Ben (BJSR) is a singer-songwriter and producer based in Dayton, Ohio and performing around the country under a variety of musical entites. A producer and recording artist of multi-media practices, Ben finds true honor in being able to perform for couples on their special day. Music is an essential element of any union’s celebration. Ben's contemporary approach to entertainment can help to make your ceremony feel fresh, present, and heartfelt.Specializing in acoustic and electric guitar, and vocally trained from the Univerity of Dayton, BJSR offers a modern twist on the classic folk genre by live-looping intricate instrumental and vocal arrangements for his performances. He blends 21st century sound with stylings influenced by the likes of Paul Simon, Cat Stevens, Bon Iver and Damien Rice. Ben can create an evocative, romantic score for your ceremony, cocktail hour or chill reception. He is excited to work with you to discover what he can do to make your momentous occasion all the more memorable. If there is a song essential to your service or you desire a special arrangement for your first dance, he is more than happy to help. Ben has almost two decades of sound recording, mixing and studio production experience and carries that knowledge into every live and studio performance. His packages provide all of the microphones and amplification equipment to facilitate both his performance and the cerermony itself, including live-mixing, recording and post-production mixing and mastering.
Ceremony: acoustic, amplified, orignal songs, standard covers, requested sacred or secular music.
Cocktail Hour: acoustic or electric, standards and instrumentals, live-looped, Jazz-trio energy.
First Dances: tailored acoustic covers / rehearsal w/ couples, emceeing/ intros, transitional music from ceremony to reception.
Reception: acoustic and/or electric, pop standards and requests, live-looped beatboxing, jazz-quartet energy.
Amplification / Recording: Full PA and live mixing (<200-guest), Mics for officiant/readers, multi-track audio recording.
1 Reviews for BJSR
Recommended by 100% of couples
Seth · Married on 07/20/2013
Wonderful and classy
Ben played our wedding. He played original music that we selected. He is a top quality professional musician and singer. We could not have asked for a better person and performance.Sent on 07/29/2020