Given birth to in 1951, Ed Bennett started taking part in string bass when he was just 12 yrs . old. He analyzed with Nat Gangursky, and began playing inside a Dixieland music group while an adolescent. He went to Berklee University of Music in Boston, and started touring with Jimmy Witherspoon in 1974 after he graduated. Through the ’70s, Bennett documented with Carmen McRae, the Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Music group, Keith Barry and Kelly Broadway. His 1st album like a innovator, The Ed Bennett Trio, made an appearance on the Eyesight label. Two following albums, Blues for Hamp and In Time of year, possess both been released by Saphu.