New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
New York saxophonist Daniel
Bennett has been hailed as one of the most original and unpredictable musical voices of his generation. The Daniel
Bennett Group performs their annual show at the Blue Note (131 West 3rd St, New York, NY) on Sunday, January 27th. The band will play a show at 11:30am (TIX) and 1:30pm show (TIX).
Bennett can be heard throughout the world performing his award-winning compositions on saxophone, flute, clarinet, and oboe. The music is a provocative mix of jazz, avant-pop, and surf rock. The Daniel
Bennett Group is promoting their latest album, 'We Are the Orchestra' (Manhattan Daylight Media). Bennett is joined by guitarist Nat Janoff, electric bassist Kevin
Hailey, and Koko Bermejo on drums. The Boston Globe
describes Bennett's music as "a mix of jazz, folk, and minimalism." The trio was recently voted "Best New Jazz Group" in New York City Hot House Magazine. The Daniel
Bennett Group has been featured in the Washington Post, Boston
Globe, NPR, WXPN Philadelphia, Indy Public Radio, San Francisco Examiner, St. Louis Public Radio, Orlando Sentinel and the Village Voice.
The Village Voice raves, "saxophonist Daniel
Bennett makes hay with an airy approach that's buoyant enough to conjure notions of East African guitar riffs and Steve Reich's pastoral repetition." Time Out New York describes the music as, "hypnotic."
Bennett studied saxophone at the prestigious New England Conservatory in Boston. During his time in Boston, Bennett performed regularly with the Portland Symphony and the New Hampshire Festival Orchestra. Bennett recently toured Italy and Switzerland with renowned Armenian world music ensemble, Musaner. In addition to leading his own band, Daniel
Bennett performs in Broadway and Off-Broadway theater productions in New York City. Daniel
Bennett composed the musical score for stage adaptations of 'Frankenstein' and 'Brave Smiles' at the Hudson Guild Theatre in Manhattan. Daniel
Bennett recently arranged the music for 'Whitman at the Whitney,' a multimedia theater production at the Whitney Museum in New York City.
Bennett currently plays woodwinds every week in 'Blank! The Musical' at the Broadway Comedy Club. The show is the first fully improvised musical to launch on a national stage. The New York Times calls the show, "Witty, Likable and Ludicrous!" Daniel
Bennett's theatrical works have strongly influenced his eclectic sound and musical storytelling abilities as a bandleader. Daniel
Bennett is an official endorsing artist for Morgan