Featuring Antonio Bennett & Friends
Antonio Bennett, Saxophonist
Atlanta native Antonio Bennett aka The Atlanta Sax Man, is a renowned and heavily sought after performer based in the Atlanta area. Performing contemporary jazz, R&B, funk, blues, rock, Christian, and other genres of music effortlessly and flawlessly with his own bands Neo4 (multi-genre), OnSeven (alternative rock), and Saxophonist Antonio Bennett & Friends (jazz) throughout the southeast, AB continues to bring energy, professionalism, and excitement to stages across the region. Notable artists AB has shared the stage with are Rachelle Farrell, the late Vesta Williams, Will Downing, Donnie McClurkin, Rueben Studdard, Bishop Paul S. Morton Sr., Vickie Winans, Tasha Cobb, Dorothy Norwood, and Dottie Peoples to name a few... David Sanborn, Dexter Gordon, Boney James, Chris Potter, Pharoah Sanders, Gerald Albright, Grover Washington, Jr., Art Porter, and Najee are major influences in the makeup of AB. AB has been recognized as one of the brightest and most innovative musicians and clinicians in Atlanta area. Classically trained by the renowned band directors Dr. Timothy K. Adams, Sr. and Dr. H. Dwight Satterwhite, AB plays and teaches the clarinet, flute, and saxophones throughout the Atlanta area. AB collaborates professionally (primary instruments alto, soprano, and tenor saxophones) with various artists as well. AB specializes in restaurant settings, weddings, receptions, and private functions. AB has played since the age of 9 and tutors for several public and private school musical education programs.
AB is a saxophonist who you can feel his heart as he plays. It has been said the saxophone is the closest instrument to the human voice. AB puts life into his saxophone as he skillfully plays all genres of music. From jazz, funk, R&B, smooth jazz, pop, hip hop, rock, classical, etc., AB pours his heart into each performance with energy and exuberance. AB is also a songwriter and arranger.