Tuesday, 12 November, 2013

8.30 - 11.00pm
£5 on the door

A big welcome back for tenor ace Benn, grandson of the famous theatre and revue artist, Gertrude Lawrence. Raised in London he has been a resident of Los Angeles since 1980. As a teenager Benn took sax lessons from Ronnie Scott who recommended him to Berklee College, Boston. His work credits include such notables as Cedar Walton, Lionel Hampton and Jimmy Cleveland. Benn is a member of the Fransisco Aguabella Latin Jazz Septet, Tony Insalaco Quintet and Pete Christlieb's Band. "Some of the most emotive and creative jazz this side of Sonny Rollins" - Edinburgh Evening News. "We recommend no saxophone player more highly" - Bricks Picks, LA Weekly.