Ben Monder

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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Date Detail Price
Nov18Mon
The Matt Pavolka Band
Quinn's
Beacon, NY
Nov20Wed
Ben Monder
Bop Stop
Cleveland, OH
$20
Dec17Tue
The Matt Pavolka Band
Halyards
Brooklyn, NY

Discography

Day After Day

Day After Day

Sunnyside Records
2019

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Amorphae

Amorphae

ECM Records
2015

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Hydra

Hydra

Sunnyside Records
2013

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Bloom

Bloom

Sunnyside Records
2010

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Labyrinth

www.matchboxrecordings.co.uk
2009

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At Night

Songlines Recordings
2008

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