BEN WENDEL

Post Bop / Third Stream / 21st Century Modern • Canada
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Born in Vancouver and raised in Los Angeles, Ben was educated at the Eastman School of Music in New York. Since graduating he has enjoyed a varied career as a performer, composer and producer. Recent highlights include multiple domestic and international tours with such artists as Cuban drumming legend Ignacio Berroa, Thelonius Monk Piano Competition Winner Tigran Hamasyan, Electronica artist Daedelus and Hip Hop artist Snoop Dogg. Ben is a founding member of the genre-bending group Kneebody.

In addition to playing saxophone, Ben also doubles on the bassoon and piano.

As a composer he has scored multiple films, received an ASCAP Jazz Composer Award , was a winner in the 2007 International Songwriting Competition and recently received the Chamber Music America “New Works Grant.” In the summer of 2007, Ben was honored to work with conductor Kent Nagano in producing a series of concerts for the Festpeil Plus in Munich, Germany. One
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ACT
Post Bop 2009
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Simple Song
Post Bop 2009
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Frame
Post Bop 2012
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Small Constructions (with Dan Tepfer)
Post Bop 2013
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Act, Vol. II
21st Century Modern 2015
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What We Bring
Post Bop 2016
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The Seasons
Third Stream 2018

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