Artist/ James Holt

Manchester, United Kingdom

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James Holt

Brian Eno - NOISE Curators Choice / Singer/Songwriter / Plays piano guitar and cello

introduction

Brian Eno NOISE 2014 Curators Choice - 'Whatever Happened to John?': "Brisk, funny, exciting. Great drumming. This track feels fresh and exciting to listen to" - Brian Eno. I'm a Singer/Songwriter, composer and musician constantly searching for new sounds and writing new music. www.jamesholtmusic.com

www.jamesholtmusic.com www.soundcloud.com/jamesholtmusic www.youtube.com/jamesholtartist www.facebook.com/jamesholtmusic www.twitter.com/jamesholtmusic jamesholt1@sky.com James Holt is a 21 year old singer/songwriter from Manchester, and has just graduated from the University of Salford with a First Class BA Honours Degree in Music, majoring in composition and arrangement. His future plans are for a MA in Music Composition at Salford University. James plays piano, guitar and cello, and also sings. He has a love of composing and arranging and a desire to write lyrical songs in many styles. He records and writes all his own music and is inspired by The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Radiohead, Miles Davies and Bill Evans. Having recently had radio plays on BBC Manchester and BBC Lancashire through their 'Introducing' pages and has also been featured on 'Fresh On the Net', he is keen to expand and experiment further musically and is back in his studio writing and recording, as well as performing live, which he enjoys.

What's Happening

Noise Achievement

09/09/2014 - 09/09/2014

NOISE Curator Choice chosen by Brian Eno

Education / Qualifications

09/26/2014 - Present

University of Salford

Qualification:

Currently studying MA: Composition

Location:

Salford, Manchester

Currently studying MA Composition at the University of Salford.

Skill

Play Piano, Guitar and Cello

Skill

Composer

Compose from Classical to Jazz to Singer/Songwriter. Produce my own demos. Work used in student films. 

Enterprise - Music Events

12/20/2013

Kings of Motown Charity Event for Musicians Without Borders

Role:

Co-ordinator/Piano Player/Arranger

awards_experience

Derek Scott Composition Award

Where from:

University of Salford

Showcase

Live From Worktown Anthology 2014 (Poem Anthology)

Role:

Contributor

Location:

Bolton

Showcase

Strawberry Fields Festival 2014

Role:

Performer

Location:

Strawberry Fields Festival, Leichestershire

I played several festivals this year and looking for more for 2015.

Skill

Experienced Musician

Skill

Record and Produce All My Own Music

Skill

Excellent Live Performer

Play concerts regularly and looking for more gigs to perfect this skill further.

Education / Qualifications

09/22/2011 - 07/17/2014

University of Salford

Qualification:

BA Music - 1st Class Honours

Location:

Salford, Manchester

Majored in Composition and Arranging.

Employment

04/01/2013 - Present

Rock It!

Location:

Bolton

Music leader at a youth community project which helps young musicians get into bands and mentors them to create their own music, produce recording and creates opportunities to perform at live events.
http://www.rockitbolton.com

Tears Arent Enough
Isolation
He Fell from a Great Height
Rounded By Sleep Alternate
Alone Again and Always

Employment

Singer/Songwriter

Wanderlust
Mississippi Burning

KeyFact

Curators Choice - Brian Eno

KeyFact

Singer/Songwriter

KeyFact

Musician

KeyFact

Dream Job

Professional Singer/Songwriter

Work Availability

Available for

Part-Time, Consulting, Freelance, Internship/ Work Experience, Commission / One-off