Ben is on call as a side-man on many projects and is proud to be a member of the Pacific Mambo Orchestra, Tony Corman's "Morchestra," The People Power Band and others.
Ben has performed with: Darlene Love, Little Anthony and the Imperials, The Four Tops, The Temptations, Johnny Mathis, Tommy Igoe, Sheila E., Tom Politzer, Arturo Sandoval, Poncho Sanchez, and Eric Marienthal.
Ben has been an active musician in the San Francisco Bay Area since 2003. He earned his music degree at San Jose State University under the study of Dr. Aaron Lington. Since earning his degree and teaching credential, he has enjoyed a double life of elementary school music teacher and active musician.
Ben holding the 2013 Grammy for Best Latin Tropical Album, on which he played tenor sax.