Jazz Band Rhythm Sectional

Oakland High School, Oakland, CA

Working alongside OHS Music Department head David Byrd, Ben leads the high school jazz band rhythm section in rehearsals focusing on deep pockets, active listening, chart reading, harmony support, and individual technique.

Jazz Band Rhythm Sectional

Oakland High School, Oakland, CA

Working alongside OHS Music Department head David Byrd, Ben leads the high school jazz band rhythm section in rehearsals focusing on deep pockets, active listening, chart reading, harmony support, and individual technique.

Apollo Trio

Private Event, Mendocino, CA

Bass Sectional

Edna Brewer Middle School, Oakland, CA

Working alongside Music Department head Zack Pitt-Smith, Ben teaches bass sectionals that focus on LH and RH technique, rhythm reading, improvisation, active listening, harmony support, and groove.

Apollo Trio

Private Event, SF, CA

Wildlyfe Album Session

Air Ship Laboratories, Richmond

The TOaG Quartet Recording Session

Air Ship Laboratories, Richmond

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