Ben Sparaco

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Wooden Comes Out January 13th. Watch The Video Trailer Now!

November 12, 2016

Ben’s debut full length album Wooden is set to be released worldwide on January 13th, 2017. Showing a noticeable shift in Ben’s music from straightforward jam-rock, Wooden is a string-fueled Americana exploration with shades of jazz, rock, and soul. Produced by renowned fiddler/mandolin player Ross Holmes (Bruce Hornsby and The Noisemakers, Warren Haynes and The Ashes and Dust Band, formerly Mumford and Sons) at The Bomb Shelter in East Nashville, Tennessee, the album features nine new original songs by Ben and …

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Photos From The Wooden Sessions

November 5, 2016

Photographer Heather Nigro visited The Bomb Shelter during some of the sessions for the new album, taking some incredible pictures. The full album is on Ben’s Facebook page. Each picture has a caption that gives a unique look into the recording process. The release date for Wooden will be announced any day now with pre-order available soon! Click HERE for the full album.

All Discography Now Available

July 13, 2016

The Ben Sparaco Band currently has four official releases out and available to purchase. All are available to stream or purchase on the home page of this website. Our entire discography (minus Live at 2016 Wanee Music Festival) is available for a discount price of $5.95 on Bandcamp.   LIVE Vol. 1 A five song compilation of authorized “bootlegs” from the first two Ben Sparaco Band shows in August and September of 2015. Available only on Bandcamp for free! Download …

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Debut EP Available to Stream and Download

April 30, 2016

Out everywhere starting in May, the Ben Sparaco Band’s studio debut, Bring The Jubilee EP, is now available to stream and download for a limited time on Bandcamp. Featuring four studio recordings and two bonus live tracks highlighting Ben’s original material and the first incarnation of his solo project, the EP is raw, full of energy, and gives a taste of what’s to come from the BSB. Bring The Jubilee EP by Ben Sparaco Band

Videos of Ron Holloway playing with the BSB

November 4, 2015

“Who’s Gonna Follow?” an original by Ben Sparaco Performed by The Ben Sparaco Band with Ron Holloway.

“Walk On The Levee” an original by Ben Sparaco Performed by The Ben Sparaco band with Ron Holloway.

“Exposition of a Traveling Salesman” an original by Ben Sparaco, into a version of Billy Cobham’s “Stratus.” Performed by The Ben Sparaco Band with Ron Holloway

“Heartless Home” and original by Ben Sparaco performed by The Ben Sparaco Band with Ron Holloway (thanks CheeseheadProductions for the video).

“In A Silent HolloWay” based on Miles Davis’ “In A Silent Way” into the Grateful Dead’s “Eyes Of The World” performed by The Ben Sparaco Band with Ron Holloway.

Another video of Eyes Of The World into Little Feat’s “Spanish Moon” performed by The Ben Sparaco Band with Ron Holloway (thanks CheesheadProductions for the video).