“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
Lakecia Benjamin featured in Sonic.Download Article (PDF)
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
Lakecia Benjamin profile featured on JazzTimes.
Lakecia Benjamin in New York Times' The Arts section.
Lakecia Benjamin featured in Allegro.
Lakecia Benjamin featured in Salzburg.Download Article (PDF)