by Woodrow Wilkins
Bryan Beninghove puts a different spin on the jazz trio. Instead of piano or guitar with bass and drums, he heads sax-organ-drums combo. It makes for an interesting, off-the-beaten-path recording, aptly titled Organ Trio.Saxophonist/composer Beninghove hails from the Baltimore suburb of Westminster, Md. He has performed with such musicians as Rufus Reid, Jamey Haddad and many others. When he's not performing, he can be often found giving private lessons, putting on clinics, running ensembles or leading a jazz ...read more
by Edward Blanco
Organ Trio is Jersey City saxophonist/composer and bandleader Bryan Beninghove's debut self-titled album with his very able organ trio that performs regularly throughout the Jersey City/New York area. A rather busy band leader, Beninghove also leads the six-piece Big in Jersey light ensemble and the Bryan Beninghove & Hangmen Quintet. But it is his Organ Trio group with which he has chosen to devote much of his time resulting in the release of this, their first recording.
It ...read more