Benny Green ( Nueva York, 4 de abril de 1963) es un pianista de jazz norteamericano. Índice 1 Historial 2 Discografía 2.1 Como líder 2.2 Como sideman 3 Referencias Historial Hijo de un saxofonista con igual nombre, creció y estudió piano clásico en Berkeley ( California ).
Benny Green hijo, nació en Nueva York en 1963, creció en Berkeley, California, y comenzó sus estudios de piano clásico a la edad de siete años.
En 1981 publicó una biografía literaria sobre P. G. Wodehouse, de quien era un gran admirador. Su hijo, Dominic Green, es guitarrista, y ha publicado un libro sobre su padre, Benny Green Words and Music (2003). Benny Green murió a los 70 años, de cáncer en el Royal Marsden Hospital de Surrey . Referencias Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
- Early life
Bernard "Benny" Green was a British jazz saxophonist who was also known for his radio shows and books.
His parents were David and Fanny Green. David was a tailor and saxophonist. They met while David was playing with a band in Leeds. They married in London in 1926 and initially lived with David's father, an immigrant Russian-Jewish tailor, at 1 Greenwell Street, London. Benny Green was born in Leeds because his mother wanted to be near her own famil...
As a saxophonist, he worked in the bands of Ralph Sharon, Ronnie Scott, Stan Kenton and Dizzy Reece. In 1955 he began writing a weekly column for the New Musical Express. In 1958, he appeared in the UK singles chart as a member of Lord Rockingham's XI, the house band on ITV's rock 'n' roll show Oh Boy! The novelty jazz/rock release "Hoots Mon", com...
Benny Green (born April 4, 1963) is an American hard bop jazz pianist who was a member of Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers. He has been compared to Bud Powell and Oscar Peterson in style and counts them as influences. Contents 1 Biography 2 Discography 2.1 As leader 2.2 As sideman 3 References 4 External links Biography Green was born in New York City.
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