Defined as a border-breaking musician and percussionist, Ben is known for his contemporary Senegalese drumming, explosive burning rhythms and cutting-edge hybrid drumming techniques. In his live show - One Man Tribe - Ben creates a massive tribe-of-drummers sound with his ten-piece Senegalese drum set and presents his compositions on the Xalam, a Senegalese string instrument. His debut solo album "Xalam" recently released on World Music Network hit #6 with an entry to the Transglobal World Music Charts and received a 5 star 'Top of The World' review on Songlines magazine. Ben elevates Senegal and Mali's traditional music and instruments into a fresh contemporary setting, Inspiring both African music fans and music lovers as a whole.
Ben Aylon - Drums, Xalam