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Contemporary jazz pianist David Benoit tries to downplay the Lifetime Achievement Award he received last month at The American Smooth Jazz Awards in Chicago.
"It's nice when you get recognized for what you've given to the format, especially at 57," he says by telephone from his home in Palos Verdes Estates, Calif. "I feel like I have a lot more in me, so it's kind of funny to get a lifetime achievement (award). It's nice, but I'm more interested in what I'm going to achieve than what I already have." Read full story.