Welsh pianist and composer Huw Warren has achieved an international reputation for innovative and eclectic music making over a thirty year career. Equally at home crossing the often exclusive worlds of Jazz, World and Contemporary music; he has a distinctive and personal voice, and has collaborated with a huge variety of artists worldwide.
Huw has recorded 2 albums for ECM (as Quercus with June Tabor and Iain Ballamy) and recently released a new solo piano recording Nocturnes and Visions. His previous albums and projects have included themes and source material as diverse as John Dowland, Welsh Hymns, Plainchant and Hermeto Pascoal.
His writing style combines quirky rhythmic grooves with simple melodic beauty; and manages to be both complex and approachable.
He was awarded the BBC Jazz award for Innovation, and the ACW Creative Wales Award.
Currently a jazz lecturer/tutor at RWCMD, Cardiff, Huw is also head of Jazz Ensembles at Cardiff University.