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Live Concerts

Dan Tepfer and Ben Wendel

Event Date: 
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 10:00pm
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NYC musicians Dan Tepfer and Ben Wendel will be coming to Boston for the first time together to promote their new duo album, Small Constructions, out March 12th on Sunnyside Records.

Pianist/composer Tepfer, a frequent collaborator of jazz great Lee Konitz's, has been described by the New York Times as "a player of exceptional poise who is drawn to the deeper currents of melody".

The LA Times has praised saxophonist / bassoonist Wendel, a founding member of the Grammy-nominated band Kneebody, as "a composer with a restless ear".

On Small Constructions, Wendel and Tepfer range from kaleidoscopic Monk and a remodeled standard to classical variations and melody-rich originals, creating a set of songs that expresses their mutual love of jazz, classical, pop and more. The LA Times calls it "A summit meeting of two steadily rising talents.