About

Ben Teters is a drummer, percussionist, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter based in Brooklyn, NY. A Berklee College of Music graduate and road-tested performer, playing 150+ shows a year, and an experienced session musician with multiple credits to his name, Ben has recently recorded for Seth Walker and Cas Haley, and is currently a touring and recording member of Satsang.

Touring Profile

Ben has toured internationally in Europe (8+ countries), Zimbabwe, South Africa, Canada, and all over the US including Hawaii.

Festival Appearances: Wanderlust International Tour (3x), SXSW, California Roots Festival, Dry Diggins Festival, Shangri-La, Project Earth.

Venue Highlights: The Blue Note (NY), Le Poisson Rouge (NY), Gramercy Theatre (NY), The Dakota (MN), The Fox Theatre (CO), Wilma Theatre (MT), The Bluebird Theatre (CO), Baseline (Johannesburg, SA),


LEADERSHIP

Drummer, Lead Vocalist, songwriter, and founder of Funk/World Fusion band Palmslap.

Founding Member of Brooklyn-based SUNDUB, an inventively collaborative mix of New York City musicians, offering its classic reggae repertoire peppered with soul and funk since 2013.


MUSIC


PERFORMANCE & COLLABORATION

Bakithi Kumalo (Paul Simon)

Sidney Mills (Steel Pulse)

Larry McDonald (Gil Scott Heron, Bob Marley)

Cas Haley (America’s Got Talent Finalist)

Seth Walker (Blues/Americana Artist)

Chris Berry (Grammy Award winning percussionist)

Dorrance Dance (Award Winning Dance Troupe)

1Future Presents: Not Yet Free A non-profit organization committed to enacting social progress, addressing citizens basic needs, and improving social conditions (NYC and South Africa)

BRANDING

Trexist Cymbals Artist and Endorsee

Supermassive Clothing Brand Ambassador

DISCOGRAPHY

Satsang - “Kulture” (2019) Drums, Percussion

SUNDUB - “Burden of Love” (2019 - single) Drums

SUNDUB - “Won’t Go Easy” (2019 - single) Drums

Seth Walker - “Are You Open” (2019) Songwriter, Drums

Cas Haley - “More Music More Family” (2015) Drums, Percussion

The Brighton Beat - “Here And Now” (2016) Percussion

The Brighton Beat - “Off We Go” (2015) Percussion

The Flow ft. Chris Berry and Tubby Love - “The Flow” (2015) Drums, Percussion

Tangled Roots - “Tangled Roots” (2015) Drums, Percussion

Sara Tone - “Good Way” (2015) Drums, Percussion

Jus Wright - “Eternal Fire” (2015) Drums, Percussion

Blue Mountain Bustdown - “JamTrain” (2011) Drums, Percussion

Blue Mountain Bustdown - “Paper War” (2010) Drums, Percussion


CONTACT

Ben is available for touring, teaching, and recording, including remote recording sessions from his home studio in New York City.

phone: 845.633.3733

email: ben.teters@gmail.com

social media: @bentetersdrums