Q&A: Benny Green Adds a Few Wrinkles To His Sound

Since being passed the torch by such revered elders as Art Blakey, Ray Brown, Betty Carter and Freddie Hubbard, pianist Benny Green has carried it proudly. Over the past three decades, Green, 55, has maintained a fierce dedication to acoustic, straight-ahead jazz, predominantly in the classic trio format. Which makes his latest, Then and Now

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