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Ben Sidran

Ben Sidran - piano, vocal, arranger, producer, author, educator

Ben Sidran, a master of many trades in music and media, makes your average Renaissance man look like a slacker. Jazz pianist of international renown, lyricist of a rock classic, award-winning national broadcaster, record and video producer, scholar, author, journalist, and father to a second generation musical prodigy, Sidran has been a major player in modern jazz, rock and pop for over forty years. Ben Sidran is more widely recognized as the host of National Public Radio’s landmark jazz series “Jazz Alive”, which received a Peabody Award, and as the host of VH-1 television’s “New Visions” series, which received the Ace Award for best music series.

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Miles Davis Miles Davis
Dianne Reeves Dianne Reeves
Mark Murphy Mark Murphy
Michael Franks Michael Franks
Grant Green Grant Green
Hiram Bullock Hiram Bullock
guitar, electric
Benny Carter Benny Carter
sax, alto
Lou Donaldson Lou Donaldson
Mose Allison Mose Allison