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Buddagraph Spaceship w/ Joe Benjamin

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The One Stop at Asheville Music Hall

55 College Street

Asheville, NC 28801

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Genre: Disco/Funk
Cover: $5 Suggested Donation @ The Door
Show: 10PM
Ages: 21+

Buddhagraph Spaceship

From old time to the far side, we blend pre-existing classic sounds with eclectic tones to bring you otherworldly original music!

web: http://www.buddhagraphspaceship.com/

vid: https://youtu.be/uPwOuk2Y488

Joe Benjamin

Active as bandleader in New York City since the mid 2010s, Joe Benjamin has built many different worlds for his music to live in. Until only a few years ago, he led a massive, genre-bending 11-piece orchestra, whose sheer mass was its own spectacle. As Joe’s style has evolved, his arrangements have become more streamlined, and his new music replaces the cacophony of reeds and brass with a tight three-piece horn section and back-up singers, just as it replaces the bombastic and madcap swing rhythms of his former project with irresistibly danceable grooves and earworm hooks.
While his newest work is heavily influenced by funk and soul bands such as Jamiroquai and Earth, Wind & Fire, Joe Benjamin has a sound all his own, and it is his intoxicating and idiosyncratic style that has brought him on sold-out tours throughout Europe and the United States (the most pertinent of which is his forthcoming summer 2019 tour) and given him a dedicated fanbase at home in New York City. Together with his rhythm section (Ray Cetta, Tom Wilson and Michael Gordon), Joe has written a new album that showcases his previously under-displayed talent for creating searing, insistent grooves, catchy hooks and expansive soundscapes with no frills or pretensions- just the raw, captivating power that Benjamin has always been known for.

web: http://www.joe-benjamin.com/

vid: https://youtu.be/Oc7S0UM-zlU

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