The BBC Jazz Award winning, Mercury Music Award nominated, solo recording artist for ECM Records.
Kit Downes has toured the world playing piano, church organ and harmonium with his own bands (‘ENEMY’, ‘Troyka’ and ‘Elt’) as well as with artists such as Squarepusher, ‘Empirical’, Benny Greb and Sam Amidon.
He has written commissions for Cheltenham Music Festival, London Contemporary Orchestra, Ensemble Klang at ReWire Festival, the Scottish Ensemble, Cologne Philharmonie and the Wellcome Trust.
Kit teaches at the Royal Academy of Music in London, where he himself studied and now holds a Fellowship.
“One of the finest pianists of his generation”
Photo by Alex Bonney.