Nat Bartsch & Luke Howard
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A double-bill tour featuring Australia's foremost post-classical pianist/composers
Pianist/composers Luke Howard and Nat Bartsch are at the forefront of the growing post-classical piano movement in Australia. Their beautiful original music draws influence from classical, electronic, film, minimalism and jazz and has had a powerful impact on people from all walks of life. For this special double bill tour, Luke and Nat each perform a set of their music, joining forces at the end for a special collaboration – blurring the lines of composition and improvisation, acoustic and electronic. This tour will celebrate the release of new music by both artists.
We are at a point where jazz can incorporate the crystalline, the pure and singing … This is exceptionally expressive, finely articulated playing.
John Clare, extempore
2-7 inputs for laptop
2 inputs for Nord
2 inputs for piano mics (to be supplied by venue)
1 input for piano pickup
1 announcement mic
Piano, and keyboard on stage.
A van or station wagon that can accommodate us along with a keyboard, Pelican case, luggage.
Audience & Marketing Notes
This double bill is for all music lovers, classical and otherwise. Our music reaches a wide music through streaming (Luke’s music has been streamed well over 50 million times) and has connected with audiences worldwide. We would love to share it with a regional audience.
- The present popularity of piano-based post-classical music along with Nat’s lullaby/mindfulness pivot are great selling points for this project. Luke and Nat both have record deals with albums coming out in the anticipated touring timeframe.
- We are available to do workshops with music students. Also, Nat has a lullaby show (which Luke plays in) which is suitable for parents and their young children.
All ages, family friendly