Ben Hearn with a Roscoe bass in the studio
Ben has been playing the electric bass since age 11 and has had an exciting and varied musical career to date. He has played with many respected musicians including John Etheridge (Soft Machine, Stephane Grappelli), Reg Webb (Lenny Kravitz, Suzi Quatro) and Mark Nightingale (Cleo Laine) to name a few. Ben has played to thousands of people at open-air concerts and festivals, played many intimate jazz gigs and performed at countless functions and corporate events up and down the country. He enjoys performing / recording with and composing for ‘Solar’, a jazz funk originals band of which he is a part. More information about Solar and their discography is available online at

One of his goals is to keep regularly updating the blog on this website, with interesting music-related posts. Please do stay tuned for updates.

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