Born: December 6, 1955
HILL BRIGGS PRODUCER
Born in South Africa. He started playing music when he was 6 years old. He moved to England when he was 9 years old and was taught classical theory and modern music to the age of 16.
He started playing semi professionally at 14, playing with some of London's top Jazz musicians and started playing professionally at 16 as a session musician.
Keyboards, piano, Hammond organ, drums, percussion, bass, electric guitar, Spanish guitar, harmonica and saxophone.
He is a songwriter and has a catalogue of songs that have been released commercially including film and TV music IE. “Shebaz Greatest Treasures” Zanzibar production, Various works, Sony BMG....
Multi-instrumentalist Hill Briggs has just released his long awaited album “Don’t Stop me Now”, which features an array of critically acclaimed musicians and vocalists that makes this album deserving of top slot in the rack. Briggs has produced this album with such panache that you cannot help but feel a part of what he is trying to accomplish here. It’s almost a life's work of playing, writing and performing that makes you feel that you are a part of it and that it was written especially for you, the listener. It’s not the usual run of the mill jazz that you would expect from a musician of Briggs’ caliber, but more of a statement of commitment which takes multi-tasking to the extreme and that has a feel like a jazz/fusion genre all of its own. Briggs is a fine musician, a player’s player that shows in the accomplishments and execution of each individual track...