Los Angeles, CA (Top40 Charts/ A Tribute To George Benson Official Website)
"This monumental project includes some of my superstar friends who are among the world's best known artists of our time. The man known as U-Nam, is destined to become one of the most controversial musicians and his music will give you renewed desire for powered guitar. It is an honor to be the subject of this new guitar and musical star. This project sounds FANTASTIC..." - George
Highly acclaimed French guitarist U-Nam
(#1 Hit on the Billboard Charts in 2007) has taken on the ambitious project of creating a George
Benson Tribute, acknowledged as no small task by those familiar with the Legend's music. But according to GB himself, U-Nam
is surely qualified for this undertaking. This album includes a MEGA ALL-STAR line up of artists and musicians including many of the talented performers that appeared on George
Benson's historic albums. Some of the artists on the album include but are not limited to:
Duke, Marcus Miller, Stokley Williams (Mint Condition), Phil Perry, Patrice
Rushen, Paul Jackson Jr, Ronnie Foster, Andreas
Oberg, Tim "TiO" Owens, Wah Wah Watson, Michael White, Dio Saucedo, and many more.
According to U-Nam, one can, "Expect the Unexpected!" as a part of the "Best, Biggest, Most Exciting and Intimidating project of his life." The album is going to follow in the footsteps of "GB" with a mix of Jazz, R'n'B, Pop, Soul and musical innovation.
The first three singles of the album "Give Me The Night", "Love X Love" and "Shiver
" have already reached Top 5 on several R'n'B and Jazz charts throughout the world.
As said and recorded by Jeff Lacey, "GB's the King, U-Nam's the Prince". Weekend In L.A ( A Tribute To George
Benson ) - Full Track Listing:
1. Weekend In L.A feat. Ronnie Foster & Andreas
2. Give Me The Night feat. Tim "TiO" Owens
feat. Paul Jackson Jr & Tim "TiO" Owens
4. Love X Love
5. Nature Boy feat. Stokley Williams
6. This Masquerade feat. George
Duke, Marcus Miller, Phil Perry, Tim "TiO" Owens & Jeff Lacey
7. Hip Skip
8. I Just Wanna Hang Around You feat. Tim "TiO" Owens
9. Turn Your Love Around
10.Before You Go / Breezin' feat. Patrice
11.On Broadway feat. Tim "TiO" Owens & Jeff Lacey
Visit the project web site, A Tribute To George
Benson, for more details about the album as well as music videos and an exclusive EPK featuring George
Duke, Phil Perry, Stokley Williams and more...