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Bill Rootes

Bill Rootes Bill Rootes is an Auckland based composer and songwriter originally from London UK who was initially known for his work in local progressive rock outfit Blackleaf Gardens as composer/guitar player and more recently known for his extensive solo artist work.

His music has been described as a constantly shifting experience and mashup of musical genres and styles including art rock, contemporary classical, blues, reggae, funk and jazz just to name a few and he continues to push the limits of music experimentation just to find out what he can achieve next purely in the name of artistic curiosity.

(Updated October 2019)