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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 Monash Sessions: Ben Monder by Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, Monash University

Monash Sessions: Ben...

Monash Sessions
2020

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Album House of Mirrors by Kristiana Roemer

House of Mirrors

Sunnyside Records
2020

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Album Without Dimensions by  Julia Karosi

Without Dimensions

Challenge Records
2020

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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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Against Silence

Against Silence

Ben Monder
The Poets Are Gathering

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