While attending Yale University, Alexander Dubovoy and Eli Brown played in the quartet Newspeak. They are featured on its debut album Machinery of Night, recorded by 11-time Grammy-winner Jack Renner. After touring domestically and internationally, Newspeak put its work on hold after its older members graduated. Now, Dubovoy and Brown have moved to London and will be playing their first gig together in the UK at Map Studio Café. They will play improvised duo music, including old and new repertoire, as part of this reunion.
Alexander Dubovoy: Pianist, singer, and composer now based in London. He graduated from Yale University in May 2016 with a BA in History focusing on the Soviet Union. At Yale, he founded a successful student initiative to start a jazz program. He has played at top NY venues and toured internationally. His first solo album Portraits Drawn Without You was released over the summer and recorded by Grammy-winning recording engineer Jack Renner.
Eli Brown: Improviser/Composer/Conductor Eli Brown has led a diverse career spanning jazz, classical, and improvised/new music, exploring new modes of collaborative performance and concert theatre. Born and bred as a jazz pianist in Los Angeles, California, Eli is currently a student in the conducting department at Royal Academy of Music, while remaining active as a trumpet player focusing primarily on new and early music.
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