Dr Kevin David Field

DMA, PGDipMus, LTCL

Biography

Pianist and composer Kevin Field has collaborated with some of the top international names in jazz including Mike Moreno, Nir Felder, James Muller, Matt Penman, Orlando le Fleming, Nate Wood, and Obed Calvaire.  Kevin’s distinctive approach to jazz harmony is probably the most recognizable element in his playing and compositions. Already a well-known name to jazz audiences,  Kevin has performed concerts in the UK, USA, Australia and New Zealand and has featured on over 30 albums including five that have achieved award winning status.  He has also released two albums on the prestigious Warner Music record label.   A prolific composer, Kevin’s compositions have been broadcast in Australia, Great Britain, Ireland, USA, Denmark, Netherlands, Singapore, Japan, Norway, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria, Israel and Czech Republic.

Research | Current

  • Jazz Performance
  • Jazz Composition
  • Tension and Release relating to jazz harmony and rhythm

Teaching | Current

  • Jazz Piano
  • Jazz Ensembles
  • Jazz Composition

Postgraduate supervision

  • Jazz Piano
  • Jazz Composition

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Field, K., Manins, R., Holland, O., & Samsom, R. Dog, 1/4/2014. [CD], (72:46), , Commissioning body: University of Auckland, Rattle Records
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ron Samsom, Olivier Holland, Roger Manins
  • Field, K. D., & Nabouta, B. (2012). Kevin Field: Field of Vision [Compact disc] NEw Zealand: Warner Music New Zealand. http://itunes.apple.com/nz/album/need-you-feat.-bex-nabouta/id482486165.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/18052
  • Field, K. D., Holland, O. S., & Samsom, R. (2011). Irony: FSH Trio [Compact disc] [CD (RAT-J-1001)] Rattle Records. Rat-J-1001. Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/17529

Contact details

Primary office location

KENNETH MYERS CENTRE - Bldg 820
Level 1, Room 104
74 SHORTLAND ST
AUCKLAND CENTRAL
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

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