Dr Matthew Bourne

Principal Lecturer: Jazz, MA Music

Matthew Bourne


Job Title: Principal Lecturer

Courses Taught: BA (Hons) Music (Jazz), MA Music

Specialisms: Piano, Improvisation, Synthesisers, Composition

Matthew Bourne is a recipient of numerous awards and accolades, and possesses an inventive and unique artistic approach for bringing infirm pianos back to life in Songs From A Lost Piano, collaborating with classical musicians of the London Sinfonietta in Written/Unwritten, the acclaimed solo piano album, Montauk Variations; and reinterpretations of Amon Tobin’s work for Ninja Tune.

Other projects include Radioland; a live reworking of Kraftwerk’s Radio-Activity album (in collaboration with Franck Vigroux & Antoine Schmitt), solo synthesiser album moogmemory; and Isotach, Bourne’s latest piano & cello album for The Leaf Label. Bourne’s work has appeared on compilations by Bonobo and Hot Chip, and featured in Paolo Sorentino’s lastest film LORO. Bourne’s current musical focus as a collaborator has been with Keeley Forsyth (on her debut album, Debris); and recording and performing a series of two-piano concerts with the late Keith Tippett.

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