Ben Hopps is an accomplished jazz pianist and composer living in Manchester, New Hampshire, USA. He draws influence from jazz greats such as John Coltrane, Chick Corea, Antônio Carlos Jobim and John McLaughlin. His compositions explore various styles such as swing, bossa nova, and fusion and range from fast, intricate solos with rapid key changes and odd time signatures to the soothing subtle chord changes of a ballad.