Benson & Farrell

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Benson & Farrell
Studio album by George Benson and Joe Farrell
Released 1976
Recorded January 20 & 21 and March 12, 1976
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 36:11
Label CTI
CTI 6069
Producer Creed Taylor
George Benson chronology
Good King Bad
(1975)
Benson & Farrell
(1976)
Breezin'
(1976)

Benson & Farrell is an album by American guitarist George Benson and jazz saxophonist and flutist Joe Farrell featuring performances recorded in 1976 and released on the CTI label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review calls the album a "pleasing if not all that memorable instrumental date".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by David Matthews except as indicated
  1. "Flute Song" - 6:05
  2. "Beyond the Ozone" - 7:03
  3. "Camel Hump" - 6:25
  4. "Rolling Home" - 7:15
  5. "Old Devil Moon" (Yip Harburg, Burton Lane) - 9:23
    • Recorded at Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey on January 20 & 21 and March 12, 1976

Personnel[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Year Chart Position
1976 Billboard 200 100[3]
1976 Billboard R&B Albums 27[3]
1976 Billboard Jazz Albums 3[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Payne, D. CTI Records discography accessed February 24, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed February 24, 2012
  3. ^ a b c "Benson & Farrell - George Benson,Joe Farrell | Awards | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 27 October 2013.