James Dowbiggin is a Canadian piano technician, keyboardist, and composer. Having studied music since age five, he strives for ideal sound in all musical ventures. Since completing his Hon. Bachelors of Music from Wilfrid Laurier University, James lives and works in Halifax, Nova Scotia, as piano tuner-technician for JD Piano Tech.
During his career, he has developed a voice influenced by a wide community of internationally diverse artists. With intrinsic interest in all forms of music, James has cultivated sonic dialects with numerous artists in a vast array of projects and streams. James has been involved musically in NUMUS, the Atlantic Music Festival, the International Society for Improvised Music, the Open Ears Festival, the Burlington Sound Of Music Festival, the Kultrun World Music Festival, the Waterloo Region Contemporary Music Sessions, and the Kitchener-Waterloo Kiwanis festival.
James is a synthesist-keyboardist for the Seagram Synth Ensemble (http://www.seagramsynthensemble.com). Their 2019 debut album No Moving Air is available on vinyl and all streamable platforms.