Mon, November 20, 2017
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2017-11-20 7:00 pm
Mysterious Traveler - Ben Singer at Free Library Of Philadelphia
Mysterious Travelers 4: Further Investigations - a collaboration between The Free Library of Philadelphia and Philadelphia Jazz Project. Back by overwhelming popular demand! FREE concerts every fourth Monday night from September 2016 through May 2017 audiences will hear from veteran, as well as up-and-coming musicians who are shaping the future sounds of Philadelphia with a sharp ear to the legacies of our past. This season our artists will continue to celebrate the massive and amazing collections of the Free Library by exploring them as a source of inspiration for the creation of new musical works.
Ben Singer is a drummer local to Philadelphia and strives to build upon the strong music tradition that the city is known for. While attending Temple University, he studied with teachers such as Dan Monaghan, Dick Oatts and Byron Landham to hone his skills and learn the history of the music. He has worked with many of the areas local talents including: Josh Lee, Tim Warfield, Daud El-Bakara, Jack St. Clair, Chelsea Reed, Julian Hartwell and more. He has also worked as a musician on the Holland America Cruise Line. Furthermore, Ben Singer works as a bandleader/composer and strives to continually find his voice in the pursuit of presenting original music to the world.
Drummer and composer, Ben Singer will be our next guest artist in the Mysterious Traveler Concert Series. In his concert, Ben Singer will explore musical possibilities for Dostoyevsky's classic novel, "Crime and Punishment."
Free Library Of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine Street