"Daniel Bennett airs his lilting, potentially hypnotic compositions" - TIMEOUT NEW YORK

Upcoming Concerts

February 14 - Tomi Jazz 
239 East 53rd St, New York, NY

Daniel Bennett Group

March 11 - Jacksonville Public Library
303 North Laura St
Jacksonville, Florida

March 12 - Shades of Jazz Concert Series 
2050 Forrest Nelson Blvd.
Port Charlotte, Florida
Daniel Bennett Group

March 13 - West Boca Raton High School
12811 Glades Rd
Boca Raton, Florida
Daniel Bennett Group jazz clinic

March 15 - Cocoa Beach Public Library
550 North Brevard Avenue
Cocoa Beach, Florida
Daniel Bennett Group

June 7 - Marvin Auditorium
Topeka Public LIbrary
1515 SW 10th Ave
Topeka, Kansas
Daniel Bennett Group

June 9 - St. Louis Library Auditorium
1301 Olive Street
St. Louis, Missouri
Daniel Bennett Group

June 28 - Metropolitan Room
34 West 22nd St
New York, NY
Daniel Bennett Group

News: "Blank! The Musical" (Off-Broadway)

Daniel Bennett in Blank! The Musical, the first fully improvised off-Broadway musical to launch on a national stage (photo by Jenny Anderson).

"Witty, Likable & Ludicrous!"

"Mike Descoteaux, Daniel Bennett & Al Vetere accompanied the cast expertly, twisting our randomly chosen notes into an impressive score WITHOUT an active conductor or sheet music!"

"A very funny cast brings to life this one-night-only musical & an equally skilled house band comes up with original music on the spot!"

News: Jazz at Lincoln Center & BSM

Jazz at Lincoln Center and Bloomingdale School of Music faculty concert (photo by Chen Chu)

CONCERT PICK: "Daniel Bennett Group, a mix of jazz, folk, and trance: North Shore Public Library, 250 Route 25A, Shoreham, NY" -New York Times

"Bennett makes hay with an airy approach that's buoyant enough to conjure notions of East African guitar riffs & Steve Reich's pastoral repetition."
- Village Voice (Full Article)
"Daniel Bennett airs his lilting, potentially 
hypnotic compositions"
- Timeout New York (Full Article)

"Refreshingly capricious and trippy jazz melodies."
-Yahoo Voices

"Bennett draws on the inspiration of folk music and the classic American minimalism of Steve Reich, Philip Glass, and Terry Riley."
- Boston Phoenix (Full Article)

"Cheerful, optimistic and without a shred of irony!"
- Jazz Weekly (Full Article)

"Daniel Bennett has established himself in the New York scene as a triple threat."
- Rochester City News (Full Article)

"A myriad of fresh, accessible sounds uninhibited by traditional expectations."
- JazzReview.com (Full Article)

"The Manhattan-based bandleader's intoxicating blending of experimental Folk-Jazz."
-Hartford Courant (Full Article)

"Energetic and fun! Rochester is in for an absolute treat with a visit by the Daniel Bennett Group."
-Rochester Democrat & Chronicle (Full Article)  

"Bennett is a modernist New York Jazz musician who plays saxophone in a manner that brings together elements of Steve Reich's minimalism."
-Cincinnati City Beat (Full Article)

"Bennett combines a feel-good folky vibe with intense minimalist-inspired loops."
- The Jazz Word (Full Article)

"This might be the first genuine musical equivalent to a Wes Anderson film." 
- Between Sound & Space (Full Article)


"Combining folkloric elements with the minimalist chord progressions of Steve Reich and Philip Glass.
- Jazz Police (Full Article)

"There are enough hooks, buoyant beats, and surprises to engage even casual music fans."
- New Haven Register (Full Article)