The 7 Best Moments From the BRIC JazzFest

The 7 Best Moments From the BRIC JazzFest

“I see we've got some romantics in the house,” Benjamin told the rapt crowd after performing her swooning 2012 song “Dreams” with help from gut-wrenching vocalist Nicole Phifer. With her collection of original compositions, the alto player brought undeniable energy and feeling to the stage that recalled the spirit of soul jazz. It was slow, but played with the kind of investment that’s rare on a festival stage -- emotional without ever feeling overwrought.

Visit Article
Sonic: Jazz & Brass

Sonic: Jazz & Brass

Lakecia Benjamin featured in Sonic.

Download Article (PDF)
Lakecia Benjamin Featured In June Jazz Times!

Lakecia Benjamin Featured In June Jazz Times!

For someone who exhibits striking presence and showmanship onstage, alto saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin’s path to being a professional musician seems surprisingly—almost unbelievably—incidental.

Visit Article
JazzTimes

JazzTimes

Lakecia Benjamin profile featured on JazzTimes.

New York Times

New York Times

Lakecia Benjamin in New York Times' The Arts section.

The New Face of Jazz

The New Face of Jazz

Lakecia Benjamin featured in Allegro.

Jazz & The City

Jazz & The City

Lakecia Benjamin featured in Salzburg.

Download Article (PDF)