"For a quarter-century, Benny Green has been deemed one of the most technically superb jazz pianists of his generation."
– New York Daily News
Nobody plays straight-ahead modern jazz piano with more swinging joy and finesse than Benny Green, the one-time Berkeley High wunderkind who developed his leanly lyrical and propulsive playing in the star-making bands of three powerful master musicians: singer Betty Carter, drummer Art Blakey and bassist Ray Brown.
A successful bandleader for 20 years, Green has released a string of records as well as playing on scores of records by top artist like Diana Krall, Freddie Hubbard and Milt Jackson.
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- In 1993, the great pianist Oscar Peterson picked Green to receive Toronto’s Glenn Gould International Protégé Prize in Music and later recorded the dazzling Oscar & Benny album with him.
- Benny Green recorded a live album with Bucky Pizzarelli at the Dakota.
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