Jazz bassist and Juilliard School faculty member Ben Wolfe is performing Saturday, March 28, 2009 as part of the Wharton Music Center’s Library Concert Series in Gillette, New Jersey.
Wolfe spent five years with Harry Connick, Jr., as musical director on the band’s world tours, followed by a member of the Wynton Marsalis Septet and on to performing with Diana Krall’s touring group. Wolfe can be heard on Krall’s Grammy winning release, “When I Look in Your Eyes”.
Wolfe has also performed with Joe Henderson, Doc Cheatham, Jon Hendricks, Harry “Sweets” Edison, and Billy Higgins as a member of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and has recorded with Branford Marsalis, Eric Reed, Carl Allen, and Benny Green.
His recordings include “13 Sketches” (1996) and “Bagdad Theater” (1997), both released on Mons Records; the critically acclaimed “Murray’s Cadillac” (2000) on Amosaya Music; and “My Kinda Beautiful” (2004) on Planet Arts Records, and “No Strangers Here” (2008) on MAXJAZZ.
For more information, visit www.whartonmusiccenter.org or call (908) 790-0700.