All original Jazz-Funk, led by drummer and composer Ben Todd.
Formed in 2014, the Ben Todd Quintet is a Jazz-Funk ensemble led by drummer and composer, Ben Todd. The band also features James Muller on Guitar, Paul White on Keyboards, Adam Page on Sax and Damien Steele-Scott on Bass.
Over the past 10 years, Ben has been touring the world with the internationally acclaimed "Cirque du Soleil" as a featured drummer, percussionist and now bandleader with 3 of their shows, "CORTEO", "KOOZA" and most recently "VOLTA". During this time, Ben has performed in Japan, Russia, The United States, Spain, Canada, France, Belgium and England and performed over 1500 shows.
Prior to joining Cirque, Ben performed with a wide range of artists back in Australia including Kate Cebrano, Paulini, Ben Folds, Doug Parkinson, Rhonda Burchmore, James Morrison, David Campbell, Barry Humphries and Glen Shorrok, as well as playing in the pit orchestras for many musical theatre shows including the Australia/NZ tour of Cats, Miss Saigon, Grease, Metro Street and The Candyman.
The Burner is a curated show by guest musicians. The Lab is a place for artists to experiment and collaborate to showcase a range of musical styles, while visual artists provide an immersive backdrop for these performances.
Please arrive before the show start time. Food & drink available outside The Lab in Beags.