Ben White’s recent move to Los Angeles primes him to become one of the city’s in-demand session and touring bass players. After paying his dues on the East Coast club circuit, Ben migrated to Austin where he quickly became a staple of the college town’s thriving music scene, playing with artists such as Kacy Crowley (Atlantic), Edens Plot (Pencil/thin) and Austin mainstay Troy Dillinger. After several tours of the Midwest and Europe as a sideman, Ben brought his own band to California. In Los Angeles, Ben quickly began securing session work in television music and albums for such clients as Warner Brothers, Disney, Word Records, Hollywood Records, and JSM Music.
Ben has shared stages with legends such as Gerry Brown (Stevie Wonder, Chick Corea), Ricky Lawson (The Yellowjackets, Michael Jackson), and Rick Latham (Edgar Winter, author of Advanced Funk Studies) He has recorded with, among others: Christian Burns (formerly of BBMak, for Hollywood Records), Josh Kelley (Hollywood), Kimberly Caldwell (American Idol finalist), Shooter Jennings (Universal South), Diamond Dallas Page (WCW), Country legend Jessie Colter, Rami Antoun (Seal), Mark Needham (Fleetwood Mac, The Killers), Glen Sobel (Beautiful Creatures, Jennifer Batten),Michael Frondelli (Oingo Boingo, Crowded House),and Suge Knight (Death Row Records).
Ben has recently completed recording projects with Texas World Music founder Mike Dawson that include the Dawson & Lazo project.