Ben Alleman is a keyboardist born and raised in South Louisiana splitting time between Nashville, New Orleans and the road. He's toured with Ryan Adams and Grace Potter after cutting his teeth playing Hammond Organ for two years with Dr. John who gave him the nickname "T'Ben." He records all kinds of instruments and effects from his studio in Tennessee working with different musicians to create unique sounds for their project. Ben has had the privilege of making music with Don Was, Karen Elson, Betty Who, Marc Broussard, Jamie Lidell, Better Than Ezra, Sean McConnell, Kevin Griffin, Ruby Amanfu, Kristin Diable, Motel Radio, Bjorn & The Sun, Cape Weather, and more.
Ben is a founding member of the music collective Pet Fangs.
Ellen / Jimmy Fallon / Stephen Colbert / Conan O'Brien / James Corden / Jimmy Kimmel
Selected live performances:
- Ryan Adams & Don Was - Exile On Bourbon Street ft. John Medeski, McCrary Sisters, Cyril Neville, Mark Mullins, & Terence Higgins @ Saenger Theater New Orleans
- Grace Potter @ Cowboy Stadium supporting The Rolling Stones
- Ruby Amanfu @ The Ryman Auditorium supporting John Prine
- Jamie Lidell @ Prospect Park Brooklyn
1958 Hammond B3 / Leslie, Wurlitzer 200, Mellotron 4000d, Crumar Orchestrator, Roland JX3P / PG200, Roland RS09, Nord Lead 2x, Nord Electro 3, Upright Piano, Accordion, Fender Stratocaster, Gibson Les Paul, Fender J-Bass, 70's MIJ drumkit, Fender Princeton Reverb, Roland Jazz Chorus 77.
Numerous stompboxes, cassette multitrack recorders, Tascam console & reel to reel, drum machines, small amps, and more.