12:30pm — Acoustic Alchemy | 2:30pm — The Sax Pack Reunion featuring Jeff Kashiwa, Steve Cole and Kim Waters | 4:30pm — Brian Culbertson | 6:30pm — Vocalist Al Jarreau | 8:30pm — BWB featuring Norman Brown, Kirk Whalum and Rick Braun | 10:30pm — Seabreeze After Party All-Star Jam hosted by Brian Culbertson (Pompano Joe’s at Pier Park)

Sunday, April 26, 2015 – 9:30 am

8:30am — Gates open | 9:30am — Ryan Montano (Seabreeze Rising Star) | 11am — The Seabreeze Groove Project featuring Four80East, Matt Marshak and Marcus Anderson | 12:30pm — Chris Standring | 2:30pm — Mindi Abair and The Boneshakers | 4:30pm — Jazz Funk Soul featuring Chuck Loeb, Jeff Lorber and Everette Harp | 6:30pm — Josh Vietti | 8:30pm — David Sanborn

Pier Park Amphitheater, 500 Pier Park Dr, Panama City Beach, Florida 32413

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George Benson brings his iconic sound back to Mesa Arts Center. With a career spanning four decades, Benson has been heralded as a jazz guitarist of unparalleled chops and a vocalist with great emotional range and sophistication—And a spectacular combination of both. Back by popular demand from his 2012 sold-out performance, George Benson teams up once more with The Phoenix Symphony for a show of Benson’s original hits including “Breezin’”, “This Masquerade” and more. Don’t miss this spectacular one-night-only performance!

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 – 7:30 pm

Mesa Arts Center, 1 East Main St, Mesa, Arizona 85201 (Tempe)

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George Benson
The 10-time Grammy Award winning musician brings his masterful guitar playing along with some of his greatest hits including classics “Give Me The Night,” “Lady Love Me (One More Time),” “Turn Your Love Around,” “Love X Love,” “Never Give Up On a Good Thing” and “In Your Eyes.” Enjoy.

Chaka Khan
Chaka Khan is known as one of the best soul music singers/songwriters around, with the rare ability to delve into any genre of music from funk, R&B, pop, rock, jazz, gospel, hip-hop and classical. She has won 10 Grammys and countless other awards.

Thursday, September 18, 2014 – 7:30 pm

Los Angeles County Fair, 1101 W McKinley Ave, Pomona, California 91768

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The LA Phil, which presents the summer season at the Hollywood Bowl, will now present the Playboy Jazz Festival. We look forward to continuing this cherished tradition!

The Playboy Jazz Festival is June 14 and 15, 2014.

 June 14, 2014 

Dianne Reeves

Jamie Cullum

Celebrating George Duke! Starring Al Jarreau and Stanley Clarke w/ Ndugu Chancler, Paul Jackson, Jr., Byron Miller, Greg Phillinganes, Josie James, Lil John Roberts

John Beasley, music director

Kenny Barron with special guest Ravi Coltrane

Arturo Sandoval Big Band

Allen Stone

Butler, Bernstein & The Hot 9 featuring Henry Butler and Steven Bernstein

Tia Fuller

The New Jump Blues featuring Antonio ‘Huggy Bear’ Fargas

The LAUSD/Beyond the Bell All City Jazz Band under the direction of Tony White and J.B. Dyas

George Lopez, master of ceremonies

 

June 15, 2014 

George Benson with special guest Earl Klugh

Dave Holland, Kevin Eubanks, Craig Taborn and Eric Harland: PRISM

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Dr. Lonnie Smith “In the Beginning” Octet

José James

Juan de Marcos & The Afro-Cuban All Stars

Jon Batiste and Stay Human

James Cotton Blues Band with special guest Big Jay McNeely

Los Amigos Invisibles

Esperanza High School Band under the direction of Brad Davis

George Lopez, master of ceremonies

Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N Highland Ave, Hollywood, California 90068

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SUMMER TOUR

US

5/9 Atlanta, GA – Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center
5/10 Sewell, NJ – TD Bank Center for the Arts
6/14 Temecula, CA – Thornton Winery
6/15 Hollywood, CA – Playboy Jazz Festival

EUROPE
6/18 London, UK – Ronnie Scott’s SOLD OUT
6/19 Glasgow, UK – Glasgow Royal Hall
6/20 Manchester, UK – Manchester Bridgewater Hall
6/22 Birmingham, UK – Birmingham Symphony Hall
6/23 London, UK – Hampton Court Palace Festival
6/25 London, UK – Royal Albert Hall SOLD OUT
6/26 Bournemouth, UK – Bournemouth International Centre
6/28 Paris, FR – L’ Olympia
6/29 Paris, FR – Theatre du Casino Barriere
7/3 Mantauban, FR – Jardin des Plantes
7/4 Barcelona, ES – Palau Real Pedrables
7/11 Milan, IT – Villa Arconati Festival
7/12 Juan Les Pins, FR – Jazz a Juan

US
7/19 Winter Park, CO – Winter Park Jazz Festival
7/26 Lincoln, CA – Thunder Valley Casino Resort
8/30 High Point, NC – John Coltrane International Jazz & Blues Festival
8/31 Vienna, VA – Wolf Trap Filene Center
9/18 Pomona, CA – Los Angeles County Fair
10/23 New York, NY – B.B. Kings Blues Club & Grill *2 shows!
10/24 New Brusnwick, NJ – State Theatre
10/26 Portsmouth, NH – Music Hall
11/9 Carmel, IN – The Palldium * Inspiration, A Tribute To Nat King Cole

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The Winter Park & Fraser Chamber today announced the lineup for the 2014 Winter Park Jazz Festival, which will be held July 19-20 in Colorado’s Favorite PlaygroundTM. The renowned festival will be held in the heart of Winter Park in Hideaway Park.

Tickets are on sale at 12 p.m. MT  and may be purchased by calling the Winter Park Jazz Festival Box Office at
888-409-5974 or at Ticket Master via http://www.ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000. After June 5 tickets may also be
purchased in person at the Winter Park Jazz Festival Box Office, located at 78841 U.S. Hwy 40 in Winter Park.

Winter Park Jazz Festival Lineup
• Saturday, July 19

o George Benson
o Larry Graham & Graham Central Station
o Jazz, Funk & Soul featuring Chuck Leob, Jeff Lorber and Everette Harp
o Elan Trotman with special guest Jessy J.
o Mary Louise Lee Band
• Sunday, July 20

o Brian McKnight
o Boney James
o Chrisette Michelle
o Dotsero

Hideaway Park, Winter Park, Colorado  (Denver area)