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Ben Tanner
Ben is a record producer, audio engineer, and a musician based in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Born and raised in the Shoals area, Ben moved to Memphis to attend college, followed by a year's sojourn in Paris/France. After returning to the Shoals, Ben began work at the iconic FAME Recording as the studio's chief engineer and studio manager. In 2009, Ben left FAME to focus full time on life as a freelance producer/engineer and touring musician.
It was then Ben, along with partners John Paul White (The Civil Wars) and Will Trapp, founded the independent label, Single Lock Records. Ben has also been the keyboardist for Alabama Shakes since 2011 and performed on both of the band's Grammy-winning and nominated albums, Boys and Girls and Sound and Color.
homepage: www.bentannermusic.com
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Half The City
Single Lock Records SL 003
recorded in Sheffield, AL and Homewood, AL/USA
Jamie Harper, baritone sax
Ben Griner, trombone, tuba
Allen Branstetter, trumpet, flugelhorn
Browan Lollar, guitar
Jesse Phillips, guitar, bass
James Brangle, keyboards
Al Gamble, organ, Wurlitzer
Ben Tanner, organ, piano
Ron Alexander, bass
Andrew Lee, drums, percussion
Les Nuby, tambourine
Daniel Stoddard, pedal steel
Paul Janeway, vocals

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