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.
November 24th, 2013
Greetings to all who happen upon this place ~
The Nutcracker – Complete Ballet Score for Guitar Orchestra, my latest project, is now loose in the world. May God help us all!
November 1st, 2013
Greetings all ~
The 11th Harp Guitar Gathering has come and gone. It was a great success with lots of new faces in attendance, as well as many old friends that are always good to see!
But now it’s November! The fall colors have been beautiful the last few weeks around here but [...]
October 2nd, 2013
This year’s event will take place Oct. 11-13 in Hamden, CT at Quinnipiac University. Click on the title above to activate info links!
September 24th, 2013
Time flies, doesn’t it?
Thanks to all who came and listened to me in Winfield! Only a few weeks until the 11th Annual Harp Guitar Gathering, here in Connecticut. There are 2 concerts: Saturday night, the 12th and Sunday afternoon, the 13th. Go to harpguitars.net and click on the Gathering for more info.
August 26th, 2013
Hello world ~
It’s hard to believe but summer is winding down again. I hope yours was good. Mine was.
I’ve been playing a lot of guitar lately. It feels good to be playing whole tunes again instead of laying down track after track of parts on the Nutcracker project, as I had been [...]
August 1st, 2013
Greetings from an Amtrak train on my way home to Connecticut! I’ve just spent 3 days in Virginia getting the mix for my Nutcracker project underway. (I’ve recorded the entire score for the Nutcracker ballet for guitar orchestra – a combination of all sorts of guitars, acoustic and electric).
I went south [...]