Paul Edis

Paul Edis is a pianist and composer who has toured the UK playing at some of the most prestigious venues and festivals. He has performed alongside Jon Faddis, Greg Abate, Tim Garland, Iain Ballamy and Alan Barnes. He has released three albums of his own compositions to date, including There Will Be Time (2012), Not Like Me (2013) and Mr Hipster (2014).
Brilliant young pianist Alyn Shipton, The Guardian

A new voice in jazz...a real jazz composer...a very thoughtful improviser Andy Hamilton, Jazz Journal

A skilled composer as well as a fine pianist...a player of immense promise Ian Mann, The JazzMan

You have a nice touch on the piano and some tasty voicings! Yum! Iain Ballamy

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PhD, MA, Bmus (Hons) Paul has proven his ability and passion as an educator in both group and one to one teaching situations. He currently teaches a module in Aural Perception at York University, he is a jazz piano tutor for the Sage Gateshead 'Young Musician Program' as well as giving private lessons to pupils of all ability and ages, including students from Durham University. He has been a woodwind and keyboard peripatetic tutor for Sunderland Council for over 4 years, he has worked for Gateshead, Durham and Northampton Councils giving workshops on Composition for pop music, silent films, singing and performance technique.

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