From a variety of musical ensembles and music education to a wide scale of recording and audio services, Ben’s musical tastes and abilities fit into many functions and applications. Please use the contact form to request more information and a quote.
Engineering – Live or studio based sound capture for solo artists and bands, from demos to full albums.
Blue Skies – Ken and Julie Olsson Demo:
Live Sound – Need a PA or sound engineer for your gig?? Acoustic or electric, I’ll help make your sound clear and audible.
Mastering – Bring your mixes to broadcast quality.
Mixing & editing – Bringing the recording sound files into balance with one another.
Oakleaf, Sums, Unyielding, Old Man Joe
Sound Design – Putting on a stage production? Need music for a film or commercial?
Sound design for production of Eurydice @ Vermont Academy, directed by Daniel Burmester, 2010:
Solo ‘Ukulele – Great for weddings, cocktail parties, etc. Originals, jazz standards, island flavors, and rock.
Ben Carr Music Project – Focusing on performing Ben’s original compositions, this group has a wide range of instrumentation: ‘ukulele, drums, bass, horns, guitars, and percussion.
Sunny Lowdown – Nothing but the blues!
Studio/session musician – Drums, percussion, and ‘ukulele for your recording
Ben is a featured musician on the following albums:
Set Yourself Free, Matt Wake – 2003
Leopard Skin, Matt Wake – 2006
Metaphor, Mo Ambesa – 2010
Farmhands and Factory Girls, The Milkhouse Heaters – 2013
The Blues Volume Low, Sunny Lowdown – 2014
Strange World, Robb James – 2016
Six Foot Six, Mark Webb – 2016 (soon to be released)
French Quarter Festival, New Orleans 2002, 2003
Simpsons Movie Premier, Springfield, VT 2006
Zakafest, Miami, FL 2008
New England Culture Festival, Lowell, MA 2009
Charlemont Reggae Festival, MA 2010
Roots on the River Festival, Bellows Falls, VT, 2013, 2016
Mighty Uke Day, Lansing, MI, 2014, 2015
Funky Frets Uke Fest, Boyertown, PA, 2015, 2016
SNHUG Groundhog Day Luau, Portsmouth, NH, 2014
Workshops, private, or group lessons available for drums (kit and percussion) and ‘ukulele. Ben currently teaches through the Putney School, Vermont Academy, Open Music Collective, Leland & Grey, and Elm City Music. Lessons via Skype are also available.