Ben Bohorquez
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  • Denton, TX
  • United States
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Where are you located?
Denton, TX
What is your affiliation to the Jazz World?
Musical Artist, Educator, Arranger, Composer
Tell us a little about your background...
Born in El Paso, TX and raised in Indianapolis IN, Bolivia, and Houston TX, Ben comes from a diverse background. His mother, an elementary school music teacher in Houston, started Ben on piano when he was only 5 years old. In 6th grade, he was able to chose his own instrument to play in the school concert band and he chose the tenor saxophone. The band director told Ben that his embouchure was more suitable for trumpet (probably because he needed more trumpet players and always had more saxophone players than needed). When Ben told his parents what had happened, they took him to Mars Music (y'all remember that place?) and bought him a Yamaha YTS-23 Tenor Saxophone on a monthly payment plan. When he went back to school, he told his director that he was NOT playing trumpet. To this day, he is eternally thankful for his parents love and support.

Ben graduated in 2005 from the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (also known as HSPVA) in Houston, TX and went on to study jazz at the University of North Texas. Ben played tenor in the award winning 2 O'Clock Lab Band for his last three semesters before graduating in the Fall of 2009. Now he is a working musician around the DFW area playing everything from jazz to funk to reggae to top 40's music with everybody he can.
How did you hear about the Jazz Network? Please give full name of contact
Tatiana LadyMay Mayfield
What Instrument do you play?
Saxophone
What is your website address? Only websites that pertain to your business and how you can be contacted.
http://www.benbohorquez.com
When Is Your CD Scheduled For Release?
June
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At 9:02am on February 08, 2011, Robert J. Green Jr. gave Ben Bohorquez a gift
At 1:30am on February 3, 2011, Tatiana "LadyMay" Mayfield said…
Great to see you on here man!
 
 
 

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