Ben Schwendener

Ben Schwendener

 Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, USA
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‘Fierce’ and ‘addictive’: conceptual, melodic and thematic original works by composer / pianist Ben Schwendener. Artists include Eric Lane, Bhob Rainey, Gregg Ramsey, Bridget Kearney and Mike Calabrese. Together, this six-piece ensemble combines two large piano/synthesizer setups, guitar, soprano saxophone, acoustic/electric bass and drums.

Biography

This group brings together world class musicians Schwendener has performed with over the past two decades. Industrial Folk Music - the bands latest project and double CD - uses vintage and contemporary electronic and acoustic instruments and influences to create a "new sound in jazz" (Boston Globe).

Discography

gravity records releases:
Industrial Folk Music (2012)
Road Trips (2001)
Witness of the Sun (1997)