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David Benoit - The Steinway Sessions

Release Date: 05/19/2017
Label: Steinway & Sons Catalog #: 30066
Composer:  David Benoit ,  Dave Brubeck ,  Elton John ,  Bernstein/Sondheim  ...  Performer:  David Benoit

One of the most popular jazz pianists of our day, David Benoit has brought his unique and engaging style to a wide audience. For his debut on the Steinway label, he has recorded some of his most well-known tunes – for the first time on solo piano. The album also features the world premiere recording of his “Etudes for the Contemporary Pianist”.

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"David Benoit – The Steinway Sessions represents his debut on the label. As the pianist remarks in the liner notes, this is his first solo recording in his stellar thirty-five year career. The tracks are comprised of familiar, previously recorded tracks and the premiere of Etudes for the Contemporary Pianist... Benoit’s collection has a lot of
Read more diversity. There are buoyant melodies, dissonance, solitary musings, and playful New Orleans riffs... David Benoit–The Steinway Sessions is a rousing success. Here’s hoping that there are other solo efforts in the future!

-- Audiophile Audition

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