Keith Christopher Ingham, 5 February 1942, London, England. Ingham is a self-taught jazz pianist who turned professional in 1964. He played with artists including Sandy Brown and Bruce Turner. In 1974 he recorded in London with Bob Wilber and Bud Freeman and recorded two solo albums for EMI Records. In 1978 he moved to New York where he played with Benny Goodman and the Worlds Greatest Jazz Band. He became musical director and record producer for Susannah McCorkle, as well as recording with Maxine Sullivan, Hal Smith and Bobby Gordon. He works with guitarist Marty Grosz in various bands including the Orphan Newsboys in which they perform some of the lesser-known music of the 30s and 40s.
A hugely talented pianist, Ingham has charge of many forms of jazz piano, which he plays in a commanding manner. However, as an accompanist to singers, such as those named and Barbara Lea and Rebecca Kilgore, he provides delicate yet always swinging...