Jonny Best

Jonny is a musician who creates improvised piano scores to silent films, working everywhere from community film organisations in the Dales to BFI Southbank and Leeds International Film Festival.

He founded Yorkshire Silent Film Festival, which takes place biennially across the region in village halls, cinemas, theatres, music venues and found spaces. Jonny also co-curates Soundstripes, a collaborative night of live-scored short films with began in Huddersfield, and he runs improvising workshops and residencies for young people and professional musicians.

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