His is one of the most recognised names in Hollywood. And as the eldest son of actor and director Clint Eastwood, jazz inevitably formed the soundtrack to Kyle Eastwood’s childhood.
Growing up listening to his dad’s record collection obviously did young Kyle no harm as he’s gone on to carve a respected niche for himself as a jazz performer and, inevitably, a film composer.
His work blends swing, groove and funk with more cinematic pieces. Jazz fans have the chance to hear Kyle play, as he and his band appear at Norwich Playhouse as part of the Norfolk and Norwich Festival.
“We’ll be playing quite a bit of music from my new CD, Songs From The Chateau, and some music from the last four or five CDs I’ve done,” he said.
We speak while Kyle is in London, preparing to play at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club. Concerts across the country will follow, before the band come to Norfolk.
“I always enjoy playing in the UK. I’ve always had great audiences here,” he added. ... read more