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Original performance by Ben Gorb | Ben Gorb | TEDxMacclesfield

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Talented singer-songwriter Ben Gorb performs an original instrumental piece in a live performance, providing a melodic backdrop to reflect on some inspiring ideas.

As a teenager Ben Gorb discovered artists such as Jimi Hendrix, The Who and AC/DC and developed a passion for classic rock. Within a year he was writing music for the guitar. After Fallibroome he went on to study music, gaining a Masters Degree in Popular Music from the Royal Northern College of Music. Gorb creates explosive rock, heartfelt pop and folk ballads. He also writes for strings inspired by composers such as Stravinsky and Beethoven. Gorb performs solo or with a trio and string quartet. In 2016 he released a studio EP Ride, followed by a live EP Unplugged With Strings. He regularly gigs in Manchester and Cheshire and has been played on local radio stations including XS Manchester. As a teenager Ben discovered artists such as Jimi Hendrix, The Who and AC/DC and developed a passion for classic rock. Within a year he was writing music for the guitar. After Fallibroome he went on to study music, gaining a Masters Degree in Popular Music from the Royal Northern College of Music. Ben creates explosive rock, heartfelt pop and folk ballads. He also writes for strings inspired by composers such as Stravinsky and Beethoven. Ben performs solo or with a trio and string quartet. In 2016 he released a studio EP Ride,followed by a live EP Unplugged With Strings. Ben regularly gigs in Manchester and Cheshire and has been played on local radio stations including XS Manchester. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

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