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Phone (212) 576-2232
Price $25.00 - $30.00
Age Suitability None Specified
Category Jazz

Benny Green Trio

Thursday, Feb 21, 2013 7:30p
The Jazz Standard New York, NY

In February 2012, we were proud to present Benny Green in his Jazz Standard debut as a leader – and this week, the gifted Bay Area pianist returns for another rare East Coast appearance. Benny was still in his teens when he be­gan working with trumpeter Eddie Henderson; after moving to New York in 1982, he worked with singer Betty Carter, Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers, and Freddie Hubbard. In 1993, Oscar Peterson chose Benny as the first recipient of the City of Toronto’s Glen Gould International… Show more

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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"....
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The Jazz Standard
116 E. 27th St.
New York, NY 10016
(212) 576-2232
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