I am distressed when I hear about the passing of a musician, but this news was particularly poignant because Benny Powell was one of our treasured members. Benny Powell will be missed as much for his humanity as for his musicality.
--Makin' Music NY
Last year, jazz writer Andrew Velez & Benny gave us permission to reprint a great article entitled, Benny Powell: Trombone Titan.
Additionally, here are links to a few articles written about Benny by jazz writer Bob Bernotas:
Benny Powell's playing has always had a flowing coherence --Nat Hentoff
“Be assured [NEXTEP] is no trip down nostalgia lane