Tony Hymas

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Tony Hymas
Genres Progressive jazz
Occupation(s) Musician, composer
Instruments keyboards, Piano
Associated acts PhD, Jeff Beck, Stanley Clarke, Jack Bruce, Claude Debussy, Erik Satie

Anthony James Keith "Tony" Hymas [1] is an English keyboard player, pianist and composer.

ed Exeter Cathedral School

  Royal Academy of Music (pno w Harold Rubens)

co pianist Ballet Rambert

  London session player (
  John Dankworth Cleo Laine
  Jack Bruce Band
  Jeff Beck Group (w Simon Phillips & Mo Foster)
  PHD (w Jim Diamond)
  Beck Bozzio Hymas 
  The Lonely Bears (w Tony Coe Hughie Burns & Terry Bozzio)
  Michel Portal Minneapolis
  Ursus Minor

selected discography

  Cleo Laine live at Carnegie Hall
  Cleo Laine Charles Ives songs
  How's Tricks ? (J Bruce)
  There and Back (Jeff Beck)
  KPM Library albums
  PHD 'Is it safe ?'
  Flying Fortress (Disques Nato)
  Guitar Shop (Beck Bozzio Hymas)
  Oyate (Disques Nato)
  Remake of the American Dream
  Left for Dead
  Symphony (KPM records) : London Symphony Orchestra 
  3x Lonely Bears albums inc 'Injustice' & 'The Bears are running' 
  A Winter's Tale, Hope St MN, Blue Door (Pno trio albums)
  3x Ursus Minor albums : 'Zugzwang', 'Nucular', 'I will not take 'but' for an answer'
  'De L'origine du monde'
  'Chroniques de Resistance'
  'Tony Hymas joue Léo Ferré' (all Disques Nato)

compositions : (selected)

   The Original Mr Men tune 
   PHD songs w Jim Diamond inc 'I won't let you down' 
   Songs and pieces for most of the albums listed above
   Symphony (1995)
   Orchestral works incl: 
   Murray's Mountains, Hiroshige's Waterfall
   The Clock of the Long Now
   Romance de la Guardia Civile Espanola
   Many pieces for solo piano

repertoire : (selected)

   Debussy 12 Etudes
   Ives  Concord Sonata
   Rzewski, Janacek, Prokofiev, Ravel, Debussy (transcription of La Mer),Satie ---- 


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