Ben Williams & Sound Effect
LONDON Ronnie Scott’s
47 Frith Street, Soho
Award-winning bassist Ben Williams is an acclaimed player, bandleader and performer who has played with Pat Metheny in the Unity Band.
Ben Williams is an acclaimed bassist, bandleader, performer, music educator, and composer who has performed with the likes of Wynton Marsalis, George Benson, Pat Metheny, David Sanborn, Chaka Kahn, Pharrell, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Terence Blanchard, Roy Hargrove, Benny Golson, and Stefon Harris just to name a few.
He completed his film debut with Don Cheadle in Miles Davis biopic, “Miles Ahead”.
Williams released his sophomore album, Coming of Age in April 2015, a collection of new works reflecting his wide-ranging musical interests as well as his growth as a musician, improviser and composer.
Williams has won numerous awards including a Grammy Award, The DownBeat Magazine Critics Poll Rising Star Award for Bass and the 2009 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Bass Competition Award.