Ben Gowell has been a session guitarist, producer, and worship leader since 2002. He has played on many studio recordings and live events for Paul Baloche, Michael W. Smith, Sara Groves, Jared Anderson, Don Moen, and a long list of other musicians.
He has been Paul Baloche’s principal electric guitar player since 2003, co-produced Paul’s latest CD’s “Glorious” and “The Same Love” and is currently co-producing Paul’s upcoming Christmas worship project, scheduled for a October 29 release.
Ben has taught electric guitar workshops at worship seminars across the globe and is our principal electric guitar teacher at our Leadworship Workshops. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Music from North Central University in Minneapolis, Minnesota and serves as the Music Director at Christ’s Church of the Valley in Peoria, Arizona.
Ben owns and operates Milton Productions, a full-service sound studio.
He has been Paul’s principal drummer for 20 years. Carl is a sought-after drums and percussion instructor and has produced an excellent DVD series designed to improve your drumming skills. You can also meet Carl at our Leadworship Workshops where his master classes on percussion have become an inspiration to many worship drummers.
He has been Paul’s bass player and background vocalist for 5 years and also does studio work for others in New York, Nashville, and Colorado Springs. Michael co-produced Paul’s latest worship CD “The Same Love” and co-wrote the title cut on this upcoming CD. He is currently co-producing Paul’s new Christmas Worship album, due for release on October 29, 2013
Michael was part of the New Life Church worship team and also played with The Desperation Band and The Michael Gungor Band. He currently owns and operates “Crystal Village Studios”, one of the most sought-after studios in Colorado Springs.