Bennie Maupin Interviewed at AAJ


Sign in to view read count
Bennie Maupin may be a multi-instrumentalist, but he's best-known as the bass clarinetist on albums including Miles Davis' classic Bitches Brew and Herbie Hancock's Head Hunters.

His own discography as a leader is small, but he made a welcome return this year with the Cryptogramophone release, Penumbra. A more intimate, acoustic set, it features Maupin with bassist Darek Oles, drummer Michael Stephans and longtime associate, percussionist Daryl Munyungo Jackson.

AAJ New York contributor Rex Butters had the opportunity to speak at length with Maupin, about his career to date, working with Miles and, of course, Penumbra.

Check out Bennie Maupin: Miles Beyond at AAJ today.

This story appears courtesy of All About Jazz.
Copyright © 2021. All rights reserved.

For interview requests or more information contact .

Post a comment


Jazz News


Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.