James Carter, Kenny Garrett, and Skip Pruitt are just a few great saxophonist who have come through the Detroit school system to make their mark in jazz, or in music in general. This legacy of outstanding saxophonist continues today with Benny Rubin Jr. Benny Rubin Jr. carries on a Detroit historical jazz legacy following in the foot steps of Charlie Parker, Lester Young, and John Coltrane.
As a student of Detroit School Of Arts, Benny Rubin has received attention from Detroit`s jazz community. Benny Rubin Jr. has been taught by Wendell Harrison, and the late Marcus Belgrave. He has performed with Sean Dobbins Organ Quartet at Kerrytown Concert House for their Rising Stars Series, and Pamela Wise Harrison at the Shrine Of The Black Madonna Church for Jazz Vespers Christmas Eve service.
On February 5, 2017, Benny Rubin Jr. performs at Detroit Institute Of Arts from 12:45 - 4:00 pm, in Kresge Court.
At 17, Benny Rubin Jr. has been apart of some enviable musical experiences. Congratulations to you, Benny Rubin Jr. on your success in music, and your continued success in music and saxophone for a life time. Just remember Benny Rubin Jr., stay focus, and practice. We are all rooting for you.