Casey Benjamin

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Performance in Nice, 2012

Casey Benjamin is an American saxophonist, vocoderist, keyboardist, producer and songwriter.[1] He is a member of the Robert Glasper Experiment which won a Grammy Award for Best R&B Album for their album Black Radio.[2][3] He is one half of the funk pop new wave duo HEAVy[4] with vocalist Nicky Guiland, and currently[when?] plays with Q-Tip (rapper), Mos Def, Stefon Harris[5] In 2011, he was the keyboard/saxophonist for Patrick Stump's live solo project tour.[6]

Benjamin is from South Jamaica, Queens, New York City.[citation needed] He attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts and The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in Manhattan.[citation needed]

Discography[edit]

As sideman[edit]

Year recorded Leader Title Label
2012 Kris Bowers Heroes + Misfits Concord

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Casey Benjamin's credits cited on Artist Direct".
  2. ^ "Robert Glasper Experiment In The GRAMMY Winner's Circle". The GRAMMYs. Retrieved 25 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Jazz Articles: Robert Glasper: Renegade of Funk - By Bill Beuttler — Jazz Articles". JazzTimes. Retrieved 25 September 2015.
  4. ^ "HEAVy's Biography cited on BBE Records". Archived from the original on 2009-02-19.
  5. ^ "Stephon Harris & Blackout on allaboutjazz.com". Archived from the original on November 24, 2006.
  6. ^ "Fall Out Boy didn't fall out, but Patrick Stump moves on with 'Truant Wave,' 'Soul Punk'". Chicago Sun-Times. 30 March 2011. Archived from the original on 25 September 2015. Retrieved 25 September 2015.