Ben Loy


Bassist, Electric & Upright

Ben Loy is a graduate of the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at NYU and has studied double bass under Martin Wind and Jay Elfenbein. As a professional bassist, Ben has recorded and performed with many fine acts including Nick Palumbo and the Flipped Fedoras, Jeremy Borer, and Mrs. Grundy. Ben has shared the stage with The New York Ska Jazz Ensemble, The Toasters, The Cherry Poppin' Daddies, and Big Bad Voodoo Daddy.

Live Samples

Funk/Fusion: Chameleon (excerpt from middle section)
w/ Mark Portugal (d), Scott Ferreira(gtr) and Greg Gordon (kbds)

Funk Solo: Funky Fever (excerpt)
w/ The Dave Lindenbaum Band

Funk Rock Groove: Play That Funky Music (excerpt) w/ The Dave Lindenbaum Band

Recorded Samples

Swing/Jump Blues (on double bass): Harlem Nocturne, Hey Marie, Paint It Black
w/ The Flipped Fedoras

Modern Rock: Band Moms, Your Crack, The Air Up Here
W/ Mrs. Grundy

Folk Rock: One Step Closer
w/ Jeremy Borer

Pop/Rock: Unstable
w/ Mark Portugal