Ben Basile is an electric/double bassist, educator and composer from New York's Hudson Valley Area. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Jazz Studies from The State University of New York at New Paltz. Basile performs frequently throughout the Hudson Valley as well as all over the world. Please check the calendar to see where he is playing next.
Rukumbine's new self-titled EP is available here: "Rukumbine"
Basile's most recent holiday jazz album is available here: "Season's Greetings"
A recent interview in The Van Wyke Gazette can be read here: "In The Limelight"
“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!”