Nigel Ipinson

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Nigel Ipinson
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Background information
Birth name Nigel Ipinson-Fleming
Born 1970
Liverpool, England
Genres Pop, rock, jazz
Occupation(s) Keyboardist
Instruments Keyboard, Piano
Associated acts The Stone Roses, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

Nigel Ipinson-Fleming (born 1970, Liverpool, England) is a British keyboardist and pastor. He has played, written and produced for several bands including Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) and The Stone Roses.[1]

Career[edit]

Ipinson-Fleming started playing piano when he was 3.[1] He first appeared in the group Juvenile Jazz, which won a 1987 BBC TV talent contest on Saturday Superstore called "Search for a Superstar", and issued a self-titled album the same year. Ipinson later played on the Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark albums Sugar Tax (1991) and Liberator (1993), and co-wrote the band's 1996 single, "Walking on the Milky Way".

Ipinson-Fleming assisted The Stone Roses as keyboardist throughout the band's Second Coming Tour of 1995 as well as on festival gigs in the summer of 1996, and appeared on some studio recordings by the group. Ipinson wrote songs for former Stone Roses singer Ian Brown, and also played on other tracks from the singer's debut album Unfinished Monkey Business (1998).

In 1999, Ipinson-Fleming became the Managing Director of Music and Message, a multimedia solutions company. He has also performed and written for Hot Chocolate and The Gospel Music Workshop of America,[2] and has worked with many education bodies including St Mary Redcliffe School, Bristol Cathedral School, The Cabot Learning Federation, and Christchurch School Clifton.[2]

Ipinson-Fleming is the director of UK Churches and Garage Gospel and also pastors a church community in South Wales.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Meet Nigel". Garage Gospel. Archived from the original on August 23, 2014. Retrieved 28 November 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Mr Nigel Ipinson-Fleming - MusicTeachers.co.uk". musicteachers.co.uk. Retrieved 28 November 2015.