Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn't open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from Bienestan by Aaron Goldberg & Guillermo Klein, download iTunes now.

Already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

Open iTunes to preview, buy, and download music.

Editors’ Notes

Bienestan, features two pianist/composers, Aaron Goldberg and Guillermo Klein. Goldberg is the star soloist and Klein contributes compositions and arrangements, and plays Fender Rhodes. The remarkable drummer Eric Harland and bassist Matt Penman make up the rhythm section, and the saxophonists Miguel Zenon and Chris Cheek appear on a few cuts. “Human Feel” is a hard-driving wonder: imagine minimalism with heat and oomph. “Yellow Roses,” which evokes a mellowed-out version of early-‘70s Weather Report, is a gorgeous piece featuring Zenon on alto and Cheeks on soprano. A couple of versions of the Brazilian classic, “Manhã de Carnaval,” are included: the first brings out the sad undercurrent of the tune in a slow, atmospheric reading, and the second is enlivened with Harland’s rhythmic inventiveness. Two tracks, the motoric “Implacable” and the melancholy “Airport Fugue,” are duets for electric and acoustic piano. Bienestan strikes out in a number of directions; there are also two Charlie Parker covers and a version of “All the Things You Are.”


Born: 1974 in Boston, MA

Genre: Jazz

Years Active: '90s, '00s

Pianist and composer Aaron Goldberg is an adept jazz musician, blessed with a harmonically advanced aesthetic palette and a bent toward thoughtful modern creative improvisation. Born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1974, Goldberg started playing piano around age 12 and gained early experience studying in high school with such luminaries as Bob Sinicrope and Jerry Bergonzi. Initially, Goldberg studied at the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music before enrolling at Harvard, where he graduated magna...
Full Bio
Bienestan, Aaron Goldberg
View In iTunes
  • $9.99
  • Genres: Jazz, Music
  • Released: Jun 14, 2011

Customer Ratings