Product Description. George Benson’s “Breezin'” presents the original album in its entirety in 6-Channel, advanced resolution surround sound from the . By George Benson. • 9 songs. Play on Spotify. 1. Breezin’ – Remastered. 5: 2. This Masquerade – Remastered Version. 3. Six To Four. George Benson: Breezin’ jazz review by Mark Corroto, published on February 1, Find thousands reviews at All About Jazz!.

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His vocals on the “This Masquerade” turned the one time Wes Montgomery protege into a pop star. But what is significant in the year is that underneath all that bnson is an extremely talented guitarist.

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