Ben Krames is a talented multi-instrumentalist, producer, mixer, engineer, composer and arranger who has worked in the studio and on the stage with numerous artists in multiple genres: Reggae artists such as Winston Jarret, Everton Blender, Don Carlos, Wadi Gad, & Groundation; Hip Hop artists such as Too Short, E-40, Dwayne Wiggins, Kev Choice, & Nzinga Shakur and Latin stars such as Grammy winner David Shanchez, Julius Melendez, and Orestes Vilato (of Santana). His recently released CD Bolistik
(self-entitled for the band) exemplifies the depth and breadth of his abilities in music composition, engineering and production. In this conscious blend of Hip-hop, Roots and Dancehall, Krames reveals a synthesis of talent, creative vision, and superb technical skills, delivering a beautiful finished product without ever losing sight of the Spirit in the music. Ben's musical expertise runs the gamut of musical genres, including Jazz, R and B, Pop, Folk, Rock, African/Afro-Cuban, Brazilian, Drum & Bass, and Electronica. It is his mission to bring grass roots music to the masses, and to heal the planet through music.