Ben Bowen

Ben studied jazz trumpet at York University and Humber College, and has played and recorded as a sideman with a number of notable Canadian musicians, including Great Aunt Ida, Ronley Teper, Kevin Hearn, Lily Frost, Valery Gore, Brian MacMillan, A Northern Chorus, and Tamara Williamson among them. He has appeared onstage with Sarah Harmer, Ron Sexsmith, the Rheostatics, Tony Dekker, Jason Collett, Kurt Swinghammer, and Justin Rutledge, and will be featured on 2008 albums by Nick Zubeck, Metal Kites, the DoneFors, Valery Gore, and Ronley Teper.

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”Book of Gnomes is a music geek's dream band. Professional instrumental jazz musicians experimenting with Indie Rock, Jazz and Electronica mixed in. If you like to watch top notch improvisation, don't miss 'The Gnomes'”
Primary Instrument

Trumpet

Location

Hamilton, ON

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced students

Credentials/Background

Long & McQuade Music Education Centre Mississauga, ON 2005 – 2007 Capstone Music Burlington, ON Jan – June 2007 Performance School of Music Ancaster & Burlington, ON 2005 – 2006 Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts Hamilton, ON 2004 – 2005

Discography

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