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Benji Kaplan

Benji Kaplan is an award winning guitarist, composer, arranger and vocalist with 6 albums to date. He has performed in venues alongside many world renowned artists such as Junior Mance, Bernard Purdie, Earth Wind & Fire, Seu Jorge and Kassin, among many others and has performed in Venues such as Penn State University, Brasil Summerfest, Drom, Dizzy’s Club, and Espaço Espelho D’agua (Portugal). On his latest release "Something Here Inside" Benji explores the music of Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, Rodgers & Hart and Gershwin with his very own personal intricate lush guitar harmonies that combine sounds of Stravinsky, Ellington, Villa Lobos and Debussy all wrapped up in his unique Brazilian jazz concept. Kaplan has been featured in Billboard, JazzTimes and Downbeat magazine among other notable publications. http://www.benjikaplan.com

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