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Thursday, February 6th
|$20/$30

2x Grammy winner/5x nominee/(Glasper Experiment co-founder) CASEY BENJAMIN

SET TIMES: 7:00pm-8:15pm; 9:30pm-10:45pm

Two time GRAMMY® award-winning Casey Benjamin is the first original member of the Robert Glasper Experiment. Through his melodic ingenuity on the vocoder, textual mastery on the keytar and spiky virtuosity on the alto, soprano and tenor saxophone, Benjamin gives the Experiment its most defining sounds that has enabled it to gain international acclaim in the jazz, R&B and hip-hop scenes on such trailblazing albums as Black Radio (Blue Note Records, 2012) and Black Radio 2 (Blue Note Records, 2013).

In addition to the Experiment, Benjamin toured with singer Patrick Stump (Fall Out Boy) and has worked with a string of other stellar musicians that from jazz to hip hop including singer Betty Carter, bassist Derrick Hodge, vibraphonist Stefon Harris, trumpeter Roy Hargrove, drummer Terri Lyne Carrington, Nas, Kendrick Lamar, Mos Def, Q-Tip, A Tribe Called Quest, Kanye West, Diddy, Wyclef Jean, Anderson Paak, Solange, Mary J. Blige, John Legend, Lady Gaga and Beyoncé. With singer and songwriter Nicky Guiland, Benjamin co-leads the funk-forward combo, HEAVY, which has released three discs –HEAVY (Kindred Spirits, 2000), Jazz Money$$ (BBE, 2007) and First Sessions (Kindred Spirits, 2008).

Benjamin started playing the saxophone when he was 8-years-old. After graduating from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music and Art, Benjamin attended The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in New York City, where he met Robert Glasper in 1997. Benjamin and Glasper collaborated formally in 2004 with the first edition of the Robert Glasper Experiment. Although Benjamin remains a central member of the Robert Glasper Experiment, he’s working on his forthcoming solo project coming out in Summer 2018.

Joining Casey for his exclusive Black Cat residency will be his all-star band: Basil Wajdowicz (keys), Carlos Henderson (bass), Eric Brown (drums) and Randall Runyon (guitar).

Please call us at (415)358-1999 to make your reservation for this incredible event!

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The TIM LIN Band

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From NYC, Jazz/Soul Chanteuse JACKIE GAGE

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2x Grammy winner/5x nominee/(Glasper Experiment co-founder) CASEY BENJAMIN aka DJ Stutz Mcgee-DJ set

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The WALTER EARL Group

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Mac Ayres drummer, the CHRIS ANDERSON QUARTET

Mac Ayres drummer, the CHRIS ANDERSON QUARTET

Mac Ayres drummer, the CHRIS ANDERSON QUARTET