George Benson & Earl Klugh – Live in Tokyo “88

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George Benson & Earl Klugh

George Benson & Earl Klugh presented their joint studio album “Collaboration”, played in the style of smooth jazz and recorded in 1987. Jazz guitar legend George Benson teams with classical guitarist Earl Klugh. In my opinion this is one of the greatest collaborations ever recorded. George impresses with his great jazz chops and Earl is awesome with his classical style of playing.

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Joe Bonamassa & George Benson

Joe Bonamassa & George Benson Jazz and Blues Common Threads

Joe Bonamassa and George Benson

We caught up with American blues rock guitarist and singer, Joe Bonamassa and ten-time Grammy Award-winning musician and jazz guitarist, George Benson at the Comerica Theatre in Phoenix, AZ for this tremendeously rare and candid conversation about their respective influences and the common thread between jazz and blues.  (more…)