Julian Layn is a classical composer and pianist. His unique form of music is threading a romantic-era harmonic structure underpinned by a heavy basso-continuo-concept. Besides scoring his compositions for ensembles and orchestras he tours Europe with “The Julian Layn Project” that brings rock-alt classical, Julian's genre defining form of 21st century classical music via sound-designed and amplified classical instruments to a broader audience including music venues and rock clubs.
Julian has released two full-length albums of his own compositions that were sound engineered by Martin Pearson, the sound engineer of Keith Jarrett's recent releases. His albums are available on all major platforms, which is Apple Music/iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, Amazon, etc.
"...there is a bravura and intensity to his musical performance that is both immediate and memorable..." by Sean Rourke, Artistic Director Arts for Life Festival Edinburgh
"...the talent this man has is mind-blowing..." by Rose Paul, St Pauls Lifestyle Magazine
"...in a symphony without symphonicians, bound to the primeval-instrument of Prokovjew, the piano." by Frank Körber, Publiker Magazine