Home | More Videos | About Us | Contact | Subscribe | Donate

Jazz on the Tube

The Internet's jazz video search engine


Interview with Benny Powell

Benny Powell


Subscribe to Jazz on the Tube

Navigation:    Home    More Videos    Back    More videos like this

March 1, 1930 - June 26, 2010


In an interview segment intertwined with his band's performance of "Lester Leaps In" Benny Powell talks about jazz in the modern age.

New Orleans born trombonist Benny Powell started playing with Lionel Hampton when he was eighteen.

He spent twelve years with Count Basie's Orchestra ending in 1963.

He was a member of the house band for the "Merv Griffin Show" and moved to Los Angeles in 1970.

Returning to New York during the early '80s, in 1994 Benny Powell began teaching at the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music.

Please share your favorite JazzontheTube.com videos with your friends and colleagues

That's how we grow.


For more Benny Powell videos, click here

See the complete catalog of
jazz on the tube videos

About Us | Privacy Policy | Contact