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Daniel Bennett Group
Saturday, May 15, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$95.25 – $105.25
New York saxophonist Daniel Bennett has been hailed as one of the most original and unpredictable musical voices of his generation. Timeout New York chronicled Daniel Bennett’s pioneering spirit during COVID-19, highlighting Bennett’s leadership during the global pandemic. Sammy Stein, international editor for the Jazz Journalists Association, called Bennett, “an outspoken voice of hope.” Daniel Bennett performed over 100 outdoor concerts during the pandemic. The Boston Globe describes Bennett’s music as “a mix of Jazz, Folk, and Minimalism.” Daniel Bennett’s 2021 album release, ‘New York Nerve,’ is now available worldwide. “The album was conceived outside under snow-covered heat lamps at New York City jazz clubs. Outdoor music was our thing this year,” says Bennett. “The earth was our stage!” The Daniel Bennett Group has toured the world, performing regularly at the Blue Note (NYC), Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club (London) and Herb Alpert’s Vibrato Club in Los Angeles. The Daniel Bennett Group was recently voted “Best New Jazz Group” in Hot House Magazine. The Daniel Bennett Group has been featured in the Washington Post, Boston Globe, NPR, Indianapolis Public Radio, San Francisco Examiner, St. Louis Public Radio and the Village Voice. Daniel Bennett is a touring clinician and associate director of the New York Jazz Academy in Times Square. Daniel Bennett performs in Broadway and Off-Broadway theater productions in New York City. Daniel Bennett arranged the musical score for ‘Whitman at the Whitney,’ a multimedia theater production at the Whitney Museum in New York City. Daniel Bennett recently played woodwinds in ‘Blank! The Musical,’ the first fully improvised Off-Broadway musical to launch on a national stage. The New York Times called the show, “Witty, Likable and Ludicrous!” Daniel Bennett’s theatrical works have strongly influenced his eclectic sound and musical storytelling abilities as a bandleader.
Daniel Bennett: Alto Saxophone/Flute/Clarinet, Koko Bermejo: Drums/Keyboard, Kevin Hailey: Bass