Ben Sollee




Named one of NPR Music’s Top 10 Unknown Artists of 2007, Ben Sollee is gaining recognition for his soulful voice and unique cello playing style. On his latest album, Learning to Bend, Ben plucks cello strings and uses percussive bow techniques to create sounds that encompass jazz, bluegrass, and folk. Ben Sollee performs solo at the First Unitarian Church’s sanctuary in Center City, Philadelphia.


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