About Ben

Illustration by Alban Low

Leeds based Pianist Ben Gilbert has spent the past 9 years working on the London jazz circuit and before that in the North East where he cut his teeth in Newcastle with bands ‘Extreme Measures’ and ‘The Blofeld Experiment’. He plays with his own ensembles and is regularly featured in other musicians projects.

He lectures in Creative Thinking at St Mary’s University and has worked as the Musical Director for several Theatre productions including ‘9 to 5’, the Dolly Parton Musical.