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Emerging Artist Series: Benjamin Cortez

July 12, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

The Nash
110 E Roosevelt St,
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
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Benjamin Cortez-keyboards/vocals/guitar, Patrick Feher-tenor and alto saxophones, Jayson Davis-trumpet, Richard Brennan-trombone, Joe Allie-guitars, Eric Nakamoto-bass, Connor Sample-drums

Benjamin Cortez is a multi-dimensional musician who delivers soulful, high-energy performances on vocals, keyboards, guitar, bass guitar, and drums. His diverse musical sensibilities reflect the eclectic cultural landscape of his hometown: Phoenix, Arizona.

In his time living there, he has has jumped at every opportunity to better his craft, having been recruited to do live and session work for high-profile acts ranging from Oregon Catholic Press artist Tom Booth to punk rock band Authority Zero, in addition to leading his own band.

In 2018, he released his first album, “In Your Hands”, featuring eight original compositions that he performed, produced and engineered himself at his home studio. In addition to his professional music ventures, he is also focusing on completing a degree in Jazz Piano Performance at Arizona State University.

$15, $5 Students (25 & under w/ ID)