Ben Basile is a bassist, educator, and composer from New York’s Hudson Valley Area. He holds a Bachelor's 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 has performed, recorded, composed, and toured across six continents with a variety of groups. 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 since 2012.

Ben performs an average of 150 shows a year. Click here to see upcoming dates! 

Ben is available for music lessons. Click here to learn more!

 “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