The Ben Morris Ensemble performs an exciting set of original music influenced by traditional Norwegian folk music, modern jazz, and contemporary classical music. The ensemble’s unique instrumentation—saxophone, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, Hardanger fiddle, mandolin, cello, and rhythm section—creates a diverse tapestry of music reflecting Ben’s experiences living and studying in Norway, Korea, Colorado, Florida, Texas, and New Jersey. This set is a preview for Ben’s upcoming debut album Pocket Guides, which will release in spring 2022.
David Bernot – saxophones & flute, Juan Gabriel Olivares – Clarinet & Bass Clarinet, Derek Ganong – Trumpet & Flugelhorn, Magnus Murphy Joelson – Trombone, Zosha Warpeha – Hardanger Fiddle, Jack Bogard – Violin & Mandolin, Joy Adams – Cello, Jonah Udall – Electric Guitar, Ben Morris – Piano, Dan Montgomery – Bass, Evan Hyde – Drums, John Boggs – Vocals.
Proof of vaccination or negative test required.