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Simon McKechnie

Simon McKechnie
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England
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Simon McKechnie (pronounced Makeknee) is a composer, arranger and musician based in London, UK. He has written for BBC television, classical ensembles Golden Section and The Society of Strange and Ancient Instruments, and written arrangements for Roberto Pla's Latin Jazz Orchestra. He was the founder, leader and composer of the music for the jazz fusion group Azul.
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http://www.simonmckechnie.com
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Releases on file (4)
Simon McKechnie — From My Head to My Feet Simon McKechnie — From My Head to My Feet
(Voyager 5, 2016, CD)
Simon McKechnie — Newton's Alchemy Simon McKechnie — Newton's Alchemy
(Voyager 4, 2014, CD)
Simon McKechnie — Clocks and Dark Clouds Simon McKechnie — Clocks and Dark Clouds
((Not on label) no#, 2013, CD)
Simon McKechnie — London Reborn Simon McKechnie — London Reborn
((Not on label) no#, 2011, CD)

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