Ben's unique and distinct guitar style stems from foundational studies in jazz that enable him to perform in a plethora of genres and styles
Ben Tizzard is a Calgary based musician with a Bachelor of Music Degree at Ambrose University in Jazz Guitar. He has had the honor of studying with leading Calgary musicians such as Ralf Bushmeyer, Neil McVey, Stefano Valdo, Pat Belliveau and Aaron Young. His past experiences include being a finalist for the Stampede Talent Show, performing as the guitarist in the Badlands Passion Play, studying under the Calgary based Flamenco guitarist Holly Blazina, performing with Perpie at the TD Jazz Festival, and participating at local jams/open mics in various venues across town.
Ben fills his time professionally through teaching privately, teaching at local studios such as Corner Stone Café, Long and McQuade and Chinook School of Music, engaging in select clinics, and performing at Calgary venues such as the Ironwood Stage and Grill, Café Koi, SAIT Jubilee Auditorium, Mount Royal University, University of Calgary, Lolita’s Lounge, Hyatt Hotel, Ambrose University and many more.
Art type: Live Music
What this Artist plays most of the time
Home base: Calgary
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