Location: Schaumburg, IL
Instructs: Baritone, Trombone, Tuba
Education: University of Alabama
Performance Experience: Ben is currently a memeber of two different Chicagoland Big Bands; Brass Tracks and The Shout Section Big Band. In the past he has performed with Jazz Consortium Big Band, the ern Spivak Big Band, The John Burnett Orchestra, and the Pete Ellman Big Band.
Teaching Experience: Teaching for 20+ years
Teaching Philosophy: My goal as a teacher is to make learning easy and fun, the most important thing is knowing that there are no wrong notes in a jazz solo, mistakes will be made, but students can learn from mistakes to become great musicians.