Ben Weiss – Guitar
Ben’s guitar style can be accredited to some of the guitar greats, noting direct influence from players such as Eddie Van Halen, Joe Satriani, Guthrie Govan, Greg Howe, Steve Vai, Tommy Emmanuel, Larry Carlton, Frank Gambale, Steve Stevens, and Santana. Throughout his time at Berklee, Ben played numerous weddings, parties, funerals, recording sessions, and band performances on electric and acoustic guitar, both as a solo and supporting guitarist. He also performed weekly at a Baptist church while studying in Boston, an experience of which he also notes great influence.
Currently based in Los Angeles, Ben performs regularly alongside several music artists, playing at venues such as the Viper Room, The Wiltern, The Saban Theatre, and The Village Recorder. He continues to work as an electric and acoustic guitarist for live events and recording sessions. He also acts as a contributing composer for several music-advertising agencies and as a freelance writer for music in multimedia.