"The natural evolution of contemporary instrumental music. Flawless"
"No doubting Laurance’s creativity as a very unusual kind of world musician"
- The Guardian
• Currently has over 21,000 followers on Facebook and over 22,500 followers on Instagram.
• 2017 Grammy win for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album for the album Culcha Vulcha, as a member of Snarky Puppy
• 2016 Grammy win for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album for the album Sylva, as a member of Snarky Puppy
• 2014 Grammy Award Winner for Best R&B Performance (Snarky Puppy with Lalah Hathaway)
• Currently has 19,800 Facebook likes and 19,000 Instagram followers.
"It’s a personal exploration. I'm discovering my own voice, my own sound all the time", explains Bill Laurance. "I get a kick out of that journey.”
That journey has led Three-time Grammy Winner, Laurance, an English native currently living in London, across the globe and through a myriad of award-winning musical projects. A world-renowned multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer dubbed a “jazz maestro” by The Guardian.
On his own, Laurance, a professional musician since the age of 14, has performed with an array of musical talents including Morcheeba, David Crosby, Salif Keita, Bobby McFerrin, Susana Baca, Laura Mvula, Musiq SoulChild and the Metropole Orchestra. Laurance is also a founding member of Snarky Puppy, the Grammy-winning collective phenomenon.
He’s worked with several world-famous dance companies, including Alvin Ailey, Ballet Rambert, Matthew Bourne's Adventures in Motion Pictures, Phoenix Dance, Northern Ballet Theatre and the English National Ballet. Laurance is also Artist in Residence at the world-famous Morley College of Music in London.
2018 promises to be an extremely busy and varied year for Bill. His film soundtrack for the independent film, Un Traductor, premiered at the 2018 Sundance Festival. Bill appeared at the GroundUp Festival in Miami, was part of the sell out North American tour with Snarky Puppy and is currently recording and mixing his next album in New York. This album is piano and electronics based and will be released later in the year. There will be worldwide touring with this solo project, as well as with his group and special one-off performances as a special guest.
Click Here to watch a montage from Bill’s Kings Place solo show debut.