Ben Wendel Seasons Band at Art Boutiki

Dan Vado uploaded this event on January 3, 2019


Art Boutiki
44 Race Street
San Jose, CA


Tue, February 5, 2019
8:00 pm



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Ben Wendel Seasons Band
The Art Boutiki Music Hall
Feb 05, 2019

“Those who wish to be called creative musicians should actually create music, and hardly no one has done that better recently than Ben Wendel . . .” – Gary Fukushima, LAWeekly

In 2015, Grammy nominated and award-winning saxophonist, bassoonist, composer Ben Wendel released a music-video art project entitled The Seasons – inspired by a set of twelve piano pieces written and release each month by Tchaikovsky in 1876. Wendel’s modern take on the idea was to compose and release twelve original jazz chamber duets in video format on YouTube with modern luminaries Joshua Redman, Luciana Souza, Eric Harland, Julian Lage, and Ambrose Akinmusire, among others. As the videos garnered acclaim among social networks, the project became an unexpected word of mouth success and was featured prominently in The New York Times (Best of 2015), NPR’s All Things Considered, and The CBC....

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