Bill Laurance Concerts
Bill Laurance is an exceptionally talented and accomplished musical artist known for his mesmerizing piano skills and captivating compositions. Born on April 2, 1981, in London, England, Laurance has made a significant impact on the contemporary jazz and fusion music scene.
Laurance's career began to flourish when he joined the renowned jazz collective, Snarky Puppy, in 2004. As a core member of the group, he contributed as a pianist and keyboardist while also showcasing his exceptional abilities as a composer. Snarky Puppy's album "Family Dinner - Volume One," which featured Laurance's composition "Lingus," won a Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance in 2014.
In addition to his work with Snarky Puppy, Laurance has released several solo albums that have garnered critical acclaim. His debut album, "Flint," was released in 2014 and showcased his unique blend of jazz, classical, and world music influences. He followed up with equally impressive albums like "Swift" (2015) and "Aftersun" (2016), further establishing himself as a force to be reckoned with in the contemporary jazz realm.
Laurance's style is characterized by intricate piano melodies intertwined with complex rhythms and harmonies. His compositions often exude a sense of adventure and exploration while maintaining a strong emotional core. With his virtuosic technique and impeccable improvisational skills, he effortlessly pushes the boundaries of traditional jazz.