George Benson sees a bright future for jazz’s next generation and the place of his chosen instrument in it. “There’s a lot of rhythm in the world today, a lot of danceable music. And the guitar is a powerful instrument, not a background instrument like it was 70 years ago,” he says. Benson comes to the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday for a concert with Kenny G.
George Benson sees a bright future for jazz’s next generation and the place of his chosen instrument in it. “There’s a lot of rhythm in the world today, a lot of danceable music. And the guitar is a powerful instrument, not a background instrument like it was 70 years ago,” he says. Benson comes to the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday for a concert with Kenny G. United Talent Agency
George Benson sees a bright future for jazz’s next generation and the place of his chosen instrument in it. “There’s a lot of rhythm in the world today, a lot of danceable music. And the guitar is a powerful instrument, not a background instrument like it was 70 years ago,” he says. Benson comes to the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday for a concert with Kenny G. United Talent Agency
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