New York’s Josh Benko Quintet

Josh Benko, alto and baritone saxophone – A native of Toronto, Canada, where his quartet was regularly heard at the city’s premier jazz venues, Josh moved to New York in 2002. He has been featured weekly at Smalls Jazz Club since 2003, and with Dwayne Clemons has co-led extended engagements throughout the city. Besides a busy performance schedule, he is also a frequent musical representative of the Jazz Foundation of America, bringing jazz to new audiences and under-served social communities and organizations in New York.