INTERNATIONAL JAZZ SERIES
From New York
APRIL 13, 2018
TICKETS - MEMBERS $20, GUESTS $24
DOORS 7 PM - SHOW 8 PM
Benny Lackner - piano
Born in Berlin to an American father and a German mother, Benny
Lackner, moved to California at the age of 13. He received his BFA
from the California Institute of the Arts under the direction of
Charlie Haden and David Roitstein. From 1997 to 1998, he studied
privately with his mentor, pianist Brad Mehldau.
He has performed at numerous jazz festivals including the North Sea Jazz Festival, Montreux and Monterey. He has worked with artists such as the late Billy Higgins, Marc Ribot, BradShepik, Pheeroan akLaff and is now residing in New York City and Berlin where he is working with his internationally touring trio as well as a sideman and composer. Benny Lackner just completed his fifth world tour playing nineteen concerts in nineteen cities starting with Auckland, New Zealand, and ending in Lausanne, Switzerland.
He will be playing in a solo acoustic piano setting, performing composition by Brahms, Schubert, Bowie, Radiohead and Lackner.