Ben Feldman is a bassist from Seattle, WA and a junior at Garfield High School. He began playing bass in 7th grade, and continued on to Garfield, where he soon joined the top band. He has won numerous prestigious honors including being selected as a member of the 2017 Grammy Band and the Vail Jazz Workshop. He also is an active member of the Seattle jazz scene, playing extensively as a sideman and leader. He has performed and/or recorded with such Seattle luminaries as Jay Thomas, Mark Taylor, Dawn Clement, D'Vonne Lewis, Kareem Kandi, Alex Dugdale, Bill Anschell, Milo Petersen, Randy Halberstadt, Susan Pascal, and many others. He has also performed with internationally recognized musicians including Matt Wilson, Julian Priester, and Joey Alexander. In addition to playing, he teaches students at several schools in Seattle.