Dom PipkinGreen Note Ltd, The Basement Bar, NW1 7AN , [Venue Details]
DOM PIPKIN: One of Europe’s most authentic and spirited blues and jazz piano players
“The soul of New Orleans in the UK” Dom Pipkin is at the forefront of musicians keeping the classic New Orleans sound alive.
With fans ranging from Eric Bibb to Jamie Cullum and Hugh Laurie, Pipkin has played piano all over the world, sharing stages with Allen Toussaint, Dr John , Marcia Ball and Screamin’ Jay Hawkins. He has made countless radio and television appearances, and has worked with renowned artists from Pee Wee Ellis, Zigaboo Modeliste from the Meters, to Talking Head’s David Byrne. He played piano privately for the late film director Stanley Kubrick. When not performing solo or with his band The Ikos, Pipkin continues to tour with 90s trip hop stars Morcheeba, on whose album “Big Calm” he recorded keyboards.
Studying jazz at the Royal Academy of Music, Pipkin has gone on to perform at piano and blues festivals everywhere – he held a residency at London’s Ronnie Scott’s club, and has performed at the world-renown “Piano Night” in New Orleans, as well as at the prestigious “Booker Back Bar Sessions” at the Maple Leaf Bar, honouring the legacy of pianist James Booker. He also performed many live sessions around the release of “Bayou Maharajah”, including its world premiere in SXSW, Texas, the movie depicting the work of this exceptional musician.
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