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Ed Bennett

Ed Bennett has long been considered one of the West Coast's premiere string bass players. Currently living in Portland, Oregon since 1990, Ed's work has taken him virtually everywhere in the world. He has worked with, toured internationally, or recorded with many legendary jazz figures, including: Dizzy Gillespie, Curtis Fuller, Terell Stafford, Claudio Roditi, Jeremy Pelt, Joe Henderson, Sonny Stitt, Benny Golson, Frank Morgan, Richie Cole, Pete Christlieb, Bud Shank, Charles McPherson, Hadley Caliman, Bobby Watson, Pete Jolly, Don Abney, Joe Albany, James Williams, Mike Wofford, Pete Malinverni, Bill Mays, Dick Berk, Larance Marable, Joey Baron, Chuck Redd, Carmen McRae, Bill Henderson, Jimmy Witherspoon, Anita O'Day, Ernistine Anderson, Marlena Shaw, Nancy King, Karrin Allyson, Mary Stallings, Dee Daniels, The Modernaires, Toshiko Akiyoshi/Lew Tabakin Big Band and the Gerald Wilson Orchestra.

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“Ed Bennett is one of those powerhouse players whose virtuosity inspires the other participants on the bandstand to give it all they've got”. GEORGE FENDEL / JAZZSCENE PORTLAND, OR

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Events

Date Event Time Tickets
Jul27Wed Mel Brown Quartet
Jimmy Mak's
Portland, OR
7:30 PM
Jul29Fri Tony Pacini Trio
Wilfs Restaurant & Bar
Portland, OR
8:00 PM
$8
Jul30Sat Mel Brown Trio
Portland Prime
Portland, OR
7:30 PM
Aug6Sat Mel Brown Trio
Portland Prime
Portland, OR
7:30 PM
Aug10Wed Mel Brown Quartet
Jimmy Mak's
Portland, OR
7:30 PM
Aug13Sat Mel Brown Trio
Portland Prime
Portland, OR
7:30 PM
Aug17Wed Mel Brown Quartet
Jimmy Mak's
Portland, OR
7:30 PM

Albums

En Route
En Route
Saphu Records
2010
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Tourology
Tourology
Saphu Records
1997
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In Season
In Season
Saphu Records
1994
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Blues For Hamp
Blues For Hamp
Saphu Records
1993
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