Benny Green
Benny Green At the age of twenty-four, pianist BENNY GREEN became a key member of Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers and went on to play with such artists as Freddie Hubbard, Ray Brown and Oscar Peterson. In 1993 Peterson chose him as the first recipient of the City of Toronto’s Glenn Gould International Protégé Prize in Music. Green started with MJF as part of the Monterey Jazz Festival High School All Star Big Band.