Heavysonic Solo Piano
  • Edinburgh Fringe

Julian Layn is a classical composer and pianist. His unique style of music can best be described as contemporary classical for piano solo with a romantic era harmonic structure underpinned by a heavy basso-continuo concept. He has released two full-length albums of his own compositions that were sound-engineered by Martin Pearson who has also engineered Keith Jarretts recent releases. Julian performed at last year's Piano City Milano (a festival under the patronage of Ludovico Einaudi) and a three-day concert series at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe at St Giles' Cathedral.

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