Ben has been involved with the Casino Brothers Band since 2001. He has been the 2nd keyboardist in the sunday afternoon Inspirational Show at the Collingwood Elvis Festival for the last several years, mainly focussing on all the orchestral parts. Below is Ben’s Bio and links to his myspace and website. Check it out!
Ben Jokela, Pianist and Keyboardist, hails originally from New Brunswick. He came to Toronto to study at Humber College where he received an honours diploma in jazz/commercial music performance with a minor in arranging. He has been working in the greater Toronto area since 1995 where he has established himself as one of the top keyboard players in the area for live or studio situations. Ben is also an established music teacher having taught music lessons since 1992. Ben now in Guelph, runs his own business – The Music House – teaching lessons and recording. Ben currently plays regularly with R&B singer, Virgil Scott, multi-talented Krista Blondin, and with various tribute artists in the theatre and casino circuit. Ben has also worked with many other artists including MCA Country Recording Artist Lawnie Wallace; Funk/Disco showband Downstroke, and many more.