Archive for December 21st, 2020

Ben Todd – Memento

Ben Todd is a drummer, percussionist, composer and bandleader from Adelaide in South Australia. Over the past 10 years, Ben has been touring the world with the internationally acclaimed “Cirque du Soleil” as a featured drummer, percussionist and now bandleader with 3 of their shows, “CORTEO”, “KOOZA” and most recently “VOLTA”. During this time, Ben has performed in Japan, Russia, The United States, Spain, Canada, France, Belgium and England and performed over 1500 shows.

In 2007, Ben was selected as a “James Morrison Jazz Scholarship” finalist, then in 2008, Ben was a featured artist at the “Ultimate Drummers Weekend” in Melbourne, Australia. He would later be asked back to perform again in 2015, this time in a duo format with Multi-Instrumentalist Adam Page. 2010 saw Ben release his debut solo studio album, “20TEN” which featured all original compositions, and later released as a play-along package for drums. Since the release of this album, Ben has also gone on to release 2 more recordings as a leader; the “Ben Todd and Adam Page Duo EP” in 2015 and the “Ben Todd Quintet EP” in 2016.  In November 2020 Ben has released his fourth solo album entitled Memento.

Get this album at bandcamp.