9 Total Quotes

George Benson Quotes

I have been doing music all my life so everyday when I get up I expect music will be part of it.
George Benson
#American Musician #Life

My whole career from the early 70s on has been mind-blowing. I didn't imagine in my life that I would ever be considered a guitar player first of all because I started off as a singer.
George Benson
#American Musician

I listen to other guitar players, yeah. It gives me new concepts and shows me where the instrument is going for the future and it is going some places. There are some musicians who are really putting out a good vibe with new theories. I try and keep up.
George Benson
#American Musician

I have not heard a whole lot of the rock genre. I tell you what knocked me out though. I was in Holland and I went to a Robbie Williams concert. There were 50,000 people there. That was an eye-opener.
George Benson
#Genre

The jazz always seems to automatically come out, because it was from my jazz days that I learned that spark. And the nice thing with my band and this repertoire, which is a complete joy, is that we go beyond just playing chords and melody. It is music that can stretch out.
George Benson
#Jazz

We're projecting roughly a three percent growth this year and that could get even higher as we go forward.
George Benson
#Growth

As my career has progressed, I've had the pleasure of playing with the baddest jazz cats on the planet. But that doesn't change my desire to entertain folks. That's really who I am.
George Benson
#American Musician

The greatest guitar player in the world today for me is Paco de Lucia, who is actually Spanish.
George Benson
#American Musician