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Benjamin Herman

Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Benjamin Herman got his first saxophone at the age of twelve. At thirteen he was already playing on the professional club circuit. Within a few years he was appearing with different groups around the world and initiating projects of his own. His fame spread beyond jazz circles in the 1990s when he formed the groundbreaking ensemble New Cool Collective. Having made a name as soloist while still a teenager, Benjamin Herman has appeared on over a hundred records with all kinds of artists, from Candy Dulfer to Misha Mengelberg. Herman has also built a career in Holland and abroad as a composer. With New Cool Collective as well as with his smaller band’s his gigs are inspired by dance floor jazz, surf and punk music, free jazz and traditional music from all over the world, attracting music fans of all genres as well as straight ahead jazz aficionados...
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    Cafe Solo

    Improvising Beings
    2013
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    Deal

    Improvising Beings
    2012
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    Sherry Britton / Tempest Storm

    Improvising Beings
    2011
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    Hypochristmastreefuzz (Special Edition)

    Dox Records
    2010
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    Blue Sky Blond

    Improvising Beings
    2010
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    Deelder 65

    Improvising Beings
    2009
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    Hypochristmastreefuzz

    Improvising Beings
    2008
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Featured recording “Hypochristmastreefuzz Special Edition”

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Hypochristmastreefuzz Special Edition

Dox Records (2010)

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