“Greg Foat takes jazz to places where genres cease to matter and the music soars for the sake of it.”
Ian Rankin, author
Greg Foat is one of the UK’s leading jazz pianists, composers and music producers.
Greg’s worked with a diverse selection of musicians, including Bob Lind, Moses Boyd, Curtis Lundy, Rita Ora, Wendy James, Questlove and The Kooks. In recent years he’s recorded for Jazzman Records, Athens Of The North and Strut.
His latest release, “Feathers,” is a collaboration with legendary saxophonist Eero Koivistoinen and other esteemed Finnish musicians, blending precomposed and spontaneous tracks from October 2022. The album is available on the Jazzaggression label.
Kings Place – Friday, 10th November
Experience the enchanting sounds of Greg Foat and Gigi Masin’s collaborative LP “Dolphin” at Kings Place during the EFG London Jazz Festival 2023. This exclusive UK live premiere combines their mutual admiration and diverse influences, resulting in a sublime blend of kosmische, jazz, vintage soundtrack vibes, and ambient music.
With special guests on drums and bass, the melodies of Masin’s electric piano and Foat’s grand piano intertwine seamlessly, accompanied by honey-like grooves and warm synths.
Don’t miss this extraordinary musical journey into a tranquil, balmy sundown realm of peace. Doors open at 8pm on Friday, 10th November. Tickets are available through the Kings Place website.
Door Into Summer
Performed by Greg Foat & DR Big Band
Conductor: Miho Hazama
Recorded in DR Koncerthuset, Copenhagen, March 2022