Mark opened the very first Technics Music Academy at Allegro Music in 1993. Mark had worked inside the firm whilst studying for a computer HNC at the Anglia Polytechnic University. In addition to this he was also providing private keyboard and piano tuition in the Braintree, Chelmsford and Colchester area and performing as solo and band Keyboard player in a function band called "Krackers".
After gaining the HNC computer qualification the opportunity of running a Technics Music Academy was presented by Allegro Music and was setup for business in June 1993. The Academy had grown from no students to a staggering 450+. This made the Westcliff TMA the largest in Essex.
This success has lead to the expansion of the Academy, hence the opening of the Westcliff Music Academy on Saturday 6th November 2004.
Chris Kibble is a pianist, arranger, composer and tutor of eclectic abilities who has recorded, toured Europe and the Far East with many bands and artists in the jazz field, including.
Terry Callier, Chicago singer songwriter performing at Ronnie Scotts, Glastonbury, Blue note clubs Japan, Milan, Singapore Jazz festival, Jazz cafe , QEH London. Robin Jones King Salsa and Robin Jones Latin Jazz Septet, Ronnie Scotts, 606 Club
London, Pori and Malta jazz festivals. And Snowboy and the Latin Section, Charlotte Glasson, Digby Fairweather, Geno
Washington, Don Rendell, Pucho and the Latin section amongst many others.
As composer since 2017 Chris has been a writer for Goldleaf Music Library and to date has original music on seven albums.
As Singer songwriter Chris has released two solo albums of rock/blues originals playing guitar, bass, keys, piano, vocals, BV’s
The Lucky House Number 13 Drums Adam Riley. 2012
Life Is Not A Virtual Thing. Drums Marc Cecil. 2015
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