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               Ben Jansson


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Hello and greetings...

I am happy to meet you!

I offer lessons on the internet with Zoom. If you are interested please contact me and we can schedule a lesson.

こんにちはと挨拶... お会いできて光栄です! Zoomを使用してインターネットでレッスンを提供します。興味のある方はご連絡ください。レッスンのスケジュールを組むことができます。


Next Show: Hiroshima
June 1, 2024

New CD! Available at all performances or by contacting me at


Ben Jansson Sextet Live in Sapporo, 2018

A favorite of mine by Burt Bacharach and Hal David

All originals w/Rick Roe, Paul Keller, Sean Dobbins 

A little funky thing...

Recording with drummer Peter Erskine
Masters of Music Bigband,                 Music Hall, Detroit, 2013

Music lessons
Please EMAIL:

1.Saxophone private lesson
2.Improvisation/Jazz specific lesson
3.Music Theory lesson; Classical/Jazz
4.Group lesson/Jazz Ensemble clinic

Students of Sapporo Jazz Workshop:Ben Ja
Ben Jansson Jazz Workshop, 2018
Daegu South Korea, Workshop June 16, 201
Teaching Jazz and English in South Korea! 2018

Jazz Japan Magazine          


To purchase CDs and Books contact me at: 


Summer clip, Sapporo Scenes, 2017Ben Jansson Ensemble
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A truly special album. A Classical string quartet and a Jazz quartet. An all original ''Jazz Suite'' in 4 movements. Depicting the 4 seasons in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. Featuring excellent Sapporo musicians. A thoughtful and engaging album, 2017.
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A LIVE recording from Jamusica club in Sapporo. This album features Hirostugu Sakemoto on trombone and Arisa Morikawa on alto saxophone. All original compositions and a wonderful performance.
Another TryBen Jansson Organ Trio
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This is a fun, energetic and soulful album. This band was on the road in Michigan and throughout the east coast before recording this session.
Ben Jansson-tenor
Duncan McMillan-b3 organ
Randy Napoleon-guitar
David Brophy-drums
Recorded in Lansing, MI, 2011
 Featuring a superb trio from Michigan, USA
Rick Roe-piano 
Paul Keller -bass
Sean Dobbins-drums
ALL ORIGINAL's a really fun album! 
04 Fungi MamaBen Jansson Quartet
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Recorded LIVE at Jazz Club D-Bop, Sapporo, Japan, 2016.
Ben Jansson-tenor sax
Tatsuru Naganuma-guitar
Masaya Yanagi-bass
Hiroki Itou-drums
Recorded at Kerrytown Concert House in Ann Arbor, MI
and Moriarty's Jazz Tuesday concert series in Lansing, MI in the summer of 2017. Features all Michigan musicians including Rick Roe, Paul Keller and Sean Dobbins.
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My first CD, recorded LIVE at the Firefly Jazz club in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. 2007. 
Randy Napoleon-guitar
Rick Roe-piano
Paul Keller-bass
Pete Siers-drums
Very fun performance with a great LIVE atmosphere.
~English or Japanese version.
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New Book for Beginning improvisers! 
~3,000YEN TAX INCLUDED/ FREE SHIPPING~English or Japanese version.

Listen to my NYC based quintet, join the Smallslive Foundation and get access to lot's of great music in the video archives.
Sponsor me as an artist from the SmallsLive Foundation website. Any sponsorship funds will be used for creating more CDs and more music.
Many Thanks

A Special performance at Smalls Jazz Club, New York City, 2010 

Ben Jansson Quintet w/

Randy Napoleon -guitar

Spike Wilner-piano

Elias Bailey-bass

Quincy Davis-drums

Sunset Over New York City
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