Benedetto News

THE MASTER AT WORK

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DAVE MINER NYLON Master luthier Damon Mailand carves the recurve on the back of a one-of-a-kind 16″ nylon string guitar.

Trio da Paz & Friends Play the Music of Jobim, Getz, and other Brazilian Classics

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Romero Guitar Delivery May 2016 2With Benedetto Player Romero Lubambo, bassist Nilson Matta, drummer Duduka Da Fonseca, trumpeter Claudio Roditi, saxophonist Harry Allen, and vocalist Maucha Adnet

Keeping an unprecedented streak alive for the ninth consecutive year, Trio da Paz comes to Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola for a two-week summer residency. Formed in 1990 by three of Brazil’s most in-demand master musicians, Romero Lubambo, Nilson Matta, and Duduka da Fonseca, Trio da Paz updates the infectious spirit of jazz-oriented Brazilian music. With their harmonically adventurous interactions, daring improvisations, and dazzling rhythms, this group redefines Brazilian jazz. Reserve your seats quickly to make sure you don’t miss out on this high-demand annual tradition!

Trio da Paz & Friends will also perform from August 23-28. Reserve HERE.

Spice up your evening with the Live in Cuba prix fixe menu celebrating the first anniversary of Blue Engine Record’s debut album, Live in Cuba, featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. The 2-disc CD is included with the menu! View full menu HERE.

FLASHBACK FRIDAY — CONCORD JAZZ GUITAR COLLECTIVE

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ConcordJazzGuitarCollectiveBobBenedetto1996Flashback Friday to the celebrated Concord Jazz Guitar Collective, a 1995 project that united Howard Alden with fellow guitarists and Concord artists Jimmy Bruno and Frank Vignola.

Left to right: Howard Alden, Bob Benedetto, Frank Vignola and Jimmy Bruno, at Jimmy’s south Philly home Jan. 20, 1996. Photo by the late Rich Raezer (Raezer’s Edge).

BLACK BEAUTY

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S2363 BravoBlk_FC4_JohnSantiago_081616Warm and classic, this Bravo model with a sleek black finish is on its way into the hands of its sure-to-be happy new owner. 16″ x 2-1/2″ body, laminated spruce top with B6 pickup, laminated maple back with solid maple sides and neck, and all ebony appointments. The Bravo, one of our most affordable guitars, is hand made here in Savannah, GA.

Photos by Stephanie Ward

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