Services

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.

Audio Sevices

Engineering – Live or studio based sound capture for solo artists and bands, from demos to full albums.

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.

James and Jane recording “Portland”.  From the 2013 release, Bluebird Crossing:

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:

Music Performance

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)

Performance  Highlights

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

Music Instruction/Lessons

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.