Editors' Notes George Benson was already everyone's favourite jazz-funk guitarist by 1976, when Breezin' made him a pop star too. His Stevie Wonder-inspired vocal rendition of Leon Russell's "This Masquerade" proved irresistible, and Breezin' became the first album by a jazz artist to go platinum, topping pop, jazz, and R&B charts simultaneously. From the Bobby Womack-penned title track to Jose Feliciano's "Affirmation," Breezin' glides by on Benson's fleet-fingered fluidity, low-key funk, and a string section that adds just enough sugar to this tasty concoction.

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Breezin'
1
5:40
 
This Masquerade
2
8:02
 
Six To Four
3
5:09
 
Affirmation
4
6:59
 
So This is Love?
5
7:04
 
Lady
6
5:54
 

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