Ben Scholz

Ben Scholz

A native of Portland Oregon, Ben began playing classical piano at age 8 and continued his studies through college. When Ben was in middle school, his grandparents found his dad's snare drum, a gift William Ludwig Sr. had given his grandfather back in the early 60's. Ben joined the school band and continued with various percussion and mallet instruments. While attending high school and working as a sub in the Pacific Northwest music scene, Ben became interested in jazz. He was accepted to the University of North Texas where he studied with... more