A creative force that shows up to work, everyday. I believe in partnering for mutual success and tend to organize things and lead by example.
Producer, Songwriter, Composer, Band Leader, Studio Owner, Mixing and Mastering Engineer, Multi-instrumentalist, Live Performer, USO Tour, Nashville Recording Artist, Featured Artist "On The Rise" (The Country Network) VJ show host and live performer, Founder of 52Mondays Of Music (benefiting 52 Charities) Award Winning Songwriter, Significant national radio exposure for original recordings. Created numerous music videos and other productions that concern syncing visual and audio.
Song/CD Highlights:
2015 - "She's My Speed" - Best New Country Pop Rock Song (Akademia)
2016 - "Giving Up My Ground" CD - #1 downloaded I-tunes (Alt Country)
2016 - "Giving Up My Ground" Single #30 Country Main Chart (New Music Weekly)
2016 - "Drive Forever" - #1 Country Main Chart (New Music Weekly)
2017 - "Girlfriend No. 2" - Gold Disc Award - Airplay Express Top Downloaded
2017 - "Girlfriend No. 2"
Top 10 - "Girlfriend No. 2" - AMC Hot Country Top 50 Chart

Nominated for: 
2018 - "Country Breakthrough Artist of the Year" (New Music Weekly)
2017 - "Country New Artist of the Year" (New Music Weekly)
2015 - Best Producer - Sacramento Music Awards (SAMMIE)
1998 - 40 Under 40 (Top Business Leaders In Sacramento)

Significant Live Performances/Features:
2018 - "Featured Artist" - TCN Network "On The Rise"
2016 - "Featured Artist" - CMA Music Festival - Fan Fest
USO 6 continent tour in support of USA troops abroad
Western States Touring Band - Casino Club Circuit
Local Headliner for "The Classic Crime"  - Brian Lee Bender Band
Local Headliner for " Pete Anderson" - Down Range Festival - Brian Lee Bender
National Anthem Solo Singer - Down Range Festival
National Anthem Solo Singer - 2018 "Golf and Guitars" Festival
Live Performance and VJ host for "On The Rise" 
2018 "Brian Lee Bender" The Country Network 
1 Hour National Broadcast Multiple Airings

Professional Education:
"Mix With The Masters" - Andrew Scheps, (grammy's for Adele, Red Hot Chili Peppers)
Film & TV - "The Art Of The Song Pitch" - Chris Shreenan-Dyck
Film & TV - "LA Sessions with Gary Gray Productions"
Berklee College Of Music - Summer Session - Music Theory & Performance
UC Berkeley, Bachelor of Science, Political Economics
Entrepreneur - Past President and Owner - Successful Construction Company
Fiduciary of Corporate Retirement Fund and Real Estate Developer
(Brian Lee Bender) - Produced, written and published 4 full records as an artist


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