Ben Ward Music
making music. diving deeper. living life. loving olivia. oh, and trying not to be the fat husband.

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Oceans!

We went all out this week and covered Hillsong United’s awesome song with a FULL BAND…enjoy and share it with your friends!

Play with Passion

I think one of the hardest things to impart to worship teams, especially volunteer teams, is how to play with passion.  So often they are concentrating so hard on playing the right chords at the right time or wondering if the worship leader will repeat the chorus (maybe even do a song not on the list??:) that playing with heart is not even on the radar. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been in a service and everybody’s […]

Live, Live, Live

A couple months ago I posted a status on Twitter/Facebook stating that I loved live albums and asking people for their favorites.  I got a great response.  Lots of classics.  So I decided to follow that up with a list of my favorites in no particular order… James Taylor – Live – Great musicianship and, of course, songs.  No overdubs! Coldplay – LeftRightLeftRightLeft – The enthusiasm of the crowd is amazing. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band – Live […]