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Benny Green

bs, 1927-1998 GB
Musician / Composer of Rock, Pop and Jazz
A.k.a. Benny Green

Born: 9 December 1927 Leeds, Yorkshire Died: 22 June 1998 Marsden, Surrey Cockney-accented British jazz saxophonist, broadcaster, journalist, composer and author. Most well known for his BBC Radio 2 shows. Has penned a large number of liner notes for various jazz albums as well as being a keen film critic and cricket enthusiast. His son Leo Green is also a jazz saxophonist.

     
Instruments
  • Bariton sax
  • Saxophone
Genres
  • Rock
  • Pop
  • Jazz
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Ernie's Tune on These Are Soulful Days by Benny Green
Tivoli on Benny's Crib by Benny Green
Donny Hath A Way on Then and Now by Benny Green
Summer Nights on These Are Soulful Days by Benny Green
Virgo on These Are Soulful Days by Benny Green
Way 'Cross Town on Source by Benny Green
Say You're Mine on Then and Now by Benny Green
Harold Land on Benny's Crib by Benny Green
These Are Soulful Days on These Are Soulful Days by Benny Green
Central Park South on Benny's Crib by Benny Green

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
In ConcertCharlie Ventura, Benny Green, Conte Candoli1997Single
BashvilleDenis King, Benny Green1983Album
Russ In Nice: The Valentine WaltzRussell Jacquet With Cecil Payne / Kenny Drew / Grambling Stage Band / Queen Cavril / Benny GreenAlbum
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