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Ben Geyer

Ben Geyer is a pianist, composer, and bandleader. He began to play the piano at age eight in Nashua, NH, when his parents found him playing by ear at a friend’s piano and immediately enrolled him in lessons. Ben’s extensive experience includes two years on the New York City jazz scene. He recently recorded his debut album, The Narrative, with The Ben Geyer Sextet, a New York-based ensemble which has played throughout the city and across New England.

Ben’s original music often narrates the unfolding plot of a story, giving listeners a balance of the tangible and the abstract. For example, East of Eden Suite is based on John Steinbeck’s novel of the same name and tells the Biblical story of Cain and Abel. The Slip, is an original work for three modern dancers and jazz sextet showing the ice molecule at play and disarray. Ben’s latest project was the incidental music for Finger Paint, an original play featured in the New York City International Fringe Festival.

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Primary Instrument

Piano

Location

Nashua, NH

Willing to teach

Advanced students only.

Credentials/Background

Experience: Taught lecture in jazz at Rivier College, holds Masters in Jazz Studies, bandleader of successful jazz group, two years on New York City jazz scene, professional performance experience throughout the country in many styles. Teaching areas: jazz piano, jazz voice, theory, improvisation, composition, arranging, classical piano, other piano and keyboard styles.

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Videos

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