Bio

Ben Bluestein is Ten years old and from Atlanta, Georgia. He started playing guitar at the age of seven.

He enjoys many genres of music but his favorites are Rock N Roll and The Blues. He spends his free time learning from his electric guitar idols: Paul Gilbert, Eddie Van Halen, George Lynch, Randy Rhodes, Jimi Hendrix, Zakk Wylde, Eric Johnson, and Stevie Ray Vaughan to name a few. He also has recently started playing acoustic guitar and is mesmerized by Tony McManus and Simon McBride.

Ben credits his guitar teacher, Jeff Sprayberry for his musical growth and talent. Jeff is his inspiration and idol.

Ben's ultimate long term goal is to find his niche in the music industry.

 

Favorite Equipment:

EVH 5150 III 100watt Head:

evh5150iiihead

EVH 5150iii 100 watt 4x12:

5150iiicab

 

Musicman Ernie ball with Floyd Rose and drop d-tuna

axis

 

Paul Reed Smith Custom 24 American Made:

prscustom24

 

Taylor GS Mini:

gsmini

Roland cube as his travel amp:

microcube

 

Dava Picks:

dava

 

 

 

 

 

Formal Lessons 2 hours a week (Atlanta Music Brokers 1hr and Music Matters 1hr)

July 2012: Camp Jam Week 2 and 3

September 2012: "The Experience" In Maryland at the Paul Reed Smith factory

February 2013: Alice Cooper Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp in Las Vegas

February 2013: Noisecreep AOL Interview 70,000 hits in one day

February 2013: Fox 5 Atlanta Interview aired after American Idol

February 2013: Appen Newspapers Interview

February 2013: Fox 5 Interview posted in Minneapolis, Minnesota

February 2013 Fox 5 Interview posted in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

February 2013: Fox 5 interview posted in Austin, Texas

April 2013: Def Leppard Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp in Las Vegas

April 2013: Noisecreep AOL Interview with Phil Collen

April 2013: Noisecreep AOL Interview posted by Def Leppard 3,000 likes in 1 day

April 2013: 500 Songs for kids charity event played Crazy Train

April 2013: 500 Songs for Kids charity event Georgia Theme

June 2013: Music Matters Rock U Week 1

June 2013: Music Matters Rock U Week 2

June 2013: Played at the Hard Rock Cafe in Las Vegas opened for The Bones

June 2013: Played at Kiss Mini Golf Las Vegas

June 2013: Camp Jam Week 3

July 2013: Paul Gilbert Camp

August 2013: Yngwie Malmsteen Rock n' Roll Fantasy Camp

August 2013: Played at the Cutting Room in New York City

August 2013: Played BB Kings in New York City

August 2013: Interviewed By NY Daily News

August 2013: Interviewed by Guitar World Magazine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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August 2013: Interviewed by Guitar World Magazine

February 2014: Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp Las Vegas, Vai, Joe Perry, Eric Johnson, Orianthi

February 2014: Played Mandalay Bay Las Vegas House of Blues

March 2014: Guitar Player April 2014 interview

April 2014: Demo and original recordings