ROX - MY BABY LEFT ME (BBC RADIO 1EXTRA live)
Band Musical Director(MD)/ live arrangement
Performance - Piano/ keys
JACK PACK - LIGHT MY FIRE
Production arrangements (various instruments) / Recording - Guitar
ROX - CRAZY (LIVE - BBC Special) - Audio
Version Arrangement / String arrangement/ Band Musical Director (MD)
Performance - Piano
ROX - CRAZY (LIVE) - TV SHOW TARATATA(France)
Band Musical Director / Arrangement
Performance - Keyboards
ROX - I DONT BELIEVE (LIVE RADIO SESSION)
Performance - Keyboards
Band Musical Director / Live arrangements
Latin Grammy award winning writer Kiris Houston is a multi-instrumentalist, writer, performer, band MD, producer/ arranger based in London, UK. His work covers a wide range of musical styles in various guises. Kiris Houston has recorded and/or written on 6 platinum selling albums and 1 mercury music prize nominated album, devoting most of his time between the studio and the stage. In the studio he is currently busy collaborating on new material with a few first class writers/ producers. Current and future releases include work for Little Mix’s new album and Olly Murs new album. He has performed with and musically directed many upcoming and established UK and international artists including Ben’s Brother, Rox, Estelle, Saravah Soul. His diverse studio and session work has also included work for TMS, Futurecut, Disciples, Duvall, Jess Glynne, Ella Eyre, Kelly Clarkson, Swedish House Mafia and TV work including BBC, Channel 4 and ITV. See full credits below.
Born/childhood in Papua New Guinea, Kiris Houston ‘s international background continued later, living and working in different countries from the South Pacific to South America in recent years. Completely self-taught with a wide range of influences, main instruments include piano/keys, guitars, bass, programming, harmonica, ukulele family, harp (autoharp). He has a mobile home studio setup for “offsite” studio work.
Aside from live and studio projects, other work includes incidental music for Channel 4, Tiger Aspect and advert music including Espirit and HP.
Kiris Houston continues to do youth mentoring work and work with special needs young adults through different organisations including The Anna Freud centre.
Little Mix – writing/ recording / live performance
Olly Murs – recording/ writing.
Jess Glynne – recording (New Album)
Ella Eyre – recording (New Album)
Swedish House Mafia (Steve Angello/ Sebastian ingrosso) – recording (various)
Sigma/ Labrinth – recording
X Factor – live performance (backing) / recording (backing tracks)
Jocelyn Brown – live performance / writing/ recording
Fleur East – recording (New Album)
Saravah Soul – founder/ writing/ production/ live performance
Kelly Clarkson – recording (remix work)
Michael Canitrot – writing / recording/ production / arranging
Miss Hoodoo & The Delta Boys – founding member/ writing/ recording/ live performance.
Disciples – recording (New Album)
Ella Henderson – recording / writing
Jack Pack – writing / recording (New Album)
Ben’s Brother – band member / recording/ live performance
Tara McDonald– writing / recording
Lisa Lois – writing / recording
Gemma Hayes – live performance
Rox – recording / live performance / Band MD / arranging
Roupa Nova – writing / recording (Bens Brother)
Lou Rhodes – recording/ live performance
Bugz in da Attic – Recording
Natalie Williams – writing/ recording
Copyright Productions/ Significant others – writing/ recording
Los Charlys Orchestra – live performance / recording
1 LATIN GRAMMY
6 PLATINUM SELLING ALBUMS
(recording / writing)
1 MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE album nominee
Tiger Aspect (Film Production Company) – TV series music production/ writing (“More than Love”).
Channel 5 (TV channel) . Documentary background music programming/ writing.
Brazil Carnival (various) / Trio Nordeste Electrico.
Joy FM Music outreach project (Ghana)
Various Band MD / Musicians Supply for Arists