Miss K & the KOs

Brendan is co-writer, producer and keyboardist for originals soul band, Miss K & the KOs.

Formed in London in 2012 by singer Simone Kaye, drummer John Blackburn and piano player Brendan Dowse, Miss K & the KOs are forging a sound that takes you back to the old school soul days mixed with acid jazz and Motown.


Influences such as Stevie wonder, Jill Scott and the Brand New Heavies are featured heavily in their songs and they have already completed their first EP, to be released early in 2015.

They have headlined at Ronnie Scotts Bar, and performed at the Troubadour, Zigrid von Underbelly and the Bedford.

www.misskandthekos.com

 

LONDON VOCAL PROJECT

Brendan is a founder member of the London Vocal Project, a jazz, groove and contemporary music choir, since 2008.

As part of the ensemble, Brendan has performed alongside Bobby McFerrin, Sir John Dankworth & Cleo Laine, Kenny Wheeler and many more British jazz musicians, in venues including Ronnie Scotts, Royal Festival Hall, the 606 Club, the Barbican and the Royal Albert Hall.

The group's first recording, Mirrors, with Kenny Wheeler and Norma Winstone, was release in 2013.

The choir also has an active community and education programme.

www.londonvocalproject.com

 

CELEBRATING BOND

Brendan is pianist for Celebrating Bond, a show featuring a 10 piece band performing classic songs from the James Bond movies.

Gigs include regular appearances at the Hippodrome Casino, London.