Lincoln Center - Oscar Peterson Tribute

It was such an amazing experience to perform at Lincoln Center this past February as part of their Tribute to Oscar Peterson.  Performing in that beautiful hall, and sharing the stage with some of my favorite pianists like Kenny Barron…

Happy New Year! / Oscar Peterson Tribute

Hello Everyone!

Best wishes to you all for 2019.   I'm very excited about a number of things coming up in the next few months, one of which is taking place at Lincoln Center on February 22nd and 23rd. 


Ben Paterson - Live at Van Gelder's

Hello everyone,

I'm excited to announce the release of my newest organ trio CD:

Ben Paterson Trio - Live at Van Gelder's.

This was an amazing project, recorded live in front of an audience at the legendary…

Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition

I'm excited to announce that I was chosen as the First Place Winner this past weekend at the inaugural Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition! 

I'm especially honored since all the other finalists were exceptional musicians and incredibly nice…


New Videos!

Hello everyone, just wanted to share with you some new videos from my recent CD release at Mezzrow Jazz Club in NYC.  It was a great night, with a packed audience and a beautiful energy in the room. 


Winter Europe Tour

Hello Everyone!

I'm very excited to be heading to Europe soon for 3 weeks worth of gigs.  I'll be heading to Switzerland, Italy, and Sweden.  If you're in the region I hope you'll come say hello!  Schedule details…

January Tour / CD Release

Happy New Year everyone! 

I hope 2017 was a great year for you all, looking forward to seeing what 2018 brings. 

Thanks to an incredible showing of support by fans and friends around the US and overseas…

Ben's New CD - That Old Feeling - Coming Soon!

Hello Everyone,

I'm proud to announce that my new CD, That Old Feeling, will be released in early February on the Cellar Live Record Label!

This CD has been possible because of the incredible support and generosity of…


Happy New Year!

Happy 2017 everyone!  Hope the New Year is starting off well for you all.

One of the things I'm looking forward to this year is to keep working with this piano/bass/guitar style trio I've been loving lately. Here's a clip…


Ben Paterson Trio - When I Grow Too Old To Dream

Been working a lot lately in an old-school piano / bass / guitar format, and I really like it!  It allows me to dig into some of my favorite material by Nat King Cole and Oscar Peterson. 

Here's a version…

Ben Paterson Organ Trio - Blues for C.F.

Here's some blues for you!  From my organ trio's recent appearance at the Green Mill Jazz Club in Chicago, featuring Peter Bernstein on Guitar and George Fludas on the drums.  Hope you enjoy!