BENSON

 McGLASHAN

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 Welcome, and thanks for visiting my website ! 

 

16/03/2018 

The European tour has been amazing so far ! I've met so many interesting people and played with so many fantastic musicians! It's also been quite tiring. As I've logged a considerable amount of miles on trains, planes, buses and cars traversing the continent, and am currently enjoying a bit of down time before starting again in late April. Please check back soon, as dates will be confirmed and posted within the next few weeks :)

29/01/2018

Unfortunately the scheduled concert for Thursday , Feb 1st

 at Hermann's Jazz club in Victoria, BC  has been cancelled.

I sincerely apologize for any inconvenience ! 

 

10/01/2018

I'm excited to announce that I'll be performing in Montreal on

Feb 9th at Diese Onze Jazz Club on Rue St on Feb 9th.

I have the pleasure of performing with some of Canada's finest jazz musicians. Paul Shrofel - piano   Alec Walkington - bass and

Andre White - drums.  Friday, February 9th.  2 sets. See you there !

February 9th      Montréal, Canada  -  Diese Onze Jazz Club  -  Benson McGlashan Quartet

February 20th    Ostrava, Czech Republic  -  Parnik Jazz Club   -   Benson McGlashan Trio

February 21st    Brumov, Czech Republic  -  Brumov Cultural Centre Concert Hall - Benson McGlashan Trio

February 22nd   Brno, Czech Republic  -  Stara Pekarna Club - Benson McGlashan Trio

February 23rd   Prague, Czech Republic - Reduta Jazz Club -Winter Jazz Festival - Benson McGlashan Trio

March 1st         Berlin, Germany     -  Reinickendorf Jazz Club  - Benson McGlashan/Robin Draganic Trio

March 6th         Brussels, Belgium       -  Noiseé Club  -  Benson McGlashan Trio

March 7th         Brussels, Belgium       -  Jester Jazz Bar   -    Benson McGlashan Trio

March 10th       Paris, France            -  Baiser Salé Jazz Club    -  Benson McGlashan Quartet

March 23rd       Belgrade, Serbia     -  ( Canceled )  -      Benson McGlashan Trio

May 11th          Amsterdam, The Netherlands   - Cafe Alto   -  Daniel Gueli Quartet

 

Selected PRESS

A charismatic and compelling performer who's hard swinging and soulful straight-ahead jazz guitar style has won over audiences around the world. Benson McGlashan is a critically acclaimed young jazz artist who has toured internationally in over 15 countries, performing in such diverse cities as: Paris, New York, Montreal, Berlin, Shanghai, Amsterdam, Vienna, Seoul, Barcelona, Prague, Bangkok, Hamburg and Brussels amongst many others.

 

For over a half a decade, he has maintained a commendably relentless international touring schedule, which has led to him slowly but surely emerging out of total obscurity and on to earning himself a steadily growing international name and reputation as a serious up and coming straight-ahead jazz guitarist.

 

He was perhaps best described in print by the heralded German newspaper DIE ZEIT by journalist and music critic, Ralph Geisenhanslüke who wrote that :

 

“ McGlashan looks a little bit like a young Johnny Depp, but his playing reminds one of the cat-like sleekness of Wes Montgomery, the eloquence of Joe Pass and the melancholy of Jim Hall."     

   DIE ZEIT

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