Unnatural Events

by Tom Millar

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    releases September 15, 2017

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03:58
2.
The Seafarer
3.
4.
Power Chord Thing
5.
Choro
6.
Inversnaid
7.
Woad
8.
Park Hill

about

Pianist and composer Tom Millar will be releasing his debut album, Unnatural Events, on SPARK! Label in 2017. After studying music at King’s College, Cambridge, and jazz at the Royal Academy of Music, London, he has received plaudits and awards from musicians and arts bodies including an Emerging Excellence Award from Help Musicians UK, the Jazz Services Recording Support Scheme and a successful crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter.

Having recently played the opening residency at Quincy Jones’ first jazz club, Q’s bar, at the Palazzo Versace, Dubai, Tom’s performing credits also include touring the UK with the Lyric Ensemble (performing the music of the late Michael Garrick); the Ollie Howell Quintet; the Duncan Eagles Quartet; and albums with the Tom Smith Septet and Andrew Linham Big Band. He has played in the USA, Europe and Qatar, including a tour of Switzerland with blues star Philipp Fankhauser and singer Margie Evans from Shreveport, Louisiana.


beautifully articulated piano lines … Millar's percussive composition 'Rain in Rio' [was] an audience favourite' Jazzwise

'Ambitious young band … exploring sophisticated original material’ Time Out, London

'Tom's music is full of strong melodies, quirky rhythmic hooks and unusual forms’ Londonjazznews.com

'Finely crafted tunes and thoughtful improvisations' Tim Whitehead

credits

releases September 15, 2017

Tom Millar - Piano & Compositions
Alex Munk - Guitar
Misha Mullov-Abbado - Bass
Mike Clowes - Drums
Alice Zawadzki - Vocals


Produced by Tom Millar
Recorded by Alex Killpartrick at Giant Wafer Studios, Wales, 30-31st March 2015
Mixed by Alex Killpartrick, Apr-Aug 2015
Mastered by Donal Whelan at Hafod Mastering, Dec 2015

Artwork and design by Catia Lanfranchi
Photographs by Aga Tomaszek

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