Ben is a London-based multi-instrumentalist with music running through his veins. In 2007 he graduated with a BA(Hons) in Music from York University, specialising in percussion and composition. Since then, he has been a regular fixture in function and jazz bands, worked as a session musician, taught lessons in guitar, bass, drums, piano and music theory, composed music for video, orchestrated parts for a swing big band, produced high-quality sheet music, been a musical director, and a home-studio-based arranger and producer.

Through everything he brings a high level of intuitive sensitivity to the needs of each client and project, as well as his own personal musical touch.

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The work Ben has done over the last decade includes:

As producer:
* Silver & Gold – Jon & Emily Darby
* Backing tracks for Ashanti Strings live shows and showreel
* Violin repertoire with piano – Felicity Broome-Skelton
* Solo EPs

As a session musician
* Alive Together (piano, guitar) – Tim Boniface Band
* The Acoustic Sessions (percussion, bass) – Chris & Jennie Orange
* Silver & Gold (percussion, keys, bass, vocals) – Jon & Emily Darby
* This Good News (keys, vocals, guitar) – Ichthus Christian Fellowship
* A Gospel Christmas (keys, vocals, additional programming) – Ichthus Christian Fellowship

As an arranger
* Regular MIDI and audio arranger and recording artist for Mark Pierce (Revelator Studio)
* Backing tracks for Lizzy May live shows and showreel
* MIDI tracking and editing for Hymn Technology

As an orchestrator
* Christmas choir and big band arrangements from piano score for the New Tottenham Singers

As a music engraver and arranger
* Sheet music for songwriters including Graham Kendrick, Chris Orange
* Sheet music with publisher’s copyright and watermark for Integrity Music publishers
* Music engraving for Golden Pen, publishing the arrangements of London City Voices founder Richard Swan

As a performer
* Keyboard and electric guitar for New Tottenham Singers & Big Band Christmas concert
* Keyboards for the London City Voices’ Summer 2017 concert at the Troxy, London
* Solo pianist for weddings and birthday functions
* Jazz and pop keys player for functions throughout the year including with/for Tim Boniface, Richard Swan, Tom Early and more
* Jazz concert pianist

As a music director
* Front man and organiser for wedding and function bands
* MD for Church Mission Society opening ceremony of new premises

As a teacher
* Music theory teacher
* piano teacher – jazz and classical
* drums and percussion teacher
* bass teacher
* guitar teacher
* group workshops in singing, songwriting, band leading and more
* composition and production tutor using Logic Pro X