George Benson

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  • Jun 27 , 2013
  • 6:30 PM
  • $45, $35 and $25 pavilion and $15 lawn
  • A limited number of $44 lawn four-packs are also available.

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George Benson

Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Jun 27 , 2013 Meadow Brook Amphitheatre

Legendary jazz guitarist and R&B singer George Benson, accompanied by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, brings “Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole” to Meadow Brook Music Festival on June 27 at 8 p.m.

Tickets at $45, $35 and $25 in the pavilion, $15 on the lawn and a limited number of $44 lawn four-packs are on sale at, The Palace Ticket Store and all Ticketmaster locations, including The Locker Room Store at Great Lakes Crossing. Tickets may be purchased with American Express, Discover, Visa and MasterCard by calling 800.745.3000. Tickets are also available at or by phone at 313.576.5111 or at the Max M. Fisher Box Office at 3711 Woodward Ave. in Detroit.

Benson’s album: Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole is set for release June 4. A testament to the spirit of Cole’s timeless body of work, Benson’s has created heartfelt renditions of some of Cole’s greatest songs with the 42-piece Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra and duets with Tony Award winner Idina Menzel, Judith Hill, and multi-GRAMMY and Pulitzer Prize-winning trumpeter Wynton Marsalis.

With more than 30 recordings and 10 Grammy Awards, Benson, an NEA Jazz Master, is known among the world’s top jazz guitarists. He had his first major pop, R&B and contemporary hit with “This Masquerade” on his 1976 Breezin album.

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George Benson with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra is part of the Belle Tire Concert Series.


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