Phoenix, Arizona – Valley of the Sun resident, George Benson is a ten time Grammy Award winning American musician, whose stellar musical career recently includes performing locally with the Phoenix Symphony and churches in Paradise Valley, Arizona. This one-time child prodigy topped the Billboard 200 in 1976 with the triple-platinum album, Breezin’. He was also a major live attraction in the UK during the 1980s and continues to attract a large following today. In most recent years, Benson received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Peter Jordan captured the legendary guitarist mesmerizing the crowd while shooting for the corporate sponsored, Monterey Jazz Festival! This annual star-studded jazz event, held at Monterey County Fairgrounds along the beautiful California coastline, is one of the longest consecutively running jazz festivals. Jordan has photographed many of the most famous jazz artist at this world-renown festival. To view more of Peter Jordan’s images of jazz greats, please visit the Monterey Jazz Festival photo gallery.