By Richard Kamins, Step Tempest
The dynamic young alto saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin is steadily maturing into one of the more exciting musicians on the contemporary scene. Ms. Benjamin, born in New York City, attended the Fiorello LaGuardia High School for the Performing Arts and went on to the New School.
Vocalist, composer, educator, and producer Thana Alexamay be best known for her work with groups led by guitarist/ composer Gene Ess and her husband Antonio Sanchez & Migration. Born in New York City to Croatian parents who moved back home when Ms. Alexa when a young teenager. Read this full review here.