Thursday, March 01, 2007
Guitar legend George Benson and smooth jazz vocalist extraordinaire Al Jarreau have joined the lineup for this year's Umbria Jazz Festival, to be held in and around the medieval Italian town. The fest, which was started in 1973, runs from July 6th to the15th. Also on the bill will be Pat Metheny, Keith Jarrett, tenor saxman Sonny Rollins and singer Solomon Burke. For more information click to www.umbriajazz.com. Benson and Jarreau are currently on the charts with their Grammy Award winning remake of Mornin'.