Playtime presents Alan Benzie Trio

Multi-award-winning pianist Alan Benzie brings his trio to the latest Playtime session on 28th May.

Playtime presents Alan Benzie Trio

About Playtime presents Alan Benzie Trio

Multi-award-winning pianist Alan Benzie brings his trio to the latest Playtime session. The first-ever winner of the Young Scottish Jazz Musician of the Year title, Alan Benzie went on to study at Berklee School of Music in Boston, where he won the coveted Billboard Award.

Since returning to Scotland he has led his own trio, recording two enthusiastically recorded albums and touring across Europe to considerable acclaim. He also works with the Glasgow jazz-funk-folk collective Fat-Suit and guitarist Joe Williamson’s prog-jazz group Animal Society.

Here he presents his own melodic, searchingly inventive compositions with fellow Young Scottish Jazz Musician of the Year winner, bassist Andrew Robb and drummer Stephen Henderson, a Jazzwise magazine One to Watch who has lived up to these expectations and more with pianist Fergus McCreadie’s trio and his own band, Modern Vikings.

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