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Andy Milne

Primary Instrument: Piano

Andy Milne

Toronto native Andy Milne draws inspiration from various forms of music, politics, philosophy, comedy, and science fiction. Some of his musical influences include Thelonious Monk, Art Tatum, Herbie Nichols, Bela Bartok, Joni Mitchell and Stevie Wonder. A recipient of the New Works commission and the French-America Jazz Exchange grants from Chamber Music America in 2006, and voted “Rising Star Keyboardist” by Down Beat Magazine in 2004, Milne is one of the most important and respected voices in jazz today. His highly recognizable group Dapp Theory blends funk, hip-hop and jazz with seamless precision. Their current release, Layers of Chance [ObliqSound/Contrology], released in 2008, features fresh compositions by Milne that blend various instrumental textures, infectious grooves, layered with lush harmonies and poignant lyrics....
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Awards

Chamber Music America/French America Commission - 2007 Chamber Music America "New Works" - 2006
  • Where Is Pannonica?

    Songlines Recordings
    2009
  • Dreams and False Alarms

    Songlines Recordings
    2007

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Primary Instrument:
Piano

Location:
Brooklyn, NY

Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.

Credentials/Background:
New School University New York University School For Improvisational Music The Banff Centre

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