george benson

George Benson

Young George Benson first began his journey to becoming a professional jazz guitarist and singer by playing his ukulele for money on the streets of Pittsburgh’s bustling Hill District in the 1960s. Under the tutelage of several Pittsburgh jazz pros, Benson started playing the guitar, even recording his first song at the tender age of ten. A graduate of the now closed Schenley High School, Benson formed his own bands, and eventually was hired on to play guitar for the legendary Miles

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