Kit Downes
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Kit Downes

Showing: 03/05/2019 to 03/05/2019

Kit Downes is a BBC Jazz Award winning, Mercury Music Award nominated, solo recording artist for ECM Records. He has toured the world with artists such as Squarepusher, Thomas Strønen, Aidan O’Rourke and Django Bates and written commissions for London Contemporary Orchestra, Cologne Philharmonie and BBC Radio 3.

Kit Downes will be joined by Tom Challenger on Saxophone together, collectively known as Vyamanikal.

Tom Challenger (Born in Huddersfield) is a Saxophonist, Composer, Educator, Band Leader and Sideman. With an output characterised by it’s musical breadth, he leads ‘Brass Mask’, which performs music inspired by the traditional street-musics and collective improvisation; ‘Wedding Music’ with Kit Downes in a Church Organ/Saxophone duo; Dice Factory, a jazz quartet exploring alternative methods of composition who released their debut album in 2012 to critical acclaim; and ‘Ma.’ the electro-improv outfit who have released 3 acclaimed albums.


Opening Times:

Doors Open: 7.30pm

Event Start: 8.00pm


Admission:: £13

Under 15's Jazz offer: £11

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