About the album Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole:
Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole is a studio album from George Benson. This album is hitting the stage on 4th of June, 2013. It is getting released by Concord Jazz. Besides George Benson there are many more people who contributed for this album and below are the complete list of members who contributed with their respective roles.
• George Benson – Vocals, Guitar
• Wynton Marsalis – Trumpet (on track 3)
• Idina Menzel – Vocals (on track 5)
• Till Brönner – Trumpet (on track 9)
• Judith Hill – Vocals (on track 11)
• Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra
About George Benson:
George Benson was born in the year 1943 on 22nd on March. He is one of the popular Grammy Award-winning American musicians who won this award 10 times. He started his career at the age of 21 as an excellent jazz guitarist. He gained popularity for the first time after playing soul jazz with many others including Jack McDuff. After this he decided to launch a career in music with solo acts which includes Jazz, R&B, Pop as well as scat singing. He uses a special rest-stroke picking technique in his music. The genres in which he actually performs include Jazz, Funk, Blues, rhythm and soul. There are several successful musical numbers delivered by this great artist and we expect more from him in the coming years.
Track list of Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole:
The regular version of this album is having 13 tracks which are mentioned below. Apart from that there are 2 more tracks for Best Buy bonus tracks
• “Mona Lisa” (as Little Georgie Benson)
• “Just One of Those Things”
• “Walkin’ My Baby”
• “When I Fall in Love”
• “Route 66″
• “Nature Boy”
• “Straighten Up and Fly Right”
• “Too Young”
• “I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter”
• “Mona Lisa”
Best Buy bonus tracks:
• “That Sunday, That Summer”
• “Ramblin’ Rose”
Review on Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole:
George Benson never forgets to acknowledge that Cole was among those people who acted as an inspiration in his life when he was a young musician and just started his career. Besides his fans, George Benson himself is waiting eagerly for the launch of the album. Expectations are there that this album will do really well.
We believe this album of tribute to Cole will surely show some magic in the world of music and we need to wait and watch the musical magic by George Benson. For more update be with us.