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Benny Benack III Quintet (US/DK)

Curious about what's happening in the New York Jazz Scene today? Benny Benack III is bringing his new New York Quintet to Musikhuset København. Presenting some of the finest young musicians in the New York Jazz Scene.

The 5 musicians meet in New York before the pandemic, and when the opportunity to perform at the Copenhagen Jazz Festival, presented itself, it seemed obvious to reconnect and once again make music together. Get ready to experience jazz music of the highest quality the band plays hardbop, swing, ballads, bebop performed by leading young musicians on the Danish and American scene.

Benny Benack III
By age 28, trumpeter and singer Benny Benack III has proven to be a rare talent: not only a fiery trumpet player with a stirring command of the postbop trumpet vernacular in the vein of Kenny Dorham and Blue Mitchell, but also a singer with a sly, mature, naturally expressive delivery in the post-Sinatra mold, performing standards and his own...

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Line up:
  • Benny Benack III: Trumpet
  • Andreas Toftemark: Sax
  • Kaisa Mäensivu: Bass
  • Rasmus Sørensen: Piano
  • Joe Peri: Drums

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