Ben Ball Quartet

Ben Ball grew up in Sarnia, Ontario and began playing drums at age thirteen. At the age of seventeen he enrolled in Humber College and completed the Applied Music Program by the age of twenty. During his student sojourn, he became focused on Jazz music and after graduating from Humber, received a Canada Council project grant to study with Chris McCann in Kingston Ontario. After touring and playing at various jazz clubs around Toronto, Ben received another project grant from the Canada Council and decided to move to New York to pursue his interest in Jazz music.

-Montreal’s Jae Chung (guitar)

-Kirk MacDonald (sax)

-Mike Downes (bass)

-Ben Ball (drums)