Lyle Barton graduated with a First Class Jazz Bachelors w/ Honours and was awarded the concert recital diploma from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in 2017, where he studied under Jason Rebello, Malcolm Edmonstone, Barry Green & Laura Roberts.
Now working as a freelance jazz and session pianist, Lyle has regularly played and presented his own band at the highly esteemed Ronnie Scott's Jazz club - where he has been described as 'one of the UK’s leading jazz pianists' and a 'rising star’.
Lyle is a frequently called upon session musician, musical director, and recording artist, performing nationally and internationally at venues, festivals and TV/Radio broadcasts.
He has performed with a diverse range of talented artists including, Gary Bartz, Poppy Ajudha, Nubiyan Twist, Riz Ahmed, Maisha, ZFEX, Rosie Turton, Rae Morris, Ricky Martin, and is now working closely with Emma-Jean Thackray, Tertia May, Golden Mean, Sophie Faith, Free Movement Ensemble and 10:32.
Please drop me a line if you'd like to discuss bookings, session work, availability or lessons