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JAZZ ROOTS: George Benson: A Night of BREEZIN' and Greatest Hits

Friday, Feb 16, 2018     12:00 PM
(5 months ago)

Adrienne Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL   [+Venue Details]
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Concert Jazz Miami
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Simply one of the greatest artists in jazz history, 10-time GRAMMY winner and NEA Jazz Master George Benson is an amazingly versatile musician, whose adept skills find him crossing easily between straight-ahead jazz, smooth jazz, and contemporary R&B. At various points along the five-decade continuum of his storied career, he has been heralded as a jazz guitarist of unparalleled chops, a vocalist with great emotional range and sophistication or a combination of both. However, he regards himself as an entertainer in the broadest sense of the word – a singer of songs, a spinner of tales.

The evening will begin with Jake Shimabukuro who has become one of the most exceptional and innovative uke players in the history of the instrument—an artist who has drawn comparisons to musical titans such as Jimi Hendrix and Miles Davis. He has collaborated with artists from Yo-Yo Ma, Jimmy Buffett, Jack Johnson and Cyndi Lauper to Ziggy Marley, Dave Koz, Lyle Lovett and Bette Midler, and wowed audiences at SXSW, Bonnaroo, the Playboy Jazz Festival, and the cutting-edge TED conference.

$121 for 3 concert package

Event being held in Knight Concert Hall
TICKETS
$$121

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1300 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL
33132

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For more information on this event: http://www.arshtcenter.org/en/Tickets/Subscriptions/Jazz/Jazz-Roots-2017-18/
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