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  • Harry Connick, Jr. and Ben Wolfe: Fly Me to the Moon

    Harry Connick, Jr. and Ben Wolfe: Fly Me to the Moon

    Here’s a great clip of bassist Ben Wolfe swinging hard with Harry Connick, Jr. on the jazz standard “Fly Me to the Moon” from a 1989 appearance on Night Music. Connick and Wolfe keep things light by drawing out the melody and playing off of each other. The duo start with just bass and vocals... »

  • Jazz Bassist/Composer Ben Wolfe Leads Quintet on “The Whisperer”

    Jazz Bassist/Composer Ben Wolfe Leads Quintet on “The Whisperer”

    Double bassist Ben Wolfe has worked alongside some of the jazz world’s biggest names, including Wynton Marsalis and Diana Krall. And as he’s done so, he has also forged his own impressive path as a player, composer and bandleader. His latest recorded effort sees him heading up a quartet on The Whisperer. The record features... »

  • Wharton Music Center presents Ben Wolfe

    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... »