Tuesday, November 12, 2019

UK-based Composer, Pianist & Organist Kit Downes

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with London-based Pianist, Organist & Composer Kit Downes .. He talked to us abut his 2019 CD Dreamlife of Debris .. A project that carries forward the story that started on his release called Obsidian … So, he grew up in the UK and was pulled into jazz with Oscar Peterson's Night Train .. He is a BBC Jazz Award winning, Mercury Music Award nominated, ECM Records artist that is touring the world  playing piano, church organ and harmonium with gusto .. and along with recording and performing, he teaches at the Royal Academy of Music in London – a place he studied and now holds a Fellowship – So, get to know him and dig this interview ..

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