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Monday Jam with John BenitezFree
Monday Jam with John Benitez
Presented by Terraza 7 Jam Sessions Series.
Monday, July 19th, 2021 at 10:30 pm.
Donation suggested: $10.
John Benitez / Bass.
Samuel Torres / Congas.
Francis Benitez / Drums.
Manuel Valera / Piano.
A Latin Jazz, Brazilian/Straight ahead Jazz Jam Session. This is a weekly Jam Session in Queens, NY, where local musicians are able to play and create music in a collective and harmonious way. Musicians welcome and everyone else who wants to enjoy some quality music on Monday nights. Come support live music and our community!
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.