Solo in Ireland

Just back from 2 lovely concerts organised by IMC in Ireland……

Triskel Arts Centre in Cork and the Hugh Lane Gallery in Dublin.

Great Audiences….always fun to be play and hang in Ireland

Here’s a little video of the soundcheck at the Triskel taken by Artistic Director Tony Sheehan

Bandcamp Revamp

Bit of a revamp of my Bandcamp site…..
Its the only place to stream or purchase my early recordings including A Barrel Organ Far from Home, Infinite Riches in a Little Room, 100’s of Things a Boy can Make, Perfect Houseplants and a couple of otherwise unavailable solo piano bits and pieces.

Take a look!

www.huwwarren.bandcamp.com

Here’s the incredible Mark Feldman with myself, Peter Herbert and Martin France from 100’s of Things a Boy can make…..

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https://huwwarren.bandcamp.com/track/how-to-make-a-shocking-coil

More Harmony News

 

G7altUSNEWI’ve just published the first revised edition of Exploring Jazz Harmony. If you bought a copy already, it should be in your inbox!

So now I have available Exploring Jazz Harmony for £6.50 here

and Advanced Jazz Harmony for £8.50 here

There are 2 more books planned in the mini series – Generating melodic patterns from scales and rhythmic studies.

News on those soon……

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More Details

Exploring Jazz Harmony

1 Introduction
2 Chords and Symbols
3 Scales
4 Sequences and GuideTones
5 Adding notes to ii-V-I 7
6 RootlessVoicings
7 Modes of the Major Scale
8 Tritone Substitution
9 Adding Altered Notes to Dominant Harmony
10 Sus Chords
11 More Scales to use on Altered Harmony
12 Scale options for iim7b5-V-Im7
13 Practice Tips
14 Appendix

Advanced Jazz Harmony

1 Introduction
2 Melodic Minor Harmony and The Modes of the Melodic Minor
3 Interchanging Chords and Voicings
4 Secondary Dominants
5 Turning a Tritone Sub into a ii-V
6 More Triadic Upper Structures
7 More Voicings
8 Shell Shapes
9 Turnarounds and more Substitutions
10 Drop 2 and Drop 4 voicings
11 Diminished Harmony
12 Pedals and Suspensions
13 Parallel Approaches
14 More interchangeable ii-V’s
15 Harmonic Minor and Harmonic Major Harmony
16 Slash Chords
17 Advanced Re-Harmonisation – The Sound of Surprise
18 Exploring and Creating Non Conventional Sequences

Free updates for all purchasers as they become available

 

 

 

 

 

Advanced Jazz Harmony

Advanced Jazz Harmony – Huw Warren

Very pleased to announce that Volume 2 in a series of jazz education books is now available to download.

buy now £8.50

A creative guide to jazz harmony of all kinds….

Chapters include:
1 Introduction
2 Melodic Minor Harmony and The Modes of the Melodic Minor
3 Interchanging Chords and Voicings
4 Secondary Dominants
5 Turning a Tritone Sub into a ii-V
6 More Triadic Upper Structures
7 More Voicings
8 Shell Shapes
9 Turnarounds and more Substitutions
10 Drop 2 and Drop 4 voicings
11 Diminished Harmony
12 Pedals and Suspensions
13 Parallel Approaches
14 More interchangeable ii-V’s
15 Harmonic Minor and Harmonic Major Harmony
16 Slash Chords
17 Advanced Re-Harmonisation – The Sound of Surprise
18 Exploring and Creating Non Conventional Sequences

Purchasers will be entitled to free updates, as and when additions and revisions become available.

This is the follow up to Vol 1 –  Exploring Jazz Harmony

which is still available here

September Newsletter

Trio Brasil+Guests, Concert in the Dark and More…..

ABERGAVENNY – FRIDAY SEPT 2nd 8.45 pm Trio Brasil + Iain Ballamy

Iain Ballamy – Saxophone
Huw Warren – Piano
Dudley Phillips – Bass
Zoot Warren – Drums

Wall2Wall Jazz Festival

Melville Theatre,  Pen-y-Pound, Abergavenny   NP7 5UD

tickets or phone 07958612691

BIRMINGHAM – FRIDAY SEPT 16th 7.45 pm Trio Brasil + Mark Lockheart

Mark Lockheart – Saxophone
Huw Warren – Piano
Dudley Phillips – Bass
Zoot Warren – Drums

Birmingham Jazz, The Red Lion, 95 Warstone Lane, Hockley Birmingham,B18 6NG

tickets and info

BREMEN THURS 22nd Sept 8pm

Maria Pia de Vito + Huw Warren – CONCERT IN THE DARK

A brand new experience in the fabulous, historic Sendesaal, with an unamplified  concert as part of their konzert im dunkeln series.

Sendesaal, Bürgermeister-Spitta-Allee 45 , 28329 Bremen, Germany

info and tickets

EXPLORING JAZZ HARMONY

Volume 2 (Advanced Harmony) is on its way soon, but in the meantime you can still download my beginners guide to Jazz Harmony here or from the website 

Exploring Jazz Harmony

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Some exciting news – I’ve just published a little mini guide to Jazz Harmony, scales, modes and voicings available as a PDF download

Aimed at the beginner jazz student, the book is also an invaluable guide to classical students wishing to demystify the world of jazz harmony and improvisation.

buy now £6.50

Set out in clear modular steps, the guide starts from first principles, the chapters include:
1 Introduction
2 Chords and Symbols
3 Scales
4 Sequences and GuideTones
5 Adding notes to ii-V-I 7
6 RootlessVoicings
7 Modes of the Major Scale
8 Tritone Substitution
9 Adding Altered Notes to Dominant Harmony
10 Sus Chords
11 More Scales to use on Altered Harmony
12 Scale options for iim7b5-V-Im7
13 Practice Tips
14 Appendix

Used as a useful reference source Exploring Jazz Harmony is invaluable as an introduction to jazz, but also contains enough detail to interest more advanced students.Suitable for all instrumentalists, composers and arrangers.

Purchasers will be entitled to free updates, as and when additions and revisions become available.

Example above is from chapter 9 ” Adding altered notes to dominant harmony”