Antonio Bennett ((link hidden)) is an Atlanta-based musician, songwriter, producer, studio sessionist, stage performer, horn section accompaniment, band leader, and soloist performer...
Antonio's musical influences are many... Stevie Wonder for his innovation, Gerald Albright, Maceo Parker for his powerful funk improvisation, Grover Washington, Jr., David Sanborn, and Michael Brecker for his pioneering efforts in fusing the acoustic saxophone with electronic sound enhancers just to name a few. Plays all genres of music.
Price Range: $150 and up (case by case)...
Gig Length: 60 - 240 minutes
Languages: English, French, Hebrew
What to Expect
Antonio is available for Weddings, Receptions, Cocktail Hours, Studio Recordings, Conventions, Music Festivals, Church events, and corporate events. He provides hours of funk, hip-hop, jazz, R&B, pop, rock, reggae, and blues, while you mingle and/or dine. He has a one man band setup, and also, can provide a FULL BAND with vocalists, sound crew, DJ, lights, and everything! Can work within almost any budget and willing to travel to where you are. Enjoy the music journey Antonio will take you to.
Antonio Bennett knew music was a passion of his from a very young age. Antonio fell in love with the saxophone in the 3rd grade, and with the help and support of a loving family, he excelled to being one of the highest decorated and awarded woodwindists from Georgia. Classically trained since the age of 12 years old, Antonio plays the clarinet, flute, alto, soprano, and tenor saxophones. During his middle school and high school years, Antonio received several major ALL-STATE and DISTRICT awards. Since high school, Antonio has played countless times at churches, weddings, receptions, parties, private events, and public concerts as a soloist and with a live band.
Antonio's musical influences are many... Stevie Wonder for his innovation, Gerald Albright, Maceo Parker for his powerful funk improvisation, Grover Washington, Jr., David Sanborn, and Michael Brecker for his pioneering efforts in fusing the acoustic saxophone with electronic sound enhancers just to name a few. Like Michael Brecker, Antonio also plays the "electronic saxophone", the Yamaha WX-5/VL-70. Antonio is known for his powerful sound that soulfully mimics the human voice.
Antonio plays professionally throughout the Southeast United States with various artists and plays for many different bands of many different genres. Antonio's versatility is well known in the R&B/Soul band "The Soul Band", the Alternative Rock band “On-Seven”, and the Multi-Genre variety band "The Band Called... Neo4". Antonio has played for over 20 years and is a freelance instructor, teacher, and clinician for several public and private school system musical education programs.
Additional Booking Notes
All music, all genres, all likes and loves of music...
Influences & Inspiration
Grover Washington, Jr.
Access to electricity, covered stage/area...
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