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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

Sunday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 05/05/2019.

Sunday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 05/05/2019.

Ian Mann on performances by Vula Viel, Yazz Ahmed, David Sanborn, Hanna Paulsberg, Madeleine Peyroux and two exceptional 'Trios With A Twist', one from Cuba, the other from France.


Saturday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 04/05/2019.

Saturday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 04/05/2019.

Ian Mann on performances by Paris / Birmingham Jazz Exchange, Alfa Mist, John Surman's Brass Project, Dan Weiss & Starebaby, Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya, Vels Trio, Joshua Redman and Michael Formanek.


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