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George Benson

This veteran Detroit saxophonist plays alto and tenor. A soft, lyrical, and melodic participant somewhat just like Johnny Hodges and Paul Desmond, he excels in small-group configurations. In addition to numerous recordings being a sideman, Benson provides released Swings & Swings & Swings (1986, Parkwood) and Sax Get better at (1999, Alembic Arts) being a leader.

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