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Ben Wendel - The Seasons Full Album

Ben Wendel - The Seasons Full Album Performer: Ben Wendel
Title: The Seasons
Style: Contemporary Jazz
Category: Jazz
Date of release: 2018
Country: US
Label: Motéma
Catalog number: MTM0288
Size MP3: 2865 mb
Size FLAC: 1162 mb
Rating: 4.6




CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
MTM0288Ben Wendel The Seasons ‎(CD, Album, Dig)MotémaMTM0288Europe2018
noneBen Wendel The Seasons ‎(CDr, Album, Promo)Motéma, [pias]none2018
MTM0309Ben Wendel The Seasons ‎(2xLP, Album)MotémaMTM0309USA & Europe2018


  • BassMatt Brewer
  • BassoonBen Wendel (tracks: 1, 3, 7, 12)
  • DesignRebecca Meek
  • DrumsEric Harland
  • GuitarGilad Hekselman
  • ManagementTom Korkidis
  • Mastered ByNate Wood
  • Mixed ByTodd Burke
  • PianoAaron Parks
  • Producer [Produced By], Composed By, Arranged ByBen Wendel
  • Public Relations [Publicity]Jason Byrne
  • Saxophone, Effects [Efx]Ben Wendel
  • Technician [Piano Tuner]James Carney


total time 78:47

Manufactured in the USA


  • Barcode: 1 81212 00288 1


The idea and goal of The Seasons was a simple one: 12 original pieces dedicated to 12 musicians I deeply admire, released over 12 months. Though this ended up being one of the most challenging and complex projects Ive ever attempted, it also turned out to be one of the most rewarding. The impetus for this work came through one of my favorite classical composers. I fell in love with a set of twelve piano pieces written by Tchaikovsky called The Seasons each piece was written for a different month in 1876 and at the time published in a music magazine. Inspired by this idea, I decided to c. The Seasons by Ben Wendel, released 12 October 2018 1. January 2. February 3. March 4. April 5. May 6. June 7. July 8. August 9. September 10. October 11. November 12. December GRAMMY-nominated saxophonist and co-leader of Kneebody, Ben Wendel releases his studio album adaptation of the acclaimed YouTube video series The Seasons. Inspired by Tchaikovskys compositions, each track is dedicated to a specific month and artist who has shaped Wendel's creative vision. The Seasons is not only a representation of the passage of time but a statement on how technology has changed the way artists c. The Seasons' is now available for pre-order on Motema Music. This project began as a video series on YouTube but was not released as an actual album. The Seasons, 2018. Ben Wendel. January, 06:47. February, 06:48. Now playing . Listen free to Ben Wendel The Seasons. Album 2018 12 Songs. In 2015, Canadian saxophonist Ben Wendel undertook a yearlong collaborative series, inviting an array of top-tier jazz colleagues to record duets of original pieces, each one titled for the corresponding month and released as performance videos. The Seasons gathers these 12 duo compositions and reimagines them in quintet form. And the quintet members, appropriately, were all first featured as duo partners: pianist Aaron Parks November , guitarist Gilad Hekselman October , bassist Matt Brewer March , and drummer Eric Harland April . Ben Wendel: The Seasons. Stepping out as he occasionally does from the genre-mashing ensemble Kneebody, Grammy-nominated saxophonist, bassoonist Ben Wendel takes up the challenge of interpreting the seasons as they exist in this time of climate upheaval and delivers the dynamic, visceral The Seasons. In 2015, inspired by Tchaikovsky's The Seasons, Wendel set about writing and performing twelve duets and videos featuring musicians he keenly admires, including Shai Maestro, Joshua Redman, Julian Lage, Matt Brewer, Er. Ben Wendel is a Canadian-American jazz saxophonist, composer, bassoonist, and pianist. He is best known for being a founding member of the Grammy-nominated group Kneebody. He has also performed as a leader or sideman with artists such as Snoop Dogg, Ignacio Berroa, Daedelus, Taylor Eigsti, Gerald Clayton, and Tigran Hamasyan. Grammy nominated saxophonist Ben Wendel was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and raised in Los Angeles. Currently living in Brooklyn, New York, he has enjoyed a varied. The Seasons is a third stream music album recording by BEN WENDEL released in 2018 on CD, LPVinyl andor cassette. BEN WENDEL - The Seasons. Jazz music community with review and forums. 0 rating 0 review. Album 2018. Filed under Third Stream By BEN WENDEL