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Kris Davis Trio

Vancouver born, Brooklyn-based pianist Kris Davis performs with her trio, in her first ever UK concert.

Imagine an amalgam of Cecil Taylor, Matthew Shipp and Morton Feldman and you're beginning to get a picture of Kris Davis - one of the most exciting and free-thinking pianists to emerge from the New York scene in recent years. From avant notions and frantic prepared piano through to thoughtful melody and time, Davis brings together a whole range of techniques and influences under the umbrella of her own unique sound. At points her sense of urgency and propulsion can be nothing short of jaw-dropping and she is joined by New York stalwarts, bassist John Hébert and drummer Tom Rainey, for the creative journey.

Presenter: Jez Nelson
Producer: Chris Elcombe.

Release date:

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Mon 31 Mar 2014 23:00

Kris Davis

Kris Davis
Photo by Peter Gannushkin © 2013 - All Rights Reserved

Kris Davis and Alex Hawkins

Kris Davis and Alex Hawkins
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Kris Davis Trio – Tom Rainey

Kris Davis Trio – Tom Rainey
Photo by John Sharpe © 2014 - All Rights Reserved

Kris Davis Trio – John Herbert

Kris Davis Trio – John Herbert
Photo by John Sharpe © 2014 - All Rights Reserved

Kris Davis Trio

Kris Davis Trio
Photo by John Sharpe © 2014 - All Rights Reserved

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