Three-time GRAMMY®-nominated New York-based saxophonist, arranger, composer, and educator Lakecia Benjamin is known for her charisma and dynamism as a player and a composer. She has an inimitable skill of fusing traditional conceptions of jazz, hip-hop, and soul. Benjamin’s electric presence and fiery sax work have shared stages with several legendary artists, including Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, and The Roots.

The Ed Brunswick Fund for Jazz Performance.