Stephen Bennett

About Stephen Bennett

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.

Notes from Stephen

Playing Saturday, Feb 21st

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).

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Trois Gymnopedies

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 […]

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February

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 […]

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January

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 […]

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Happy New Year!

December 31st, 2014

Wishing everyone health and happiness in 2015!

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