Benedikt has great ears and a great sense what feels and sounds good… plus number one he has good time and that´s the most important thing… He is very open minded, very musical and very linear… a slammin´ musician.
— Johnny Vidacovich (New Orleans Legend)
Benedikt has a stronger Latin Feel than most Latinos in NYC.
— Johnny Almendra (Tito Puente)
Benedikt Hesse is a talented drummer , full of creativity that bubbles over the Bandstand. He possesses a sensitive and appealing urgency in his playing that makes the audience wants to hear more . This urgency is his gift. A very reliable musician and person to work with organizational abilities too.
— Terrence Ngassa (Klaus Doldinger / Paul Kuhn)