“Ben Cox possesses a voice drenched in soul and swing, that sounds like nobody else. He is a cracking songwriter and collaborator, A true talent”Ian Shaw
Ben Cox is an outstanding Jazz singer. He initially studied classical piano and trumpet, but he was also lead vocalist and trumpeter with the Essex Youth Jazz Orchestra for several years. His love of jazz and lead him to London and his studies at Guildhall.
Since moving to London he has taken his opportunities to perform with internationally acclaimed jazz musicians, including Wynton Marsalis, Ian Shaw, Todd Gordon, Jacqui Dankworth, Cleo Laine and Liane Carroll. He has
Ben is a member of the A Cappella group ‘Vive’, whose members are present or former students at Guildhall, and who recently performed to great acclaim at the Edinburgh Fringe. Vive were the winners of the 2013 National Voice Festival and appeared at the London Jazz Festival in November 2013.
2013 saw the successful launch of The Ben Cox Band as a result of his collaboration with the brilliant pianist and musical director, Jamie Safiruddin. Together with Jamie and the other, exceptional musicians in their quintet, Ben is now taking this timeless music to new audiences, as well as to those who are already devotees, performing to great reviews in venues in London and around the UK.