Like Whiskey on Ice
Marcus Benoit is a sax and keyboard player from the upstate New York area who has been performing and recording in both jazz and blues. "Like Whiskey on Ice" is a Blues/R&B CD that features the piano/vocals/songwriting of Marcus Benoit. This CD has a great band of seasoned musicians from the upstate New York area that bring a funky groove to all the songs with outstanding solo work as well. The songs deal with subjects that range from the 'battlefields of love', social commentary, weather in upstate New York,work and other stuff as well! The musical grooves include slow blues, New Orleans, funk, rock and some minor jazz inflected music. The intent is to entertain and keep a high degree of musicianship at the same time. If you have had enough of mechanical grooves with lyrics designed by corporate interests, than 'Like Whiskey on Ice' is CD worth your time.