| ||Jimmy Bruno & Joe Beck’s POLARITY|
(Concord Jazz CCD-4888-2) features the dynamic Jimmy’s B-7 pickup (featured in the August 2000 issue of Guitar Player).
| ||Howard Alden & Jimmy Bruno FULL CIRCLE|
(Concord Jazz CCD2-4788-2) features two of the top Benedetto Players with S-7 models.
| ||Bucky Pizzarelli A PORTRAIT|
(Stash ST-CD-551) highlights the sound of the legendary player’s S-7 pickup on his 7-String Benedetto.
| ||Jazz Guitarists Who's Who: THE ART OF SOLO GUITAR|
(Paddle Wheel KICJ 396) spotlights the talents of 12 fine jazzers including Jack Wilkins (B-6), Bucky Pizzarelli (S-7), and Royce Campbell (S-6).
| ||Chris Standring VELVET|
(Instinct Jazz EX373-2) features Chris using the B-6.
| ||Roger Latzgo in NEW WINE IN OLD BOTTLES|
(Zlata Recordings 6252) uses his Benedetto Fratello with an S-6.
| ||Andy MacKenzie's TALES FROM THE HOT CLUB|
(Crimson Records IPC 022) has the Djangophile with his B-7 pickup.
| ||Ron Eschete's MO' STRINGS ATTACHED|
(The Jazz Alliance TJA-10020) highlights the S-7.
| ||The Howard Alden Trio (with Frank Wess) YOUR STORY - THE MUSIC OF BILL EVANS|
(Concord Jazz CCD-4621) demonstrates the musicality of Howard using his S-7 (with volume and tone controls mounted in the guitar top).
| ||Jimmy Bruno’s LIKE THAT|
(Cocord Jazz CCD-4698) highlights the Paganini of Jazz Guitar using his Benedetto 16" 7-string fitted with a B-7 to its best advantage.
| ||The Gerry Beaduoin Trio LIVE AT THE RENDEZVOUS|
(Francesca Records CD001) features the Boston guitarist’s Benedetto 7-string with an S-7
| ||Chris Standring’s HIP SWAY|
(Instinct Records INS502-2) spotlights the B-6.
| ||The Howard Alden Trio A GOOD LIKENESS|
(Concord Jazz CCD-4544) has Howard giving his Benedetto 7-string with S-7 a great workout!
| ||The Jimmy Bruno Trio plus Special Guest Bobby Watson LIVE AT BIRDLAND|
(Concord Jazz CCD-4768-2) has Jimmy burnin' on the B-7 again!! (also hear the B-7, and Jimmy, on the follow-up CD, Live at Birdland II, Concord Jazz CCD-4810-2).
| ||John Pizzarelli NATURALLY|
(BMG Novus 01241 63151-2) features John’s blonde 7-String with S-7. Other John recordings featuring the S-7 include DEAR MR COLE (RCA 63182), OUR LOVE IS HERE TO STAY (RCA), NEW STANDARDS (RCA 63172-2) and his most recent, P.S. MR, COLE (RCA Victor 09026-63563-2).
| ||Concord Jazz Guitar Collective: HOWARD ALDEN, JIMMY BRUNO & FRANK VIGNOLA|
(Concord Jazz CCD CCD-4672) features Howard and Jimmy with S-7 pickups (Frank Vignola didn't yet have his Benedetto LaVenezia with S-6!). (This CD was promoted with a contest to win a Benedetto "Concord Jazz" Custom archtop which featured the S-6.)
| ||Frank Vignola LOOK RIGHT, JOG LEFT|
(Concord Vista CCD-4718) is the rhythm master’s debut on his La Venezia with S-6!
| ||Jack Wilkins TRIO ART|
(Arabesque AJ0135) shows off his B-6 bigtime!
| ||Royce Campbell WITH STRINGS|
The S-6 can be heard on Royce’s Benedetto Manhattan model.
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Other CDs (covers not shown)
John Bunch/Bucky Pizzarelli: NY SWING
(LRC CDC 9045) features Bucky and the S-7.
SWEET & LOWDOWN
(Sony Classical SK 89019) features Bucky Pizzarelli playing rhythm guitar on Howard Alden's La Venezia 7-string with S-7 in the highly acclaimed Woody Allen movie starring Sean Penn as a Django-type guitarist.
Howard Alden & George Van Eps KEEPIN' TIME
(Concord Jazz 4713). Don't be fooled by the cover photo when you see it. On this recording, Howard plays along with the 7-string master on his Benedetto 7-String and S-7).
Jack Wilkins KEEP IN TOUCH (Claves Jazz) and BLUESIN' (String Jazz SJRCD1005).
Bucky Pizzarelli & John Pizzarelli CONTRASTS
(Arbor Records) both highlight the S-7!
AND MANY, MANY MORE!
VIDEOS: We only have enough room to highlight two. More to come in the future!
| ||JIMMY BRUNO: No Nonsense Jazz Guitar|
(Hot Licks VGB 210) actually features Jimmy with his original 6-string Benedetto Manhattan with S-6. He also plays on his 7-string with S-7.
| ||JOHN PIZZARELLI: Jazz Guitar Virtuoso Video|
(MEL BAY Artist Series #MB97334VX) spotlights John and the S-7.
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Two forthcoming videos that will feature many Benedetto Pickups in one concert are CAFÉ BENEDETTO and JACK WILKINS & JIMMY BRUNO: Live at Little Washington (both from MEL BAY)
Benedetto Pickups are also featured on many instructional books including MEL BAY, Centerstream and Warner Bros. We will feature some of these covers in the future!
The sound of the Benedetto Pickup has been heard from New York to New Orleans and Tokyo to Torino at such prestigious jazz festivals as the Umbria Jazz Festival, Newport Jazz Festival, Parade Du Jazz, and Jazz Festival in Perrugia, Italy , at concert halls such as the Carmichael at the National Museum of American History (Smithsonian Institution), in the White House, Carnegie Hall, and on TV shows such as David Letterman, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and The Today Show.