Kyle Benford

Kyle B.

New York, NY

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About

Kyle delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 5+

Teaching since:
2014

Music Education:
Current: The Juilliard School
Past: University of Miami- Frost


Kyle is currently studying at The Juilliard School in NYC. He has played across America with various artists and musicians of all sorts. Kyle has performed and/or played with Johnny O'Neal, Wynton Marsalis, Roy Hargrove, Cyrus Chestnut, Vassal Benford and has worked with prestigious organizations such as the YoungArts Foundation. Kyle has a large amount of playing experience in different venues- Dizzy's Coca Cola Club, Smalls Jazz Club, Rose Hall at Lincoln Center, and has performed in various venues around Miami professionally since 2012.

Experience

Private Lesson Instructor
Jan 2013 - Present
Independent

Percussion Assistant
Jan 2013 - Jan 2015
Miami Beach Senior Highschool

Education

Jazz Studies
Aug 2016 - Present
The Juilliard School
Studio Music and Jazz
Aug 2014 - Jan 2016
University of Miami- Frost School of Music

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

2015 Winner/Merit
Jun 2015
Young Arts Foundation

Awards

Outstanding Drummer
Jan 2014
Essentially Ellington Jazz Festival

Photos & Videos

Kyle Benford Quartet in NYC

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Playing III Points Music Festival in Miami  

(Flying Lotus, Thundercat, Metronomy)

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With master drummer, composer, musician- Roy Haynes

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