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BENSON & JARREAU ALBUM WINS GRAMMYS (article first published : 2007-03-7)

George Benson and Al Jarreau’s Givin’ It Up has won two Grammy Awards. The acclaimed album won in the category Best Pop Instrumental Performance for the track Mornin’ as well as in the Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance for God Bless The Child featuring Jill Scott.

South African audiences will be able to hear these two musical legends live on stage when they appear in South Africa in March.

While enjoying the worldwide success of Givin’ It Up, their first full length CD collaboration together released in October 2006, George Benson and Al Jarreau recently began a worldwide promotional tour, performing only in a few selected countries, including South Africa.

In a concert series presented by MTN in association with Kaya FM (Johannesburg), East Coast Radio (Durban) and KFM (Cape Town), local audiences have the rare opportunity and privilege to see two of the world’s finest artists on stage together, accompanied by the Benson/Jarreau touring musicians.

The two will perform in Durban at the International Convention Centre Arena on Human Right’s Day - March 21. The will also give a private concert performance as part of the official opening ceremony of the Arena at the International Convention Centre, Durban on March 20.

Ticket prices for the Benson & Jarreau performances start from R269. Book through Computicket on 083 915 8000, or online at www.computicket.com




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