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Ben Sharkey


One of Detroit’s premiere live entertainers over the past decade, Ben Sharkey infuses his live performances with a hip and sultry fire that brings his artful swagger to the stage with a colorful fusion of old-school cool, contemporary jazz, soul and pop. Since going viral on YouTube for his renditions of Jazz classics, Ben has amassed over 5 million views worldwide for over 70 clips and hundreds of performances at many different jazz hotspots.

Ben has evolved from being a stellar vocal interpreter to a master storyteller and songwriter, writing clever, crafty tunes that express every aspect of Love, human connections and the sheer joy of living life to the fullest in the most sensual and Playful way possible. Stylistically, he lets his muse lead the way to the sound of booming percussion-driven landscapes infused with jazz, pop, swing, RnB, Latin and crisp, edgy house-dance beats that make him the ultimate contemporary hipster as well as a masterful throwback artist.

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