Patreon - Performance And Analysis




Hello Everyone,

Hope you're all doing well!  I wanted to let you know about a series of videos I do on my Patreon page called 'Performance and Analysis.'  Each week I take a classic Jazz…


Isn't She Lovely - Tutorial Video

Hello Everyone,

I'm excited to announce that I've finished a video tutorial of my arrangement / recording of Isn't She Lovely.  My most popular song on YouTube to date, I recorded an instructional tutorial containing over 50 minutes of…


Chicago Jazz Magazine - Feature Interview

Had a great time sitting down with Mike Jeffers from Chicago Jazz Magazine for their January feature interview! We talked about my musical upbringing, formative years in Chicago, and what it's been like diving into the NYC Jazz scene. You…

New Christmas CD - Now available!

I'm excited to announce that I've just released a brand new Christmas CD!  'I'll Be Thanking Santa' features piano trio renditions of some of my favorite holiday songs, plus 2 new additions of my own to the holiday…

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…