Kit Downes is a BBC Jazz Award winner and Mercury Music Award nominee

He has toured the world playing piano, church organ and harmonium with his own bands (ENEMY, Troyka, Elt and Vyamanikal) as well as artists including Squarepusher, Thomas Strønen, Aidan O'Rourke and Django Bates.

He has written commissions for Cheltenham Music Festival, London Contemporary Orchestra, Stavanger Konserthus, ReWire Festival, Scottish Ensemble, Cologne Philharmonie, BBC Radio 3 and the Wellcome Trust, as well as collaborating with film-makers, video game developers and classical composers.