A Montreal native, Benjamin Deschamps started learning about music at Collège Notre-Dame
where he chose to play classic saxophone. Pushed by his profound desire to become a musician,
he persues his musical studies at Cégep Saint-Laurent with Jean-Pierre Zanella.
It is during this period that he discovers his passion for jazz and joins the Montreal All City Big
Band as lead alto. He will play in the group from 2006 to 2010 which gave him the opportunity
amongst other things, to participate in the recording of the album Lulu Hughes & The Montreal
All City Big Band.
Benjamin went to McGill University to further his understanding and enlarge his musical