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Songs In the Key of Life - Stevie Wonder (1976)

Mention Stevie Wonder and many will nod in approval publicly, even if they don’t really like or get his music. While I consider him a musical genius, his kind of genius does not always sell these days, but still commands respect. 476 more words

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Thursday Instrumental Cookie

Probably one of Michael Angelo Batio’s most finest songs, “8 Pillars of Steel” displays his true guitar playing capabilities.  Influenced by an array of musicians such as Jazz guitarist George Benson and Jeff Beck, Batio uses his complex music theory knowledge to apply it to his guitar skills that have speed.   37 more words

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George Benson with The Phoenix Symphony

George Benson brings his iconic sound back to Mesa Arts Center. With a career spanning four decades, Benson has been heralded as a jazz guitarist of unparalleled chops and a vocalist with great emotional range and sophistication—And a spectacular combination of both. 51 more words

Smooth Jazz