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

Tommy Emmanuel’s Camp

February 26th, 2022

Greetings to anyone who happens this digital place! I wanted to let you know that I’ll be teaching at my friend Tommy’s camp this September in Nashville, Tennessee. I was scheduled to last year but as Nashville had turned into a real hotspot for Covid last September, I was advised by my doctor not to […]

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At long last, a live show coming up!

January 29th, 2022

Greetings. It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything here. Much has happened since I last did, personally and out in the real world. Nancy and I have moved to our new house in the beautiful northwest corner of Connecticut. The snow just stopped (for now anyway) and so I went outside and took a […]

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The Rights Of Coral

February 11th, 2021

My newest release goes live in a few hours. Inspired by the book The Outlaw Ocean by Ian Urbina, The Rights Of Coral was created for the Outlaw Ocean Music Project. It consists of 10 tracks of music I composed, played and recorded that also incorporates material from a large audio archive made available to […]

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Dec. 18, 2020

December 18th, 2020

Greetings to all. I’ll be doing a couple of finger-style guitar workshops in March for the Walnut Valley Festival (often just referred to as Winfield). If you’re interested, click here. Also, my rendition of Because was included on an upcoming compilation on Wagram, a French label. It’s entitled John Lennon in Jazz. It appears that […]

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