Ben Tucker graduated in 2008 from the University of Memphis, with degrees in Trumpet Performance and Music Education. Since that time, he has been teaching band at Bon Lin Middle School, in a Memphis suburb. For the past several years, Ben has been a freelance trumpet player in Memphis, as well as performing with the Flying Squid Battalion, a local swing band. He also serves as the handbell director at Evergreen Presbyterian Church in Memphis. Ben writes for handbells, concert band, brass ensemble, and percussion ensemble.