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Richard X Bennett

Pianist/Composer Richard X Bennett plays unique and soulful jazz with a sound all his own. His albums, the jazz-raga quintet Experiments With Truth and the groove jazz trio What Is Now were released simultaneously by Ropeadope Records in October 2017. He also has six critically acclaimed raga-based records on Indian labels. In New York, he has performed at Lincoln Center Out of Doors, The Guggenheim Museum, The Rubin Museum and Central Park Summerstage. Internationally, he has played in over twenty countries. He also co- leads the NOLA meets Noir Duo “Honk & Tonk” with saxist Michael Blake.

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”unabashedly joyous, groove-centric, spiritually danceable” New York City Jazz Record

“a wonderfully frenetic merger of Eastern and Western strains...engagingly esoteric, but downright catchy songs” Rochester City Newspaper

“he’s charting the future as mightily as Miles Davis did in the 70s” Midwest Record

“exceptionally gifted pianist” Simon Redley Music Republic Magazine

“full of spirit'n'soul...mesmerising” Graham Reid ”hypnotic” John Schaefer, WNYC

“there is a flawless musicianship running through everything, especially in the melodic department; matched in intensity by deeply-felt emotions.” JazzdaGama ”adds a jazzy harmonic dimension to Indian ragas' horizontally inclined structure

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Discography

Wood/Water

Wood/Water

Louis marks
2018

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Away From The Many

Away From The Many

Louis marks
2018

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What Is Now

What Is Now

Louis marks
2017

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Pure

Pure

Mystica Music
2015

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Mumbai Masala

Mumbai Masala

Times Music
2014

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