Sat Aug 6, 7:00 PM - Sat Aug 6, 10:00 PM
311 East Congress Street, Tucson, AZ 85701

Community: Tucson

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A duel threat, NYC trumpeter and vocalist Benny Benack III has won countless awards for both his talents. A special two night engagement!

Event Details

Dinner & Show Reserved ticket includes Cup Cafe reservation for 5pm and reserved seating near the stage in the Century Room for the 7pm set. Limited quantity available.

There is a one drink minimum for all guests in the showroom.

By age 28, trumpeter and singer Benny Benack III has proven to be a rare talent: not only a fiery trumpet player with a stirring command of the postbop trumpet vernacular in the vein of Kenny Dorham and Blue Mitchell, but also a singer with a sly, mature, naturally expressive delivery in the post-Sinatra mold, performing standards and his own astute songs with a thrilling sense of showmanship. His superb intonation and bracing virtuosity enable him to handle astounding feats of originally composed vocalese (complex solos with written lyrics). And he’s a highly capable pianist as well.

Benny performs widely as a frontman for Postmodern Jukebox, the vintage music collective famed for canny old-school covers of modern pop. In early 2020, he released A Lot of Livin’ to Do, the follow-up to his well-received 2017 debut album, One of a Kind. This sophomore effort, richly varied in

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