Ben Basile is a bassist, educator, and composer from New York’s Hudson Valley Area. He holds a bachelors of Science in Jazz Studies from The State University of New York at New Paltz and a Music Performance Certificate from The State University of New York at Dutchess Community College. Ben travels the world playing music having performed across 6 continents. Ben has performed, toured, recorded, composed, and arranged music for many groups over his career. Most notably, Ben has been a member of Big D and The Kids Table since 2013 and is a founding member of The Poughkeepsie Jazz Project, a group which has hosted a weekly jazz jam session in Poughkeepsie, NY for over eight years running.

Ben performs an average of 175 shows a year! Click here to see where he is performing next.

Ben is currently available for music lessons! Click here for more information. 

“It is rare to find artistic sensitivity, clear thinking, fun-loving attitude, and sincere responsibility all in one person. With these qualities it is no surprise that Ben has achieved so much success so quickly; and the good news is he is still evolving so keep an eye on this guy as I am sure there is much more to come!”   
--Dr. Christopher Brellochs

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