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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

New Generation Jazz - ‘Showcase Wales’, Brecon Jazz Club, The Muse Arts Centre, Brecon, 10/07/2018.

New Generation Jazz - ‘Showcase Wales’, Brecon Jazz Club, The Muse Arts Centre, Brecon, 10/07/2018.

Ian Mann enjoys an evening of original music played by students of the RWCMD in Cardiff with sets from Josh Heaton's Mouth of Words, Skeleton Leaf and the Norman Willmore Quintet.


Emulsion Festival VI, Day Two, Gateway Arts & Education Centre, Shrewsbury, 16/06/2018.

Emulsion Festival VI, Day Two, Gateway Arts & Education Centre, Shrewsbury, 16/06/2018.

Ian Mann enjoys this cross genre Festival founded by saxophonist Trish Clowes and featuring newly commissioned music from Nikki Iles and Robert Mitchell.


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