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Elliot Galvin is a London based Jazz pianist and composer. He graduated from Trinity Laban in 2014 with a BMus(Hons) in Jazz Piano and a Masters in Composition, winning the prestigious Gold Medal Competition. He was also named as one of 2013â€™s Yamaha Jazz scholars, as well as being awarded the Worshipful Company of Musicianâ€™s Silver medal award. He is the co-founder of the Chaos Collective, an organization and record label, with whom he won the Musicianâ€™s Benevolent Fundâ€™s development award, and a prolific sideman. In 2014 his trio was awarded the Musicianâ€™s Benevolent Fundâ€™s development award, and in 2014 they were announced as the winners of the 2014 European Young Jazz Artist of the Year Award in Germany, opening the Burghausen International Jazz Festival there. They released their debut album â€˜Dreamlandâ€™ in March 2014 to rave reviews, with the Guardian calling it â€œaudaciously accomplishedâ€. As a composer he is focused on doing collaborative work, and recently put on an interactive installation of live performance, sound sculptures and film at the Turner Contemporary Gallery, as part of their Summer of Colour. He has been commissioned by the Dance Company DIPTIK as part of the Resolution Festival at the Place, Choreographer Tony Thatcher, the London Jazz Festival, Match and Fuse Festival and many other notable festivals and ensembles.
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