Eight Time Grammy Award Winning Guitarman Goes "Unplugged"
Englewood's own George Benson, Performs LIVE at Englewood's bergenPAC Wednesday October 19th, 8 PM.
- New York, NY (1888PressRelease) October 04, 2011 - The soulful guitarman George Benson will be performing live at the Bergen Performing Arts Center on October 19 at 8 PM. He will be performing acoustic versions of hits including "Breezin," "On Broadway" and "Give Me the Night."
Benson's musical styling has become iconic because of the mix of his sultry voice and his amazing guitar playing skills. He is one the greatest jazz guitarist that has lived. He gained major success when he began to emphasize his vocals.
His 1976 single "Breezin" was a top 10 hit. It was followed by a string of hit albums. For a time Benson's guitar playing was put in the background. Ultimately in the 1980s he released albums that were solely guitar standards.
Benson's career has been going since the age of 21. Along the way he acquired major success, great respect among the musical community, and eight Grammy awards. Benson will surely put on an amazing show. He truly is a guitar legend.
30 North Van Brunt Street
Englewood, NJ 07631
About Bergen Performing Arts Center:
Known as The John Harms Center for 27 years, this cultural hub in Englewood, has been reborn as Bergen Performing Arts Center or bergenPAC. This 1367- seat theater is a landmark, and in its seventh season as bergenPAC it remains one of the finest acoustic halls in the United States. The legendary Tony Bennett and Canadian crooner k.d. lang recorded their 2003 Grammy award-winning CD live on bergenPAC's own stage through a broadband fiber-optic connection with Bennett Studios. bergenPAC is the home of a media production system that is unparalleled, upholding its reputation as a venue for outstanding music, dance and theater. As a non-profit corporation, bergenPAC has thrived thanks to the aid and generosity of sponsors, donors and patrons.
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