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Everyone Loves Guitar

We sit down and talk with interesting professional guitar players, and find out what makes them tick. Uncover the backstory behind your favorite guitar players and behind the "sidemen" who make the wheels spin for artists worldwide. If you love guitar, stick around… you’re in the right place.

Jan 30, 2019

A musician in the New York City area for over 30 years, Ben’s performed with Jack McDuff, Marc Johnson, Lee Konitz, Billy Childs, Andrew Cyrille, George Garzone, Paul Motian, Maria Schneider, Marshall Crenshaw & others. He also played all the non-David Bowie guitar parts on “Blackstar”

Ben talks about his amazing experience working with Bowie, and how he got the gig, creating a new “genre” of music with Theo Bleckmann, being more aggessive, why he looks to get out of his comfort zone as often as possible and more: