Oli Silk

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Oli Silk (born on 7 March 1979 in London,UK) is a British smooth jazz keyboardist, Producer and Composer.

Oli began playing the keyboards at age 11. In the late 1990s, he teamed up with college friend Danny Sugar and they released two albums under the name Sugar and Silk.

In 2006, Oli made his debut at the Catalina Island JazzTrax Festival, and later that year he was named 'Debut Artist of the Year' by Smooth Jazz News magazine and Art Good's Jazztrax.com. Also in that year, his song "Easy Does It" hit No. 19 on Billboard’s R&R Smooth Jazz chart.

In 2009 his song "Chill Or Be Chilled" reached No. 3 on Billboard's R&R Smooth Jazz chart, and No. 5 on Billboard's Top Smooth Jazz Songs 2009 chart.


In January 2014 Oli's song "At Your Service (feat. Julian Vaughn) reached Number 1 position in Billboard's Smooth Jazz chart

Oli has also been nominated for "International Artist Of The Year 2010" by the American Smooth Jazz Awards.


Oli frequently tours the USA with his own band, and as keyboardist for many other Jazz artists including The Sax Pack, Jackiem Joyner, Cindy Bradley, Peter White, Marc Antoine and Chuck Loeb. He also tours Europe with pop vocalist Anastacia, playing keyboards as part of her band.

Oli currently presents a weekly internet radio show on Mondays @ 7pm EST/4pm PST (12am Tuesday GMT) on SmoothJazz24-7.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2006 So Many Ways Oli Silk 1
2008 The Limit's the Sky Oli Silk 1
2010 All We Need Oli Silk 1
2013 Razor Sharp Brit Oli Silk 1

Other

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
Electrosonic Oli Silk & Peter Boyes 1

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