Ben Jones is a talented bassist with over ten years’ experience playing live and on television before crowds in the tens of thousands. Since graduating from the BMus in Popular Music Performance, he has worked with some of the world’s top producers and performers in contexts ranging from Sky TV to the Shepherd’s Bush Empire.
Ben’s professional career has seen play before 30,000 people in London’s Trafalagar Square and at the prestigious Continental Gallery in Austin, Texas. He has worked with artists including J.J. Johnson (John Mayer, Tedeschi Trucks Band), and Apache Indian (of ‘Boom Shack-A-Lack’ fame) as well as producers such as Joshua Blair (Mark Ronson, Duran Duran), Paul Castle (Ian Dury & The Blockheads), Ajay Svristava (Phizzical Productions, Haaithi Productions), Richard Flack (Robbie Williams) and Bruce Hughes (Satellite Studios, Jason Mraz). His TV credits include appearances on ITV, Brit Asia, Zee TV, and Sky TV.
In recent years, Ben has been gigging regularly with Id Records recording artists YelloWire, playing the blues with the Philip Morgan Lewis Band, and backing up singer-songwriter Jonathan Whiskerd. His function group, The Three Funkateers have entertained clients including O2, Deutsche Bank, and Capital FM.