Django Leon BATES

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1960-10-02
Education Ilea Centre for Young Musicians, Morley Coll
Publications N/A
Recreations beer, reading
Clubs N/A
Style Django Bates, Esq
Career jazz keyboard player and composer; band leader: Human Chain (originally Humans) 1980-, Delightful Precipice 1991-, Stormchaser 2005-; resident composer: Copenhagen 1996, Harrogate Int Festival 1997; prof in Rhythmic Music Rhythmic Music Conservatory (RMC) Copenhagen 2005-; performed in numerous countries incl: Japan, China, USA, India; artistic dir Fuse Festival Leeds 2004; assoc in music London Coll of Music, Hon RAM 2000, fell Leeds Coll of Music (FLCM) 2005; >ir< incl: What it's like to be alive (piano concerto for Joanna MacGregor) 1996, Out There (music theatre prodn) 1993, Jazz from Hell (orchestration) 2003, Umpteenth Violin Concerto 2004, commissions for Köln WDR Orch, London Sinfonietta; >ir< incl: Music for the third policeman 1990, Summer Fruits (and unrest) 1993, Autumn Fires (and green shoots) 1994, Winter Truce (and homes blaze) 1995, Good Evening...here is the news 1996, Like Life 1998, Quiet Nights 1998, You Live and Learn...(apparently) 2004; >ir< Young Professional Musician of the Year Wavendon All Music 1987, Best UK Composer Wire Magazine 1987 and 1990, Best Band Wire Magazine 1989 (for Loose Tubes), Bobby Jaspar Prize French Academie du Jazz 1994, Danish Jazzpar Prize 1997
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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