Ben Meigners Resume

      

Discography

2008-2009

Fat Cat Big Band led by Jade Synstelien -

3CD's recorded on aug 15-16 at Clinton Studios - "Meditations on the war for whose great God is the most high" / "Angels Praying" (released March 09')
"Face" (will be released Fall 09')

Eric Wyatt - "Can You Hear Me Now?"

Harry Whitaker - "We Live In Brooklyn Baby" (single - will be released Fall 09')*

2006-2007
Michael Dease - "Dease Bones"

Jade Synstelien Quartet - "Mysterious by all means"

*2003

Yossi Piamenta -"Sason V'simcha" (Double album)

1999-2001*

Shlomo Mizrahi - "Adon Ha'halomot"

Benzi Gadash -"Jazz for Kids"

Original music for "Yevgeni" -documentary for Shabat Salam, channel 2, Israeli National T.V. (aired in 2000)

Yaniv Ben - "Love" (middle eastern pop)

1998*

Original music for "abu -Sharbat" - documentary for Shabat Salam, channel 2, Israeli National T.V. (aired in 1999)


*Recorded on electric bass.




Resume of Musical Experience


Played with groups led by : Andy Bey, Billy Kaye (6 years), Slide Hampton, Roy Hargrove, Harold Maborn, Walter Blanding, Harry Whitaker (2 years), Saul Rubin (3 years), Charlie Persip, Eric wyatt, Ned Goold, Jade Synstelien and the Fat Cat Big Band (5 years), Don Hahn (5 years), Steve Blum (5 years), Jack Glottman, Rafael Delugoff, Danny Zamir, Harold O'neal, Tardo Hammer, Ralph Lalama, Pete Melinverni, Ralph Hamperian, Ray Gallon, Tex Allen, Spike Wilner, Rick Dellarotta (2years), Dave Schnitter, Anat Cohen, Grant Stewart, Benito Gonzalez, Valery Ponomarev, Wade Barns, Anthony Wonsey, Alex Hoffman, Michael Dease, Roy Asaf, Ofer Ganor, Itai Kriss, Kenyatta Beasley, Yonatan Voltzok, Yotam Silberstein, Ofer Landsbers, Gilad Hekselman, Yaala Balin, Shimrit Shoshan, and more...

also played with: Arnie Lawrence, Barry Harris, Frank Wess, Joe Newman,
Frank Hewitt, Benny Golson, Jimmy Lovelace, George Braith, Sheila Jordan,
Eddie Diehl, Charles Tolliver, Junior Mance, Buddy Terry, Russell Malone,
Hugh Brody, Kiane Zawadi, Clifton Anderson, Avishai E. Cohen, Aaron Goldberg, Eli Degibri, Steve Turre, Dave Valentine, Eric Lewis, Joe Magnarelli, Abe Burton,
Gerald Hayes, Sasha Perry, John Mosco, Jon Faddis, Joe Ford, Stacy Dillard, Grant Langford, Greg Glassman, Phil Stewart, Alvin Atkinson, Darrel Green,
Clifford Barbaro, Jimmy Warmworth, Quincy Davis, Montez Coleman, J.D. Allen, Eric Mcphereson, Vince Ector, Bruce Cox, Chris Caroll, Brandon Lewis, Bill Ware, Alan J. Palmer, Aruan Ortiz, Vanderlei Pereira, and more

played with Israeli mainstream artists such as: Danny Sanderson, Arkadi Duchin, Alon Aolearchik, Ariel Zilber, Shlomo Misrahi, Barry Sacharow, Ehud Banai, as well as the Israeli Youth Philharmonic, until moving to NY in Feb 2002.

Became an ensemble instructor at Thelma Yellin H.S. upon graduation.

Studied with:
Dennis Irwin, Barry Harris, Eli Magen, Doug weiss, Zur Ben Ze'ev, Yossi Fine,
Itamar Zigler.



Updated:  December 18, 2009

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