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Open Mic by John Benitez & Drive Band / Rock-Blues.$5
Open Mic by John Benitez & Drive Band / Rock-Blues.
Presented by Terraza 7
Monday, September 20th, 2021 at 10:30 pm.
$5: General admission.
$10: Donation suggested.
John Benitez / Bass; vocals.
Oz Noy / Guitar; Lead vocals.
Joshua Benitez / Keyboards.
Norbert Stachel / Sax.
Francis Benitez / Drum.
JB and the Drive Band featuring blazing rock to funk to soul to Delta blues music. The Terraza 7 series will bring a Journey full of Blues Rock Poetry and History as well with a Lot of Passion and “Soul Drive” JB and the Drive Band.
About John Benitez:
In the world of Latin Jazz/Latin American music, John Benítez is considered to be one of the greatest bassists alive today. With five GRAMMY awards to his name and performance credits ranging from Tito Puente to Chick Corea, his impact on the music world is unquestionable.
He recorded with Roy Hargrove’s Crisol band (whose recording, “Habana,” was awarded the Grammy for best Latin jazz performance in 1997), David Sanchez (the Grammy-nominated, “Obsession”), Wynton Marsalis, Tito Puente, Michel Camilo, Dave Valentín, Eddie Palmieri, Bobby Watson, David Sánchez, Jeff “Tain” Watts, Antonio Hart, Danilo Pérez, Kenny Kirkland, Chucho Valdés, Will Calhoun, Dave Samuels, Rubén Blades, Seis del Solar, Mongo Santamaría, Caribbean Jazz Project, Mingus Big Band, Kenny Kirkland, Antonio Hart, Mongo Santamaría, Ximo Tebar, Luis Perdomo, Dafnis Prieto, Ravi Coltrane, and many more.