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In 2000 Benjamin set off to Spain for the first time, a country that had long captivated his imagination, in search of flamenco and what would be the most significant journey of his life so far. He travelled to one of the major centres of flamenco in Spain today, Jerez de la Frontera, where he studied under many great maestros.
In recent years, Benjamin has recorded for many artists including Tamar Ilana & Ventanas, David Buchbinder, The Café Olé, and Gustaü & Puente del Diablo. In addition to leading his own project, Benjamin is also a resident guitarist at Toronto based Carmen Romero's School of Flamenco Dance Arts and Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company. Benjamin has appeared on numerous television and radio broadcasts and is also the recipient of two Dora Mavor Moore Awards for Outstanding Sound Design/Composition.
Benjamin's debut album 'Esperando el Alba' ('Waiting for Dawn') is a reflection of his long and arduous battle with musician's focal dystonia, an all too often career-ending neurological condition for many musicians.
1. Solo guitar performance
2. Duo guitar performance
3. Traditional Flamenco performance: (flamenco guitarist, flamenco dancer & flamenco singer)