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Beat Street [Album Version]
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Freedom At Midnight [Album Version]
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Charlie Brown Theme
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M.W.A. (Musicians With Attitude) [Album Version]
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Watermelon Man [Album Version]

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    One of the more popular performers in the idiom somewhat inaccurately called "contemporary jazz," David Benoit has mostly performed light melodic background music, what critic Alex Henderson has dubbed "new age with a beat." Benoit has done a few fine jazz projects (including a tribute to Bill Evans and a collaboration with Emily Remler) but most of his output for GRP has clearly been aimed at the charts. He studied composition and piano at El Camino College and, in 1975, played on the soundtrack of the Robert Altman-film Nashville. After recording with Alphonse Mouzon and acc... Read more

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