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Growing up on a small family farm in Canada, James Hill, who goes by the moniker projectwhatever, left his rural roots to become an internationally-known, award-winning jazz pianist. Projectwhatever has worked in over thirty-five countries, including teaching at the Global Music Institute in India, to performing at the worlds biggest festivals with BADBADNOTGOOD and his self-led bands Autobahn Trio and Local Talent. Be on the lookout for projectwhatever's exciting musical releases in 2020!

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  • iTunes
  • Spotify
  • Instagram


  • Newport Jazz festival

  • Massey Hall in Toronto

  • Glastonbury music festival

  • Roundhouse in London, England

  • Ace Hotel in Los Angeles, California

  • Laneway festival in Australia and New Zealand

  • Pukkelpop festival in Belgium

  • Primavera Sound in Barcelona

  • FYF festival in Los Angeles, California

  • NPR Tiny Desk Concert

  • Support for the Red Hot Chili Peppers in Barcelona

  • Melt festival in Germany

  • Dour festival in Belgium

  • more international festivals and music venues in countries such as: Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, England, France, Italy, Belgium, Canada, U.S.A, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Spain, Portugal, Turkey, Finland, Poland, Netherlands, Slovakia, Lithuania, Ireland, Austria, Norway, Taiwan and Hong Kong.

with Autobahn Trio

  • Toronto Jazz festival

  • Montreal Jazz festival

  • Calgary Jazz festival

  • Vancouver Jazz festival

  • Ottawa Jazz festival

  • The Club at the Banff Centre in Alberta

  • Atina Jazz festival in Italy

  • Koerner Hall lobby concerts in Toronto

  • Heliconian Hall in Toronto

  • Autobahn Trio has performed extensively at venues throughout Toronto and Ontario over the past four years, and is still playing shows today.

with Rich Brown & the Abeng

  • Toronto Jazz festival

  • Markham Jazz festival

  • Guelph Jazz festival

  • Beaches Jazz festival in Toronto

  • Canadian Opera Company (Four Seasons Centre) in Toronto

  • various other shows in Toronto at venues like the Rex Hotel Jazz & Blues bar and the Jazz Bistro.

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