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Ben Todd



Ben is currently touring with the world renowned "Cirque du Soleil" as a featured drummer in their show, "KOOZA".

Born is Adelaide, Australia, Ben began playing drums at age 3. Adding to an already large family of drummers (3 generations to be exact), Ben's first introduction to the instrument was from his father. From there, his love for the drums and music led him to lead a path many would follow.

Before reaching high school, Ben had already toured nationally with various bands and was starting to make his own mark on the professional Adelaide music scene. At age 13, he was accepted under scholarship to attend the acclaimed Marryatville High School as a specialist music student. During his time at Marryatville, Ben was part of the award winning "Big Band One" which led him to tour both nationjally and internationally, including performances in London, New York, and Los Angeles.

Since leaving high school, Ben quickly became one of Adelaide's first call drummers, leading him to perform extensively with artists such as James Morrison, Rhonda Burchmore, Ross Irwin, Bob Mintzer, Ben Lee, and many more. Ben was also a member of some of Adelaide's most recognized and respects bands and ensembles including Goose, Marmalade Circus, Lucifers Lounge, and Mike Stewart Big Band, the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, and the Adelaide Art Orchestra.

In 2008, Ben was a features artist at the "Ultimate Drummers Weekend" in Melbourne, Australia, which had him performing alongside some of the world's best drummers and percussonists and in 2010, Ben released his debut solo album "20TEN". Featuring all original compositions and some of the best Jazz and Funk musicians around, this album is available on iTunes and CD Baby.




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