Ivan Benning

 
 

Music

Brighter Days

by Ivan Benning

Released 2015
Released 2015
Contemporary jazz that embraces the soul of Detroit
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My music is a reflection of my environment living in the city of Detroit. It captures the rich heritage of music in the city, i.e., jazz, R&B, gospel, seasoned with funk. The track title Brighter Days is about Detroit's future. This song is written by Saxophonist Ivan Benning; featuring Bass Extraordinaire Terry Tuck. Listen to the clip and let me know what you think.

In Spirit In Truth

by Ivan Benning

Released 2003
Released 2003
Simply characterized as having melodies that will move the soul and spirit, with licks that makes improvisational statements.
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Ivan Hugh Benning was born in Detroit, Michigan to the late Pastor Gasoway and Mattie Benning. Ivan is the youngest of six siblings. As a youth, Ivan's journey to playing the saxophone was not without challenges. In the fourth grade band, Ivan wanted to play the saxophone and the teacher assigned him a trombone and then a violin. Finally, when Ivan attended Wilson Middle School his music teacher assigned him the saxophone. In a short …
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