Whether playing his great-grandfather's harp guitar, his 1930 National Steel or a standard 6-string, Stephen Bennett is a musician to hear. His playing has won awards and critical praise. In live performance and on record, his diverse musical influences and interests are joined with a lifelong love affair with the sound of guitar strings.
February 16th, 2015
If you’re in the vicinity of Milford, CT, I’ll be providing music at a benefit to raise money to in some way keep alive the memory of a talented photographer who passed away much too early – Christopher Haley. I’ll start playing at 3:00 at The Beach Gallery (2 Broadway).
February 13th, 2015
I recently posted a version of Erik Satie’s famous composition Gymnopedie #1, arranged for harp guitar, on YouTube. That arrangement is on my Cool Tunes For Harp Guitar cd from 2012. Someone suggested in a comment that I should do the other 2 pieces, the Gymnopedie #2 and #3. A great idea! So I set […]
February 7th, 2015
I’ll be playing a concert at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT on Feb 8th. 3 PM. The Russell House Series If you’re around, I’d love to see you there! My 2 Virginia shows earlier this week didn’t happen. Due to the winter storm here in Connecticut, I couldn’t get there in time. Oh well. Though […]
January 15th, 2015
Greetings to anyone wandering by this digital place. It’s mid-month, Martin Luther King’s actual birthday, and since I’ve been delinquent in posting much of anything this year, I thought I’d better. Though it’s not obvious by my calendar yet, I should be out and about around the US a fair bit this year, much more […]
December 31st, 2014
Wishing everyone health and happiness in 2015!