George Benson Beyond the Blue Horizon

Beyond the Blue Horizon
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CD Details

  • Released: May 22, 2007
  • Label: Mosaic Contemporary

Entertainment Reviews:

Q - 4/02, p.130
3 out of 5 stars - "...Benson nods to former employer MIles Davis with a cover of Davis's epochal 'So What' and explores subtle rhythms on 'Somewhere In The East'..."
Down Beat - 12/97, p.94
4.5 stars (out of 5) - "Guitarists should be pleased about the re-release of this classic by George Benson..."
Mojo (Publisher) - 6/02, p.125
"...Finds the guitarist in swaggering form..."

Tracks:

  • 1.So What
  • 2.Gentle Rain
  • 3.All Clear
  • 4.Ode To A Kudu
  • 5.Somewhere In The East
  • 6.All Clear
  • 7.Ode To A Kudu
  • 8.Somewhere In The East

Product Description:

Personnel: George Benson (guitar); Clarence Palmer (organ); Ron Carter (bass); Jack DeJohnette (drums); Michael Cameron, Albert Nicholson (percussion).
Recorded at Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on February 2-3, 1971. Includes liner notes by Steve Futterman.
All tracks have been digitally remastered.
Personnel: George Benson (guitar); Clarence Palmer (organ); Ron Carter (bass guitar); Jack DeJohnette (drum); Albert Nicholson, Michael Cameron (percussion).
In 1971, long before George Benson got the idea to sing more regularly, he recorded BLUE HORIZON, a straight-ahead soul-jazz session. Here, the main focus is on Benson's guitar playing, which is sharp and lively throughout. His band on this recording includes two ex-Miles Davis band-members, Ron Carter (bass) and Jack DeJohnette (drums), both of whom play with forceful finesse.
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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 115,812
  • UPC: 886970887021
  • Shipping Weight: 0.21/lbs (approx)
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