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Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: May 4, 1981    

Jamie started playing classical piano at age 6. Such a rigid musical environment quickly frustrated him and he started experimenting with improvising and composing his own music. He played a concert of his own piano compositions in school aged 11, and found that challenging himself not to rely on someone else to write the music for him was exciting and satisfying.

Improvising is a key element of Jamie’s 'musical conception'. Knowing exactly what you’re going to play when you go on stage or hit the recording studio is, for him, uninticing. Nothing can compare with the exhilaration of making music up on the spot....
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    Kinesis

    Self Produced
    2014
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Kinesis

Self Produced (2014)

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On Kinesis EP:

“Modern, contemporary … a very listenable solo jazz piano EP.” – Bebop Spoken Here

“[Jamie has] got a nice sense of structure … each piece is tight and the EP never lacks momentum.” - Improvised blog

On Attic EP:

“A composer, arranger and Hammondista with a very big future if [Attic] is anything to go by.” - Rootdown FM

“A well focused EP... a downtempo groove that you’ll want to keep coming back to.” - JazzWrap

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