February 14, 2014
9pm and 11pm

The Jazz Gallery Residency Commissions 2014: Ben Wendel

The Jazz Gallery
1158 Broadway (5th floor) New York, NY 10001
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The Jazz Gallery Residency Commissions 2014: Ben Wendel photo

Ben Wendel gives world premiere performances of commissions from the Jazz Gallery in celebration of his role as its 2013-14 season resident composer.

Grammy nominated artist Ben Wendel was born in Vancouver, Canada and raised in Los Angeles. Currently living in Brooklyn, NY, he has enjoyed a varied career as performer, composer, producer and most recently, conductor.  Highlights
include multiple domestic and international tours with many artists including Cuban drumming legend Ignacio Berroa, Thelonious Monk Piano Competition Winner Tigran Hamasyan, hip-hop artist Snoop Dogg and the Artist formerly known as Prince. Ben is a founding member of the Grammy nominated group Kneebody, with their debut recording on Concord Records, The Line, released in September 2013.