‘Wekend in London”, new live album of George Benson
LONDON, November 13, 2020-GRAMMY-winning jazz icon George Benson releases ‘Weekend In London,’ an electrifying new live album capturing his 2019 performance at London’s intimate 250-seat Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club.
Only a handful of lucky fans were present as the lights went down that magical night in 2019. But now, Kevin Shirley’s dynamic production is your invitation to slide onto Ronnie Scott’s red velvet banquette, call for a scotch on the rocks and catch the sparks as Benson’s honeyed vocal and fluid licks drive the finest live outfit in modern jazz.
This hard-bitten jazzman might prefer spontaneity to setlists, but this latest live album nods to many of his countless career peaks, such as smash hit Give Me The Night, fan favorites like Love X Love and In Your Eyes, or classic covers such as Dave Bartholomew’s I Hear You Knocking and Donny Hathaway’s The Ghetto.