Benny Green Trio with Veronica Swift

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It’s difficult to believe, but nearly 30 years since Benny Green made his first Columbia appearance followed by a number of subsequent Jazz Series appearances – doing so in a variety of configurations. However, it’s been five years since we last presented the pianist. We thought it was time for a reprise visit. Green, at one-time Oscar Peterson’s hand-picked protégé, has long-since evolved and become one of the world’s finest, most lyrical and well-respected pianists. While Green performs with ensembles of all sizes, there is no question that one of his strongest suits is when he leads a trio, which is what he will do this time around – although with a twist.
  On this occasion, Green’s trio is audaciously augmented by vocalist Veronica Swift – a rising star in her mid-20s whose jazz travels are still far closer to the front end than they will undoubtedly be down the line. “’V-Bop’, as Green calls her, “is an epic leader if I’ve ever met one. “[There’s] an incomparable vocal ease and mesmerizing fluency.” The Jazz Series is pleased to welcome the vocalist for the first time.                    

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Sunday, Mar 10, 2019

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Show 1 | Doors: 2:30 | Start: 3:30
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Show 2 | Doors: 6 | Start: 7
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Benny Green Trio with Veronica Swift

Benny Green: Piano
Veronica Swift: Vocals

"From hotshot young lion to keeper of the jazz flame he has consistently electrified audiences with his live performances."

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“It's not often you hear one so young interpret the sounds of a seasoned jazz performer and make everything she touches her own [...] that's Veronica Swift!”

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