Type: Jazz Band
The Benson Brothers
The Benson Brothers is a Wellington based event, function and wedding band inspired by 1960s soul-jazz, blues and boogaloo.
Matt Benton on sax (The Black Seeds), Steve Moodie on double bass (Darren Watson), Nick George on drums (Miles Calder) and with Dayle Jellyman on Piano (The Centennial Ragtime Band).
The band normally perform as a Trio (Piano, Double Bass, Drums), but if budget allows are also able to perform as a Quartet (Saxophone, Piano, Double Bass, Drums
Foot tapping background music, occasional dance floor music.
Ideal for: background for corporate function, product release, pre ball party, wedding
Brother Soul - Lou Donaldson
I Want to Thank You - Dr. Lonnie Smith
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy - Cannonball Adderley
Blues For Yolande - Ben Webster & Coleman Hawkins
Listen Here - Eddie Harris
The Jody Grind - Horace Silver
Blues Walk - Lou Donaldson
Freddie Freeloader - Miles Davis
Play It Back - Dr. Lonnie Smith
I Don't Want No One But You - Eddie Harris
Parker's Mood - Charlie Parker
Bemsha Swing - Esbjorn Svensson
Alligator Boogaloo - Lou Donaldson
Back At the Chicken Shack - Jimmy Smith
Why Don't You Quit - Eddie Harris
Sticks - Cannonball Adderley
They were very good. I expect they may get some other bookings. I’d book them again.
The Langham, Auckland
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