Classically trained composer, sought after collaborator and 5 times Grammy award-winning pianist Bill Laurance has built a career uniquely blending genres of music that seem to be at stylistic polar opposites with each other. Originally trained as a classical pianist, Laurance has been demonstrating his unique creativity and improvisation for many years as a founding member of Snarky Puppy.
“A Jazz Maestro” The Guardian
His diverse work includes advertising compositions for Apple, film soundtracks such as "Un Traductor" (2018) and collaborations with renowned ensembles such as the WDR Big Band and the Metropole Orkest. Most recently, he released the highly acclaimed album "Where You Wish You Were" (ACT Music) together with Michael League. His latest release "Affinity" is a tribute to the jazz pianist Bill Evans and shows Laurance's striving for individual interpretations, whereby the piano remains the unifying constant in his versatile work.