Benjamin Knight has been playing bass since he was 6 years old.

Benjamin studies bass with Susan Powell of the Hartt School of Music.

Benjamin studies vocal techniques with Sara Kohl.

In addition to playing bass and singing with Year of the Monkey, Benjamin plays bass in:

  • Opus 89 - Hartt School of Music
  • Philharmonia - Hartt School of Music
  • Northern Regional Middle School Orchestra
  • 8th Grade Orchestra - Henry James Memorial School
  • Jazz Band - Henry James Memorial School

In additon to singing with Year of the Monkey, Benjamin performs in:

  • Henry James Memorial School's production of Beauty and the Beast -The Beast
  • Select Chorus - Henry James Memorial Middle School
  • 8th Grade Chorus - Henry James Memorial Middle School

Benjamin's musical influences include:

  • Motorhead
  • The White Stripes
  • The Ramones
  • Green Day
  • Dropkick Murphies
  • Iron Maiden
  • Metallica
  • Def Leppard