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Jazz Musician of the Day: Neil Cowley

Published: 2011-11-05
Neil Cowley All About Jazz is celebrating Neil Cowley's birthday today!

As a 10 year old child protege he performed a Shostakovich piano concerto to a full house at London’s Queen Elizabeth Hall. Having answered an ad in Melody Maker at 17, he entered the world of pop, and by 21 had performed to over 5,000 at the Royal Albert Hall. In 2002, Q Magazine described his music as “beautiful and delicate”, while The Independent on Sunday added “sweeping and epic”...As a 10 year old child protege he performed a Shostakovich piano concerto to a full house at London’s Queen Elizabeth Hall. Having answered an ad in Melody Maker at 17, he entered the world of pop, and by 21 had performed to over 5,000 at the Royal Albert Hall. In 2002, Q Magazine described his music as “beautiful and delicate”, while The Independent on Sunday added “sweeping and epic”... more

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