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Ben Schachter: Links

Purchase CD's from a plethora of independent artist/musicians.
Dick Oatts
Official website of a dear friend and one of the world's greatest saxophonists and jazz artists.
John Swana
I can never get enough of John's music, nor his presence! He is simply astounding.
George Garzone
Another old friend and inspiration, and one of the greatest players in the world.
Terell Stafford
Great jazz trumpeter, educator, friend.
Tim Hagans
Astounding player and musician. I have been very fortunate to play with him.
Jamaaladeen Tacuma
Another old and cherished friend from whom I learned a lot while traveling the world. A lovely soul.
Norman David
An old,old friend, and a truly original and visionary composer/arranger. Totally unique. Totally insane. Amazing writer.
Leon Boykins

Leon's first solo record...

Matt Scarano
Matt Scarano. Scary talented drummer. I am very lucky to have him as friend and band-mate. Check out his band "Son Step".
Brian Kolakowski

Brian is an amazing sculptor/woodcarver, former student, great friend, inspiration. His stuff can't be described - you have to see it. Check it out!

Brian's YouTube Video
Brian made a video documenting the creation of one of his monumental sculptures, and he used my music! I am honored.
So Killing Man
Flattered to have one of my solos included on this very cool site for sharing transcriptions!
Mike Wofford

A beautiful soul, a deep and  elegant musician.

Mark Dresser

Virtuoso bassist, innovator, composer.

David Marr Designs

In addition to being a fantastic musician and bassist, Dave is a world-class designer and builder of exquisite fine-art furniture. 

Temple University Jazz Studies

Proud to be a part of this incredible program, featuring an amzing cast of faculty and students, and fostering the artistic and professional growth of future generations of Jazz artists.