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Unfamiliar with Ben Paterson? Stick a pair of glasses on him and he'll remind you of Bill Evans, circa 1958—but in much better shape. As for his playing, Paterson is extraordinary on both the piano and the Hammond organ. And he can sing! The other day, my friend Jimi Mentis emailed me YouTube links. When Jimi emails, I always stop what I'm doing. Here are the Paterson clips he sent along...

Here's Ben Paterson on piano, playing and singing I Wish I Knew, with Erik Soderlind on guitar and Neal Miner on bass...



Here's Ben Paterson on organ playing I'll Close My Eyes, with Kyle Asche on guitar. Shades of Don Patterson!...



Here's Paterson playing Anthropology, with Chris Flory on guitar and George Delancey on bass...



Here's Paterson playing In a Mellow Tone with Flory on guitar and Delancey on bass...



Here's Paterson playing his own On the Move, with Jake Vinsel on bass. Dig Paterson's string strumming...



And here's Paterson playing The Christmas Song, with Josh Ramos on bass and Jon Deitemyer on drums...

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