ONE of Europe’s most spirited blues and jazz piano players will be rounding off this year’s Jazz at the Bonded Warehouse sessions in Stourbridge.
Dom Pipkin will be putting on a Blues and Boogie Christmas Special at the canalside venue on Friday December 13.
The evening, which promises to be a rollercoaster ride of jazz, blues and soul, some astonishing stories and breathtaking piano playing, starts at 7.45pm.
Check out www.jazzbw.org.uk for more details.
The evening marks Pipkin’s return to the venue after sold out visit in 2017.
With fans ranging from Jonathan Ross and Hugh Laurie to David Arnold and Jamie Cullum, Pipkin travels the world as keyboard player with trip-hop pioneers Morcheeba; he was musical director for Paloma Faith, and has played for Paul Weller, Laura Mvula, Ray Davies, Pee Wee Ellis and John Newman to name a few.
He has performed at the Jazz and Heritage Festival at the world famous New Orleans Piano Night, and alongside its musical legends Allen Toussaint, Lilian Boutte, Jon Cleary, Ellis Marsalis and Marcia Ball.He has also supported Dr John, Screamin’ Jay Hawkins and the Blind Boys of Alabama, and performed for film director Stanley Kubrik.
His piano skills have taken him all over America and Europe – and he headlined the UK Boogie Woogie festival in 2019 and is set to headline the Steinway Piano Festival in London in 2020.