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).
"A refreshing new slant on the concept of the church organ / saxophone duo."
"Despite its relative brevity this recording contains some of the best and most effective music that Downes and Challenger have produced in this format. "
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
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.
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.