FIVE FIRSTS: Michael Benedict of Michael Benedict Jazz Vibes

November 4th, 2009, 4:22 pm by Greg

NAME: Michael Benedict
BAND AFFILIATION: Michael Benedict Jazz Vibes
INSTRUMENT: Vibraphone
MichaelBenedict
1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … The Monkees’ “Headquarters”

2. THE FIRST CONCERT THAT I EVER SAW WAS … the Stan Kenton Orchestra

3. THE FIRST MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I EVER OWNED OR PLAYED WAS … Ludwig snare drum

4. THE FIRST SONG THAT I EVER PERFORMED IN PUBLIC WAS … “Cute” by Neal Hefti

5. THE FIRST BAND I WAS EVER IN WAS … The 5 “C” s – Cooth, Class, Charisma, Character and Corigliano

Vibraphonist Michael Benedict leads his band, Michael Benedict Jazz Vibes, into 9 Maple Avenue in Saratoga Springs on Saturday night.

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