Benjamin Wright Jr. is one of the most sought-after string and brass arrangers of our time.
Benjamin Wright Jr. is one of the most sought-after string and brass arrangers of our time. He has been the natural choice for artists such as Michael Jackson, Jamiroquai, Earth Wind and Fire, Justin Timberlake, Mary J. Blige, Gladys Knight, Joss Stone, Aretha Franklin, The Temptations, Barry White and legendary fellow music producer and songwriter Quincy Jones to name a few.
He has won a GRAMMY for Album of the Year as part of his contributions to OutKast’s most successful and record setting album Speakerboxxx/The Love Below. Similarly, he received a GRAMMY for Best Pop Vocal Album for his work on Justin Timberlake’s solo debut smash, Justified. 2004 would also mark Benjamin’s first trip to conduct the Norwegian Radio Symphony at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert is Oslo, Norway. An honor, he would enjoy again in 2005, when he returned to conduct for Gladys Knight’s performance.
The relationship with Justin Timberlake would continue through the subsequent albums, writing for a number of songs, including "Until The End of Time" (US Billboard Hot 100, #17), "Mirrors" (US Billboard Hot 100, #2), "Take Back The Night" (US Billboard Hot 100, #29).
The collaborations continue still. Wright worked with Mystery Skulls in 2014 contributing a number of songs to his debut album Forever (US Dance/Electronic Albums #3). In 2016, he worked with Mary J. Blige, Ty Dolla $ign, Frank Ocean, and a number of projects slated for future releases.
L.A.-based arranging and composing phenomenon Benjamin Wright will perform with his all-star band of musicians.
Experience Benjamin Wright, showcasing his vast body of work across his fifty-year music career. He conducted the iconic sound of Barry White's "You're The First, The Last, My Everything," and was the music director for Aretha Franklin, The Temptations, and Gladys Knight.
Benjamin Wright’s, audiences can expect towering string arrangements made famous by these great artists.
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