All Through the Night
Heather Bennett - Piano,Billy Heart - Drum,Dennis Irwin - Bass,Dave Pietro - Alto Sax To listen to the Pianist, Composer, Singer Heather Bennett is to browse through a well-assorted choice of Straight-Ahead transformed for modern times. Echos of Hard-Bop, Bebop, Post-Bop, Originals, modern interpretations of Pop Numbers... With a definite knowledge of tradition, her compositions impressively present an intelligent path from the present to the future of Jazz through her expressive, powerful, but also lyrical piano playing. Heather Bennett, daughter of a classical pianist, majored in music in Texas and North Carolina (Magna cum Laude in Jazz-Performance) and has lived in the 'Big Apple' since 1997 where she stays quite active in numerous musical projects. There she initiated, among other things, a female quintet with bassist Erin Wright, worked with muscians like Ingrid Jensen, Ed Schuller, Georg Schuller, Randy Brecker, Ari Hoenig and constantly plays with her groups in the NYC Jazz Clubs. Recently her 4th and latest CD 'Suite Talk' appeared with, among others, Drummer Billy Hart and Bassist Rufus Reid. Don't Forget To Check Out Heather Bennett's Other CD's -'Suite Talk' and 'New Light'