On Friday, February 18th, renowned "folk-jazz" saxophonist Daniel Bennett and legendary 8-string "groove" guitarist Charlie Hunter will team up for a special double bill performance at the Triad Theatre (www.triadnyc.com) to benefit New Yorks Abingdon Theatre Company. The Triad is located on New York City's upper west side (158 West 72nd Street). This is an all-ages event. Half of all proceeds will go towards New York City's Abingdon Theatre Company. The double bill concert starts at 9:30pm and tickets are $15 in advance. All advance tickets must be purchase at www.smarttix.com. For more ticket info call (212) 868-4444.
Guitarist Charlie Hunter has released 17 albums over the span of two decades. Hunter has collaborated with musical artists like John Mayer Norah Jones and Mos Def (to name a few). Charlie Hunter is known for his innovative use of the 8-string guitar an instrument that allows him to play guitar lines and bass lines simultaneously. Saxophonist Daniel Bennett has blazed his own trail performing his ethereal "folk jazz" with his critically acclaimed quartet. The Daniel Bennett Group has recently shared concert stages with Bill Frisell James Carter Organ Trio Billy Martin (MMW) David 'Fuze' Fiuczynski Jerry Bergonzi and Denison Witmer. The Boston Globe raves "The Daniel Bennett Group plays a mix of jazz folk and trance."'