kit downes


Hare and Hounds, Kings Heath, Birmingham UK 30-1-2014 Troyka play an intense hybrid of funk-strewn jazz rock with a bluesy edge and a hefty dose of electronica. On Thursday night they returned to the Hare exactly a year to the… Read More ›

CD review: Kit Downes

Light From Old Stars (Basho Records SRCD42-2) This disc shares the same instrumentation as the pianist’s last disc, Quiet Tiger, which despite its Trio claim on the cover was in fact mainly a quintet affair. But whereas the addition of… Read More ›

CD review: Troyka

Moxxy (Edition Records) Not to be confused with the ’60s Canadian rock band of the same name, this trio of guitarist Chris Montague with Joshua Blackmore on drums and Kit Downes on keyboards goes from strength to strength, with this… Read More ›