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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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Primary InstrumentPiano

LocationNew York, NY

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Music

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    Source

    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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Events

Date Event Ticket
Nov29 Benny Green
Dazzle Restaurant and Lounge
Denver, CO
Nov29 Benny Green
Dazzle Restaurant and Lounge
Denver, CO
Nov30 Benny Green
Dazzle Restaurant and Lounge
Denver, CO
Nov30 Benny Green
Dazzle Restaurant and Lounge
Denver, CO
Mar01 Benny Green
Newmark Theatre
Portland, OR
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

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