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George Benson - Breezin' (1990)

22-08-2016, 17:44
Jazz | FLAC / APE

Title: Breezin'
Year Of Release: 1990
Label: Warner Bros / Wea
Genre: Jazz
Quality: FLAC (Image+.cue)/MP3 320 kbps
Total Time: 38:56 min
Total Size: 279 mb/127 mb

All of a sudden, George Benson became a pop superstar with this album, thanks to its least representative track. Most of Breezin' is a softer-focused variation of Benson's R&B/jazz-flavored CTI work, his guitar as assured and fluid as ever with Claus Ogerman providing the suave orchestral backdrops and his crack then-working band (including Ronnie Foster on keyboards and sparkplug Phil Upchurch on rhythm guitar) pumping up the funk element. Yet it is the sole vocal track (his first in many years), Leon Russell's "This Masquerade" -- where George unveiled his new trademark, scatting along with a single-string guitar solo -- that reached number ten on the pop singles chart and drove the album all the way to number one on the pop (!) LP chart. The attractive title track also became a minor hit single, although Gabor Szabo's 1971 recording with composer Bobby Womack is even more fetching. In the greater scheme of Benson's career, Breezin' is really not so much a breakthrough as it is a transition album; the guitar is still the core of his identity.

George Benson - Breezin' (1990)
01. Breezin' [5:42]
02. This Masquerade [8:04]
03. Six to Four [5:11]
04. Affirmation [6:58]
05. So This is Love? [7:04]
06. Lady [5:55]

George Benson - guitar, vocals
Jorge Dalto - piano, clavinet
Ronnie Foster - electric piano, Moog synthesizer
Phil Upchurch - rhythm guitar
Ralph MacDonald - percussion
Stanley Banks - bass
Claus Ogerman - arranger, conductor
Harvey Mason, Sr. - drums
Noel Newbolt - Associate Producer

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