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Benjamin Lakecia © Elizabeth Leitzell

Lakecia Benjamin

»Phoenix«

Tuesday 19 March 2024
19:30 – ca. 21:30
Großer Saal

 

Performers

Lakecia Benjamin, Altsaxophon

Oscar Perez, Klavier

Elias Bailey, Kontrabass

E. J. Strickland, Schlagzeug

Programme

Lakecia Benjamin

Trane

Amerikkan skin

New morning

Richard Rodgers

My favorite things (The Sound of Music) (1959)

Anonymus

Amazing grace

Lakecia Benjamin

Mercy

Jubilation

Improvisation über Themen aus Antonín Dvořáks Symphonie Nr. 9 e-moll op. 95 »Aus der Neuen Welt«

Art Neville, Leo Nocentelli, George Porter Jr., Joseph Modeliste

Cissy strut (1969)

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Zugabe:

Lakecia Benjamin

Spirit of revolution music

Note

Unterstützt von Erste Bank
Medienpartner Ö1 Club

Subscription series Jazz

Links https://lakeciabenjamin.com

Presented by Wiener Konzerthausgesellschaft

A Statement: »Phoenix«

Lakecia Benjamin's latest album was hailed as »terrific« in the jazz world as soon as it was released in January 2023. She herself refers to it as her actual debut. Benjamin, a multiple Grammy Award winner, can point to a respectable resume as a musician: She has performed with Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys and Harry Belafonte, and played at Barack Obama's second inauguration. The native New Yorker, who as a young woman played in salsa and merengue bands, drew inspiration from the likes of John and Alice Coltrane. Her latest project is a narrative from post-pandemic America, a tribute to strong, black women: musically, one misses her typical funk just as much as the current modal jazz.

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