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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 Wall2Wall Jazz Festival, Market Hall, Abergavenny, 02/09/2018.

Sunday at Wall2Wall Jazz Festival, Market Hall, Abergavenny, 02/09/2018.

Ian Mann enjoys the Jazz Alley and Charity Swing Party events at the Market Hall with performances by Wonderbrass, Tarion, Rebelinx and The Electric Swing Circus.


Saturday at Wall2Wall Jazz Festival, Melville Centre, Abergavenny, 01/09/2018.

Saturday at Wall2Wall Jazz Festival, Melville Centre, Abergavenny, 01/09/2018.

Ian Mann on a day of superb jazz with concert performances from bands led by Daniel Newberry, Alison Rayner, Ben Holder, Rachel Sutton and Tony Kofi plus interval music from Dave Jones and friends.


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