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Kit Downes & Tom Challenger

Improvising duo featuring Kit Downes (church organ) and Tom Challenger (saxophones). Albums “Wedding Music”
(2012) and “Vyamanikal” (2016) plus EP “Black Shuck”  (2016).


ARTIST REVIEWS
Vyamanikal
Vyamanikal

"A refreshing new slant on the concept of the church organ / saxophone duo."

3-5 out of 5

Album Review


Black Shuck
Black Shuck

"Despite its relative brevity this recording contains some of the best and most effective music that Downes and Challenger have produced in this format. "

3-5 out of 5

EP Review


JAZZ MANN FEATURES

A Great Day in Leamington Spa, 07/07/2019.

A Great Day in Leamington Spa, 07/07/2019.

Ian Mann on a memorable night of film & live music with a screening of the celebrated jazz documentary "A Great Day in Harlem" followed by a live performance by trumpeter Bruce Adams and his quartet.


Tom Ward - “Madwort’s Menagerie” and Tom Ward / Adam Fairhall Duo “Susurrus”.

Tom Ward - “Madwort’s Menagerie” and Tom Ward / Adam Fairhall Duo “Susurrus”.

Ian Mann enjoys the first two releases on multi-reed player, composer and improviser Tom Ward's Madwort micro-label.


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