Bill Laurance Group at Glee Club, Birmingham
Bill Laurance is a British pianist and composer. A planet-renowned multi instrumentalist, composer and producer dubbed a “jazz maestro” by The Guardian, Bill has released four albums to date as a leader and has travelled across the globe and via a myriad of award-winning musical projects including his quartet, project, duo and as a solo pianist.
Bill is a two time Grammy winning artist and in 2015, he won the Breakthrough award at the JazzFM Awards, and has been nominated this year as a MOBO Best jazz act.
On his own, Laurance, a expert musician given that the age of 14 has performed with an array of musical talents, such as Morcheeba, David Crosby, Salif Keita, Bobby McFerrin, Susana Baca, Laura Mvula, Musiq Soul Kid, the Metropole Orchestra and of course is recognized the planet more than as a founding member of the phenomenon that is Snarky Puppy.
Bill’s most recent studio album is Aftersun, a tribute to space exploration and life in the cosmos. With flavours of dance music and African percussion, it combines deep globe grooves with Laurance’s signature genre-bending exploration.
November 2016 saw the release of the considerably anticipated reside CD/DVD “Live at the Union Chapel” recorded at the iconic London venue in front of an ecstatic sold out crowd.
‘The all-natural evolution of modern instrumental music. Flawless’ – criticaljazz.com
‘No doubting Laurance’s creativity as a very uncommon sort of planet musician’ – The Guardian
*This is a seated show.*
starting on 2017-03-07 19:30:00
The Arcadian, 70 Hurst St
B5 4TD Birmingham