The next artist at musiXplore has such an stellar reputation, we don’t have to say a thing about him. Not when there are quotes like this about him already:
A creative composer, genius performer, and inventor of the mutantrumpet. Time Out NY
Ben Neill is a musical powerhouse, a serious and individual talent. Time Out London
Ben Neill is using a schizophrenic trumpet to create art music for the people. Wired Magazine
Neill works with harmonies based on numerical relationships that produce spiritually powerful resonances. The result is trippy, otherworldly and seamlessly groovy. Interview Magazine
Calling Ben Neill a trumpeter is like calling Mr. Spock a frequent flyer … as vibrant as the galaxies beyond, both adventurous and artful. Boston Phoenix
Neill’s astonishing mutantrumpet blends brass and computer with wit, beauty and solid musicianship. Village Voice
To hear samples of Ben’s music, click on the Listen/Shop tab at musiXplore.org, then scroll down and click on the album covers. You can also buy advance tickets on the same page. The Ivanhoe is a small room, but we honor the advance tickets over latecomers at the door.