Written by Giavanna Foster
George Benson and Herbie Hancock are scheduled to perform at the 2017 Love Supreme Festival. They will be featured as main headliners. Here’s the scoop:
The 2017 Love Supreme Jazz Festival is scheduled to take place at Glynde Place, in East Sussex. Other notable celebrities—-like Chaka Khan, Branford Marsalis, Earth, Wind and Fire, and Van Morrison—-have performed at this venue. This 3-day jazz festival will take place from June 30 to July 2. It has four stages: main stage, big top, arena, and bandstand. Read more here.
George Benson is a 10-time Grammy Award winner, jazz guitarist, singer-songwriter, and NEA Jazz Master recipient. He was featured on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. His latest album, Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole, featured collaborations with Wynton Marsalis and Idina Menzel. Also, George Benson’s signature Ibanez LGB300 guitar mirrors his refined tone and craftsmanship.
A jazz legend, Benson inspires global audiences. “Give Me the Night” peaked at No. 4 on Billboard‘s Hot 100 and charted for twenty-three weeks.
George Benson is scheduled to perform on Sunday, July 2 from 6:30 to 7:45pm. Benson tweeted to share the news with his followers:
Herbie Hancock is a 14-time Grammy Award winner, Oscar-winning actor, jazz pianist, composer, and NEA Jazz Master recipient. Recently, Herbie Hancock teamed with Masterclass to help teach aspiring musicians about the world of jazz. Hancock expressed that jazz is an authentic art of storytelling and spontaneous improvisation. A jazz icon, Hancock inspires global audiences with his inventive technique and style. For eleven weeks, “Chameleon” charted in Billboard‘s Hot 100.
Herbie Hancock is scheduled to perform on Saturday, July 1 as a featured main headliner. Corinne Bailey Rae, Gregory Porter, and The Jacksons are also scheduled to perform. Here is the full list of this year’s performers: