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James Banner is a double bass player, composer and educator based in Berlin and the UK.




Autumn 2019: New commission for Vanguard in Manchester (viola, bassoon, percussion) premiere April 2020. Upcoming shows with Jeff Williams and USINE in Berlin (see the dates)
August 2019: release of So It Turns by Rachel Sermanni – listen here
June 2019: Finished Concertino for Concert Band as part of Adopt A Composer 2018/2019. Premiere 6.10. at Saltaire, Ilkley. New music video from Rachel Sermanni (see above).
March 2019: recording and performing with Meschiya Lake – check the dates!
February 2019: on tour with USINE – check the dates!
November 2018: NEW RELEASE: WOOD / GUTS – Trio with Elias Stemeseder and Ugo Alunni. Available via Bandcamp from 22.11.18. Release concerts at Donau115 22.11. and at Bröhan Museum 6.12. (with Max Andrzejewski)

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