Ben Henriques – Saxophone
Originally from Surrey, B.C., Ben Henriques has been composing and performing jazz for the last 20+ years. Ben has a Master of Jazz Performance from the Schulich School of Music at McGill University, and he currently teaches woodwinds at Vancouver Island University. While in Montreal, Ben was an integral part of the jazz scene, and had the opportunity to play with many greats including Joe Lovano, John Taylor and Ben Monder. Ben has released two albums as a leader, The Responsibility Club (2009) and Captain Awesome (2013) and has appeared on several others, including Suzie Arioli’s All the Way (2012) and Sarah Kennedy’s Portraits (2015). Ben has also appeared on network television playing jazz in Once Upon a Time and other popular shows.
Ben can be found performing a variety of styles of jazz (and teaching) around Vancouver and the Lower Mainland.