Ben Neill

Ben Neill has been described as a “creative composer, genius performer and inventor of the mutantrumpet” (Time Out NY 2008) whose music “masterfully blurs the lines between electronic dance music and jazz sounds” (Billboard). Neill has recently completed his newest CD, Night Science which will be released on Thirsty Ear Recordings this Fall. Neill’s new music combines dubstep beats and basslines with the trippy, otherworldly sonic explorations of his self-invented instrument, the mutantrumpet.

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A creative composer, genius performer, and inventor of the mutantrumpet. --Time Out NY

Masterfully blurs the lines between electronic dance music and jazz sounds --Billboard

Ben Neill is a musical powerhouse, a serious and individual talent. --Time Out London

Ben Neill is using a schizophrenic trumpet to create art music for the people. --Wired Magazine

Neill’s astonishing mutantrumpet blends brass and computer with wit, beauty and solid musicianship. --Village Voice

9 out of 10 rating…Ben Neill is a mad scientist, and he has discovered the formula that breaks musical barriers. --Mixmag

Ben Neill plays an instrument he designed called the mutantrumpet, a three-belled trumpet that allows him to shift sonorities instantaneously, from muted to open, clear to froggy

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Primary Instrument

Trumpet

Location

New York, NY

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