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Ben Wolfe

Bassist-composer, Ben Wolfe, has recently released his new CD, “No Strangers Here” on MAXJAZZ. As Wynton Marsalis said, “Ben Wolfe swings with authority.” And as can be heard from Ben’s original compositions on this, his fifth and newest CD, Ben also innovates and “scores” with authority. Downbeat Magazine says, “ He hews to the esthetic of group interplay and the rhythm’s of bebop, and displays a well-honed sense of sonic narrative.”

In January 2008, The New York Sun reviewed Ben’s new composition, “From Here I See,” created for the Harlem in the Himalayas series at the Rubin Museum, as a piece “Bernstein would doubtlessly have approved of.” Like many of Ben’s compositions, this 25-minute Suite fell into line with the jazz concept of a double quartet “ a format that combines the standard jazz quartet with the standard string quartet.

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Discography

The Whisperer

The Whisperer

Posi-Tone Records
2015

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Live at Small's

Live at Small's

Unknown label
2011

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Live At Smalls

Live At Smalls

Unknown label
2010

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My Kinda Beautiful

My Kinda Beautiful

Planet Arts Records
2006

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My Kinda Beautiful

My Kinda Beautiful

Planet Arts Records
2005

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