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New Releases: collaborations w/Nostalgia 77 & Jerry David DeCicca

November 30th, 2017

I’m very pleased to announce the release of these two records on Impossible Ark Records. They are words apart (musically speaking), and have both been in the making over the last year or two. First up, is Machines of Loving Grace – which is a collaboration between myself, drummer Tim Giles and Benedic Lamdin (AKA […]




Duo concert w/Keith Tippett + other London Jazz Festival appearances

November 8th, 2017

  TIPPETT / BOURNE DUO –¬†NOVEMBER 10, KINGS PLACE, 19:30 It’s difficult to express how incredible it is to be making music with Keith Tippett. He is the reason I play the piano the way I do – and his music certainly shaped my early musical development whilst still at college. Fast forward twenty years(!), […]




Twenty-Seven Areas of Contention (for Basil Kirchin) + Sam

October 26th, 2017

for Basil Kirchin by Matthew Bourne     Way back in February, I was asked to take part in Mind on The Run: The Basil Kirchin Story – where I was commissioned by Serious to respond to Kirchin’s work in a solo setting of my choosing. Unsurprisingly, I chose to use the Lintronics Advanced Memorymoog, […]




New Project Live Debut: Nightports / Middleton Hall, Hull / October 12

October 2nd, 2017

  I’ve been working with Adam Martin and Mark Slater (AKA Nightports) in various educational settings over the years, but this is the first time that our collaborative endeavours as musicians / producers, has come to fruition. The Nightports Manifesto is a simple one: only the sounds of the featured musician can be used – […]




World Premier of Isotach, Platform, Glasgow // New Rehearsal Video

September 7th, 2017

Tomorrow is a rather special day: myself, along with violist Aby Vulliamy, and cellist Mick Bardon, will play live versions of material from Isotach,¬†at Platform, Glasgow. It’s the first time I’ve tried to represent something captured on recording so closely in a concert setting. Before we launch into this music for the very first time […]