Sat., 27 July
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Lakecia Benjamin


Lakecia Benjamin


"Phoenix" is the latest album from alto saxophonist and composer Lakecia Benjamin, produced by multi-Grammy award-winning Terri Lyne Carrington. The album boasts a stellar guest list including Dianne Reeves, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Patrice Rushen, Sonia Sanchez, Angela Davis and Wayne Shorter. Benjamin uses the metaphor of a phoenix to describe the rebirth of New York City during the pandemic and her personal survival after a serious car accident in autumn 2021. The album serves as a platform for Benjamin's compositions and showcases the creativity, talent and dedication of the female artists she collaborates with. Featuring a band that includes trumpeter Josh Evans, Victor Gould on keys, Orange Rodriguez on synths, drummer Enoch (EJ) Strickland, percussionist Nêgah Santos and bassist Ivan Taylor, as well as guest contributions, "Phoenix" continues Benjamin's ascending career. Following their acclaimed album "Pursuance: The Coltranes", the album was released on 27 January 2023 via Whirlwind Recordings.

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