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Benny Green

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: April 4, 1963    

Born in New York in 1963, Benny Green grew up in Berkeley, California, and began classical piano studies at the age of seven. Influenced by his father, a tenor saxophonist, his attention soon turned into Jazz: “I began trying to improvise on the piano, imitating the records I'd been hearing from my father's collection, which included a lot of Monk and Bird… it was a gradual process of teaching myself”. Benny played in school bands before hooking up with Jazz singer Fay Carroll: “That was good training for me in terms of accompaniment and learning about the blues, and she also gave me a chance to play trio, opening for her every night.”...
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Source: Contributing Editor: Kandie Le Britain Webster

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    Jazz Legacy Productions
    2011
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    Jazz At The Bistro

    Telarc Records
    2003
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    The Place To Be

    Blue Note Records
    2002
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    Naturally

    Sonar Kollektiv
    2000
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    These Are Soulful Days

    Sonar Kollektiv
    1999
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    The Place To Be

    Sonar Kollektiv
    1994
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    Lineage

    Sonar Kollektiv
    1990
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Date Event Ticket
Mar06 Benny Green
Jazz at Lincoln Center: Frederick P. Rose Hall
New York, NY
Mar06 Benny Green
Jazz at Lincoln Center: Frederick P. Rose Hall
New York, NY
Mar07 Benny Green
Jazz at Lincoln Center: Frederick P. Rose Hall
New York, NY
Mar07 Benny Green
Jazz at Lincoln Center: Frederick P. Rose Hall
New York, NY
Mar14 Warren Wolf & Wolfpack
Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center
Fort Lauderdale, FL
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Apr29 Benny Green
Jazz at the Bistro
St. Louis, MO
Apr29 Benny Green
Jazz at the Bistro
St. Louis, MO

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LocationNew York, NY

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