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A musician in the New York City area for over 30 years, Ben Monder has performed with a wide variety of artists, including Jack McDuff, Marc Johnson, Lee Konitz, Billy Childs, Andrew Cyrille, George Garzone, Paul Motian, Maria Schneider, and Marshall Crenshaw. He also contributed guitar parts to the last David Bowie album, “Blackstar”. Ben conducts clinics and workshops around the world, and has served on the faculties of the New England Conservatory, NYU and the New School. He was the recipient of a Doris Duke Impact Award in 2014, and a Shifting Foundation grant in 2013. Ben continues to perform original music internationally in solo and trio settings, and in a long standing duo project with vocalist Theo Bleckmann. He has appeared on over 200 CDs as a sideman, and has released 6 as a leader: Amorphae (ECM, 2015), Hydra (Sunnyside, 2013), Oceana (Sunnyside, 2005), Excavation (Arabesque, 2000), Dust (Arabesque, 1997), and Flux (Songlines,1995).


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Album Slip Sliding by Rob Burke

Slip Sliding

FMR - UK
2020

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Album Data Lords by Maria Schneider

Data Lords

Artist Share
2020

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Album Where We Started by Julian Shore

Where We Started

Tone Rogue Records
2020

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Album The Poets Are Gathering by Benjamin Boone

The Poets Are...

Origin Records
2020

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Album Day After Day by Ben Monder

Day After Day

Sunnyside Records
2019

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Album Amorphae by Ben Monder

Amorphae

ECM Records
2015

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