Ben Walker was born Benjamin Ward in London in 1968, doing his first gig in 1985. He has worked with members of 10cc, Lindisfarne, Jools Holland, New Model Army, Sunparlour Players and Broken Social Scene as well as noted jazz and folk musicians Patrick Naylor and Nigel Stonier.
Ben has released 6 albums and 1 EP which combine the influences of Paul McCartney, Pink Floyd and Prince. The Ben Walker Group, featuring Kevin Barrett on guitar, Michael Kaler on bass and Tim Shia on drums, currently performs in the Toronto area.
“His songs are crafted in thorough, rigorous detail, but they are nevertheless expressive rather than rhetorical“ - Oliver Arditi