First ever All-Star Tribute To George Benson featuring George Duke, Marcus Miller, Stokley Williams (Mint Condition), Phil Perry, Patrice Rushen, Paul Jackson Jr, Ronnie Foster, Andreas Oberg, Tim “TiO” Owens, Wah Wah Watson, Michael White, Dio Saucedo, and many more.
Los Angeles, CA - “This monumental project includes some of my superstar friends who are among the world’s best known artists of our time. The man known as U-Nam, is destined to become one of the most controversial musicians and his music will give you renewed desire for powered guitar. It is an honor to be the subject of this new guitar and musical star. This project sounds FANTASTIC...” - George Benson
Highly acclaimed French guitarist U-Nam (#1 Hit on the Billboard Charts in 2007) has taken on the ambitious project of creating a George Benson Tribute, acknowledged as no small task by those familiar with the Legend’s music. But according to GB himself, U-Nam is surely qualified for this undertaking. This album includes a MEGA ALL-STAR line up of artists and musicians including many of the talented performers that appeared on George Benson’s historic albums. Some of the artists on the album include but are not limited to:
George Duke, Marcus Miller, Stokley Williams (Mint Condition), Phil Perry, Patrice Rushen, Paul Jackson Jr, Ronnie Foster, Andreas Oberg, Tim “TiO” Owens, Wah Wah Watson, Michael White, Dio Saucedo, and many more.
According to U-Nam, one can, “Expect the Unexpected!" as a part of the “Best, Biggest, Most Exciting and Intimidating project of his life." The album is going to follow in the footsteps of “GB" with a mix of Jazz, R'n'B, Pop, Soul and musical innovation.
The first three singles of the album “Give Me The Night”, “Love X Love” and “Shiver” have already reached Top 5 on several R’n’B and Jazz charts throughout the world. As said and recorded by Jeff Lacey, “GB's the King, U-Nam's the Prince".
1. Weekend in LA (LISTEN TO AUDIO)
2. Give Me the Night (LISTEN TO AUDIO)
3. Shiver (LISTEN TO AUDIO)
4. Love X Love (LISTEN TO AUDIO)
5. Nature Boy (LISTEN TO AUDIO)
6. This Masquerade (LISTEN TO AUDIO)
7. Hip Ship (LISTEN TO AUDIO)
8. I Just Wanna Hang Around You (LISTEN TO AUDIO)
9. Turn Your Love Around
10. Before You Go/Breezin
11. On Broadway