David Benoit
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Beat Street
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Freedom At Midnight (The Schroeder Variations)
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M.W.A. (Musicians With Attitude)
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Charlie Brown Theme
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Watermelon Man

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David Benoit

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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... Read more

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