Jen Benton: Electric Bassist, Upright Bassist, Composer, Musician

Please check Instagram and/or YouTube links for  most current releases:

My Solo Bass version of the classic 'What A Wonderful World'.

Attempting this killer bass lick from Ida Nielsen's 'Ready For This Thing'.  She featured this on her Instagram story!  (check announcements)

Happy Birthday James Jamerson!

Working on learning the lic-o-licious basslines in Jamiroquai's 'Alright' by Stuart Zender.

Clip of my upright attempt at James Jamerson's beautiful bass line for Stevie's single 'A Place In The Sun'.

Lifted John Patitucci's bass for a play-along Gruv Gear Challenge

My take on Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah'.

Classic Albums Live:  Get It Right The First Time by Billy Joel.  (live from the Empire Theatre)

Rio by Duran Duran Pt. 1

The Who's "Love Ain't for Keeping" live from the Empire Theatre

Slap Happy with Flea and the RHCP!

Rio by Duran Duran Pt. 2

Live from Thrill of the Grill Festival on the Danforth in Toronto. 

'Fat Head Hazel" covers Nancy Sinatra's "These Boots Are Made For Walking"

Solo Bass piece of Sarah McLachlan's tune "I Will Remember You".

Hang On To Yourself by David Bowie


Quarantine Video featuring:

Cover:  'Dream On' by Aerosmith

Vocals:  Sarah Smith, Guitars: Tara McLeod, Keyboards:  Lindsay Clark, Bass: Jen Benton Drums: Sarah Thawer

Recording Tom Hamilton's bassline from Aerosmith's 'Dream On' for a quarantine collaboration. 

420 Celebration Jam.  Mary Jane by Rick James

Solo Bass piece I composed to Sarah McLachlan and her students' original composition.  (shout out on announcements page)

Thunder Finger'sBass Solo from "My Generation" by The Who

Clip from Michael Jackson's 'Get on the Floor' bassline by Louis Johnson.  Featuring my cat Raven Benton while she smacks me with her tail 

Performing with Sandra Bouza band at Alfred's on Beale Street, Memphis, TN

BEETHOVEN'S FUR ELISE (TWO HANDED TAP)

'Dirty King' by The Cliks

PERFORMING WITH 'I WILL BE KING'  *TRIBUTE TO THE GENIUS OF DAVID  BOWIE*

Sunday Super Mario Theme Song Fun

Live at Toronto's Dundas Square with Sirens of Shanti

LUCK FACTORY PERFORMING MIDAS AT THE PISTON IN TORONTO

JUST RECORDED A VIDEO PERFORMANCE OFF THE FIRST SOLO BASS TUNE I EVER WROTE

CLASSIC ALBUMS LIVE:  DAVID BOWIE'S ZIGGY STARDUST AND THE SPIDERS FROM MARS

BATHURST STATION'S VIDEO FOR "BROKEN"

Performing 'Shoot 'Em Up Baby' featuring Alex Lifeson



Andy Kim Christmas Show

 PERFORMING SPACE ODDITY LIVE WITH CLASSIC ALBUMS LIVE'S DAVID BOWIE BAND!!!

DONALYN'S INDEPENDENT MUSIC VIDEO FOR THEIR TUNE 'THIS LIFE' 

STILETTO FLAT'S LIVE @ TASTE OF THE DANFORTH 

THE CLIKS LIVE AT TORONTO PRIDE

Meredith Shaw's "Call It A Night" Lyric Video

 DONALYN ROCKING OUT NEW SONG "THIS LIFE OF MINE" AT THE SILVER DOLLAR!

SUPER STOKED TO HAVE PERFORMED ON MEREDITH SHAW'S NEW RELEASE!!!  CHECK OUT THE AWESOME LYRIC VIDEO FOR HER TUNE "TROUBLE"!!!!!

 PERFORMING LIVE WITH COLIN JAMES AT THE ANDY KIM CHRISTMAS SHOW 

 BACKING SERENA RYDER ON BASS AT THE ANDY KIM CHRISTMAS SHOW 

MEREDITH SHAW EPK

 PERFORMING LIVE WITH RON SEXSMITH AT THE ANDY KIM CHRISTMAS SHOW 

Performing 'Love Shines' with Ron Sexsmith.

Andy Kim Christmas Show 2014

Performing with Sam Roberts


Andy Kim Christmas Show 2014

Rocking alongside Luke Doucet


Andy Kim Christmas Show