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Ben Sher

Mike’s Master Classes is proud to welcome Ben Sher to our roster. Ben is a veteran New York jazz guitarist, one of the most stylistically diverse musicians around. “Fluent in the classic jazz guitar tradition of Wes Montgomery and Pat Martino, Ben also draws from the great Brazilian guitar tradition” and is known for Brazilian Jazz Recordings on BGI Records; TudoBem, Please Take me to Brasil, and Tempestarde”. But Ben also plays in numerous other jazz styles, from gypsy jazz, to jazz fusion. He has recorded and toured in a wide variety of musical situations: from performing with cabaret star Ute Lemper at the Montreuex and Istanbul Jazz festivals, with the avant grade swing Knitting Factory group Ball-in-the -Jack at the Berlin and North Sea Jazz festivals, to being the featured artist at LeClub in Moscow and the Blue Note in Fukuoka Japan, and many other top venues. Ben is currently a Professor at Berklee College of Music and Kutztown University.
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