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Benny Benack III: A Lot Of Livin' To Do

Read "A Lot Of Livin' To Do" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky


Benny Benack III does it all. A trumpeter, vocalist, writer and arranger with a swaggering soul and the chops to back up the panache, he's clearly done his fair share of living already. He may be young—only at the tail end of his twenties, believe it or not—but he seriously has his act together in every way, shape and form, as this album proves. Fronting a tight quartet with Takeshi Ohbayashi on piano, Christian McBride on bass ...

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Benny Benack III: One of a Kind

Read "One of a Kind" reviewed by Troy Dostert


Although he's got fine chops as a trumpeter, Benny Benack III also has serious ambition as a vocalist, as demonstrated on his first record as a leader, One of a Kind. It takes a good deal of self-confidence to pull off such a feat, and to his credit Benack does an admirable job of it. When one also considers his skills as a composer and arranger, it's clear that Benack is a strong musical presence more than capable of continuing ...


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