Ben Monder

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Fri, Sep 30, 2016 5PM
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A musician in the New York area for 30 years, Ben Monder has performed with a wide variety of artists, including Jack McDuff, Marc Johnson, Lee Konitz, George Garzone, Paul Motian, Guillermo Klein, and Maria Schneider. He has conducted clinics and workshops around the world, and served on the faculty of the New England Conservatory from 2002-2005. He was also the recipient of a Doris Duke Artist Award in 2014. Most recently, Ben contributed his talents to the 25th and final David Bowie studio album, Blackstar.

Ben continues to perform original music internationally with his own quartet, trio, and in an ongoing duo project with vocalist Theo Bleckmann. He has appeared on over 130 CDs as a sideman, and has released 5 as a leader: Hydra (Sunnyside, 2013), Oceana (Sunnyside, 2005), Excavation (Arabesque, 2000), Dust (Arabesque, 1997), and Flux (Songlines, 1995).


Itinerary

Date Time Event Tickets
9/30/16 5:00PM-6:30PM Masterclass included*
9/30/16 8:00PM-11:00PM Concert $15*/$20*

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