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Gregg Bendian

Gregg Bendian
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Gregg Bendian is a jazz percussionist and composer, primarily a vibraphonist. He was born on July 13, 1963 in Englewood, New Jersey. Bendian studied under Noel DaCosta. He has played and recorded with Nels Cline, Pat Metheny, Derek Bailey, Peter Brötzmann, Steve Hunt, Gary Lucas and Cecil Taylor amongst others. Records under his own name and that of his group Interzone incorporate elements of fusion and free jazz.
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http://www.greggbendian.com
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Releases on file (6)
Gregg Bendian — Research (Tiny Useful Secrets) Gregg Bendian — Research (Tiny Useful Secrets)
(Aggregate Music AGCD005, 2008, CD)
The Mahavishnu Project — Return to the Emerald Beyond The Mahavishnu Project — Return to the Emerald Beyond
(Cuneiform Rune 242/243, 2007, 2CD)
Richard Leo Johnson and Gregg Bendian — Who Knew Charlie Shoe? Richard Leo Johnson and Gregg Bendian — Who Knew Charlie Shoe?
(Cuneiform Rune 258, 2007, CD)
The Mahavishnu Project — Phase 2 The Mahavishnu Project — Phase 2
(Aggregate AGCD003, 2004, 2CD)
Gregg Bendian - Jeff Gauthier - Steuart Liebig - G.E. Stinson — Bone Structure Gregg Bendian - Jeff Gauthier - Steuart Liebig - G.E. Stinson — Bone Structure
(Cryptogramophone CG 114, 2003, CD)
The Mahavishnu Project — Live Bootleg The Mahavishnu Project — Live Bootleg
(Aggregate AGCD002, 2002, CD)

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