Andover Musicians and Musical Groups - Ben Medler
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- Ben Medler graduated from Andover High School, where he was a member of the jazz band, in 1991
- He studied at Berklee College of Music for 2 years and attended jazz workshops in Portland, Oregon, where he met his wife, Michelle.
- He taught jazz at Wilson High School in Portland for 7 years.
- In 2001 he started the Portland Youth Jazz Orchestra.
- In 2006 he released his first CD Azure with the Ben Medlar Trio. He also plays bass in the CD Balance by the Michelle Medlar Quartet.
- For the Medlars, It's All About Finding a Balance Between Improvisation and Rest.(photos) Andover Townsman 4/13/2006, p.15.
--Leslie 14:31, April 28, 2012 (EDT)
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