In addition to being an active performer, Ben is an experienced teacher, having taught students privately and as a jazz camp coach at Jane Addams Middle School, Nathan Hale High School, Juanita High School, Mountlake Terrace High School, and Garfield High School. His teaching approach combines studying the jazz tradition with tools for developing individual creativity and an inspired way of playing.


If you're interested in lessons, please contact me and I'll get back to you as soon as I can.

Ben is incredibly knowledgable and excellent at working with young students

-Deb Shaaf, Director, Jane Addams Middle School