George Benson

19 July 2009

Tribute to Nat King ColeAfter the electrical storm of Placebo, the festival of Villafranco sees the arrival of George Benson, one of the great exponent of jazz guitar, in a homage to the seductive melodies of Nat King Cole. Joining the jazzmaster on stage will be the Philharmonic Orchestra of Venice led by Randy Waldman, and a five-piece choir, as well as Benson's own band of Michael ONeill (guitar and vocals Randy Waldman (piano Stanley Banks (bass Thom Hall (keyboards) and Buddy Williams (drums). The evening promises a true commemoration of one of the most popular vocalists of the 1950s, with such unfgorgettable classics as Unforgettable and Mona Lisa.
By Insidecom Editorial Staff