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Benjamin Herman (London, 1968) is a very busy player attracting specially younger audience.

His main instrument is alto saxophone , but he also plays the  C-melody Saxophone and flute.

Benjamin studied at the conservatory of  Hilversum (cum laude 1991). He continued his study at the  Manhattan School of Music and in 1991 he was selected as trhe only European musician for the Thelonious Monk competition.

His band New Cool Collective founded in  1997 combines jazz-, soul– en Latin music. 

Michiel Borstlap, Joost Patocka, Joost Lijbaart, Anton Goudsmit, Ernst Glerum, Han Bennink and Yuri Honing are some players he Works with frequently








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On the first of June Benjamin performed at the Jazz in Duketown festival in ‘s Hertogenbosch.


He brought;

Carlo de Wijs, Hammond organ

Jesse van Ruller, guitar

Martijn Vink, drums


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Tekstvak: Tekstvak: Benjamin performed with his band the Itch in club La Palma in Rome as part of a festival including several Dutch bands. The festival was organized by the Dutch Embassy to promote Dutch jazz in Italy. 
Lineup: Benjamin Herman sax, Anton Goudsmit guitar, Ernst Glerum double bass, Joost Kroon drums.