|Birth name||Julian Raphael Nathaniel Joseph|
|Born||11 May 1966|
London, United Kingdom
|Occupation(s)||Musician, composer, arranger, broadcaster|
Julian Raphael Nathaniel Joseph (born 11 May 1966) is a British jazz pianist, bandleader, composer, arranger, and broadcaster.
Joseph was born in London and attended Spencer Park School in Wandsworth.He has worked solo, in his big band, trio, quartet, forum project band or electric band.
Joseph works in both contemporary and traditional situations with his music. He is also active in jazz education helping to form the jazz syllabus for the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music in Great Britain.
Starting with his first album The Language of Truth in 1991,Joseph has six albums, one single, and one soundtrack to his credit, and has focused on live performance, composing, broadcasting and teaching. He performed at the 2003 London Jazz Festival and also hosts several radio shows on BBC Radio 3, including Jazz Line-up and Jazz Legends. He has also made two jazz television series for Meridian, a jazz series for Sky TV's Artsworld Channel and the documentary A Festival of Jazz Piano (2006) for BBC Television in Wales directed by Celia Lowenstein.
In September 2010, Joseph was interviewed by Bruce Lindsay, a jazz critic from All About Jazz, who wrote: "Julian Joseph is something of a jazz master of all trades."October that year, Joseph was presented with a BASCA Gold Badge Award in merit for his unique contribution to music.
Joseph founded the Julian Joseph Jazz Academy in January 2013 in London.The Academy encourages young musicians in the development of jazz technique and understanding. Tutors include Tony Kofi and Byron Wallen.
Joseph is also a trustee and vice-president of the National Youth Jazz Collective.
In the 2018 Queen's Birthday Honours list he was appointed an OBE for services to music.
|1991||The Language of Truth||East West||With Jean Toussaint (tenor sax), Alec Dankworth (bass), Mark Mondesir (drums), Sharon Musgrave (vocals)|
|1994?||Reality||East West||With Peter King (alto sax), Jean Toussaint (tenor sax), Charnett Moffett and Wayne Batchelor (bass), Mark Mondesir (drums)|
|1994||In Concert at the Wigmore Hall||East West||With Eddie Daniels (clarinet), Johnny Griffin (tenor sax), Jason Rebello (piano), Alec Dankworth (bass); in concert|
|1996?||Universal Traveller||East West||With Reginald Veal (bass), Mark Mondesir (drums)|
|2009?||Dance of the Three Legged Elephants||Signum||Duo, co-led with Matthew Barley (cello)|
|2011?||Julian Joseph Live at the Vortex in London||ASC||Solo piano; in concert|
|1991||Guy Barker||Isn't It?|
|2004||Billy Cobham||Art of Five|
|2002||George Coleman||Blues Inside Out|
|1994||Chico Freeman||The Unspoken Word|
|2005||Emilíana Torrini||Fisherman's Woman|
|1999||Don Braden||Fire Within|
|1998||Adam F||Music in My Mind|
|1996||Jean Toussaint||Nazaire Who's Blues|
|1992||Courtney Pine||Closer to Home|
|1992||Courtney Pine||To the Eyes of Creation|
|1988||Courtney Pine||Destiny's Song + the Image of Pursuance|
|1986||Courtney Pine||Journey to the Urge Within|
|1990||Steve Williamson||A Waltz for Grace|
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