1. Eli Bennett: Rising Star from Canada
Today this man is one of the brightest stars of the jazz industry in Canada and the USA. He has 35 different awards and prizes in his collection. The Canadian saxophonist received his first award in 2018 for the best music soundtrack. Eli Bennett also got a medal from the government of British Columbia for his significant contribution to the cultural and jazz movement in Canada. Bennett is also a two-time winner of the National Jazz Awards.
Eli broke into the world of jazz and is remembered for his “Breakthrough” album. He was lucky to share the same stage with the greatest figures of the jazz industry, including Oscar Peterson and Hank Jones.