Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Song Plugger, Producer
Guitar, Fiddle, Mandoline
Tell us about yourself:
A hard working Musician/Songwriter in Nashville, TN, Ben has played fiddle with some of the biggest Celebrities in Country Music. Testing the boundaries of music he has played on many studio recordings in the Music City. From the Grand Ole Opry to Tokyo, Ben is has played with abroad.
Ben was the staff musician in the 2013 ACM AWARDS ALL STAR BAND. The Academy of Counry Music Awards hosts the ACM All Star Jam at the MGM in Vegas with a full star line up of Country artists. http://www.acmcountry.com/all_star_jam.html
As a Songwriter he is climbing the ladder very quickly with cuts. His latest cut include "Country Life" (Probus, Sean Staples) for new and upcoming artist Josh Sawyer. Josh released this song to a nearly sold out audience at the Sylvia Theatre. The single is now avaliable on itunes and is being spun nationally on Country Radio.
Terry Anderson recently cut Ben's "House full of Memories" (Probus, Gary Wild) as a single. The first station to pick the song up was Kix 102.7 FM. A Music video was recently shot of the song and will be available very soon.
As a Studio Musician he has played on countless albums and demos. Playing both in the studios of Nashville and via tracking through the Internet he plays as staff musician for "Studio DD" and "itune audio." The staff musicians for ituneaudio.com include Ben, Michael Douchette, Rich Redmond, Kenny Aronoff, Glenn Thomas, and many others. Submit your tracks if you would like via interent over dubs of fiddle, mandolin, or guitar. email@example.com
Ben started working with violins as a child with guidence of his father a former builder. He has repaired and owned many violins through out his career. For violin sales and repair visit "Violin Restorations Online .com" with owners and Luthiers, Travis Taylor & Ben Probus.
Lessons are taught at his private studio or via skype. Just call or send an email to begin. Ben teaches all levels of students. He specializes in techiniques, theory and incorporates the "Mark O'Connor Methoed" into his teachings. 270-991-1568
-Nashville Gig Finder
Ben is also the creator and Administrator of the "Nashville Gig Finder .com" or "Nashville Gig Finder" -facebook version. This network was established on facebook as a way for musicians to post and find gigs in and around Nashville."It was a hit from the get go!" With a few thousand members and many success stories of musicians finding work. This Network was recently trade marked along with countless others as a mainstream enterprise, free to the musicians and clientele. This site has landed people gigs with national artists and spots on the Grand Ole Opry.
He is also the creator and Administrator of "Nashville Music Gear Trader" which trades some of the most sought after gear in the world. He is also Administrator of the "Violin Trader" . All of the groups have been gaining lots of momentum in Nashville.
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