Benjamin Hermann’s music hits the sweet spot with folk music lovers. His newest album ‘Windows Wide Open’ released on Roaring Girl Records mixes subtlety and directness, blending distant instrumentation and strong finger-style guitar playing into a soundscape that compliments vocals delivered with careful nuance.
Benjamin Hermann is a songwriter and accompanist currently living in Toronto ON, working, performing, collaborating, and creating from this city as a launching pad. Originally from North Bay, ON, Ben has since lived in Whitehorse, YT, travelled through Germany and Russia, considering these Northern and Eastern places to be the source of his artistic considerations. Eventually Ben landed in Toronto where he came to study and continue his music career. Ben also considers himself a recording artist, mainly composing with guitar, voice, and piano. His newest release a full length album titled ‘Windows Wide Open’ was released on Roaring Girl Records in the fall of 2015 – MapleMusic/Fontana North. His previous projects include – ‘Red Sky In Morning’ from 2012, recorded in Old Crow, YT – and ‘Will Return’ from 2011, recorded near Ottawa, ON.