4-Time Leo-Nominated Film Composer





Eli Bennett is a 35-time award-winning jazz saxophonist and a 4-time Leo-Nominated film composer based in Vancouver, Canada. He has performed twice at the Grammy Awards, recorded twice at Capitol Records in Los Angeles, toured North America, and has shared the stage with GRAMMY-Award-Winners Oscar Peterson, Hank Jones, and Terence Blanchard. CONTINUE…

Recent News:

21 May 2015

2015 Canadian Tour

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Breakthrough 2015 Canadian Tour: Thirty-five-time award-winning jazz saxophonist and 4-time Leo-Nominated film composer Eli Bennett embarks on a 2015 Canadian Jazz Festival tour with his band in support of his critically acclaimed debut album Breakthrough. Since its fall 2014 release Breakthrough has received international attention, ranking #3 on the Canadian...
05 May 2015

‘Breakthrough’ Nominated for Western Canadian Music Award!

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May 5, 2015 (CANADA) – Eli Bennett’s debut album “BREAKTHROUGH” has been nominated for a Western Canadian Music Award for ‘Jazz Recording of the Year’!   The 2015 WCMA Nominees for ‘Jazz Recording of the Year‘ Are: A/B Trio – Out West (AB) Eli Bennett – Breakthrough (BC) Jill Barber...
06 April 2015

‘Breakthrough’ Receives Critical Acclaim from Jazz Da Gama

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Jazz Website “Jazz Da Gama” has just released a review of Eli Bennett’s debut album ‘Breakthrough’! “Mr. Bennett “speaks” in an accessible tonal style, with a knack for simple beauty backed by colourful, flexible, open and populist musical arsenal punctuated with occasional outbursts of musical fireworks that reside somewhere between...
31 March 2015

Eli Bennett joins Selmer-Paris Saxophones as Endorsing Artist

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March 31, 2014 (CANADA) – Thirty-five-time award-winning jazz saxophonist Eli Bennett has joined Conn-Selmer’s artist roster as a Selmer-Paris Endorsing Artist. Eli performs exclusively on a silver Mark VI Selmer tenor saxophone. Visit Eli Bennett’s Selmer Artist Page: (Coming Soon) Media inquires may to be directed to management@elibennett.com
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