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Sat, 30 Apr


Live Lounge

Langtoun Jazz presents Helena Kay Duo

The fabulous Helena Kay on saxophone with Pete Johnstone on piano!!

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Langtoun Jazz presents Helena Kay Duo

Time & Location

30 Apr 2022, 20:00

Live Lounge, 9 Esplanade, Kirkcaldy KY1 1HR, UK

About the Event

Award winning tenor saxophonist Helena Kay grew up in Perth and came to attention in the Fife Youth Jazz Orchestra. She moved to London in 2012 to begin studying at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. In 2015 she won the Young Scottish Jazz Musician of the Year award, and in 2017 she won the Peter Whittingham Jazz Award which she used to record and release her debut album Moon Palace. Helena has played at many of the major Festivals and jazz venues across the UK. In Scotland, she has played with the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra and Paul Towndrow’s Keywork Orchestra.

Pete Johnstone was part of the first cohort to graduate from the RCS Jazz Course. He continued to a masters in Classical keyboard and is currently completing his Doctoral degree. He performs with Tommy Smith in his quartet and duo regularly and also with his own piano trio. He received the Young Scottish Jazz Musician of the Year award in 2012, a Yamaha Jazz scholarship in 2013 and recently a Gleneagles scholarship.

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