Infinite Riches

 

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Revisiting some of my older recordings that are now only available as downloads……

Infinite Riches in a Little Room is a solo (and multi layered) recording from 2002 originally released on the Babel Label. It’s centred around a reworking of a melody by John Dowland (Teares) but also includes original music and tunes by Charlie Parker and Hermeto Pascoal.

Download for £7 or stream using the bandcamp app…..

 

 

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New Quercus record is here…..

Really excited to have our second CD for ECM. Here’s the cover art and a review from the Guardian. More info on the ECM website here

Nightfall

John Fordham Thursday 27th April 2017

Quercus: Nightfall review – jazz-folk fusions full of quiet surprises

 

The austere and shadowy eloquence of the incomparable folk singer June Tabor has sometimes been escorted by Loose Tubes saxophonist Iain Ballamy alongside Tabor’s regular jazz-piano partner Huw Warren, and as the trio Quercus they were deservedly cheered for their eponymously named 2013 debut on ECM. This fine successor similarly mixes traditional English folk songs (The Manchester Angel, Once I Loved You Dear (The Irish Girl), The Cuckoo) with reappraisals of some timeless mainstream favourites. Warren sketches a jazz-ballad accompaniment around Tabor’s rich low tones and wistful upturns on Auld Lang Syne, and both the singer’s long sounds and Ballamy’s haunting tenor sax echo the cries of seabirds on the shipwreck song On Berrow Sands. The Cuckoo mixes a playful bounce with darker implications of infidelity, and a slowly rocking Don’t Think Twice sounds as immediate as if Tabor had just thought of it – with a gentle venom – “You just kind of wasted my precious time.” Another Quercus set with not a sound out of place, but a wealth of quiet surprises just the same.

read online

April Newsletter………

April 22nd Blue Sky Bangor 8pm
Brazilian Jazz Night 

Huw Warren Piano
Steve Berry Bass
Zoot Warren Drums

Venue info and online booking here

April 28th – New Quercus Record released on ECM

Very pleased to announce that the new Quercus recording Nightfall will be  released on April 28th.

Our next concerts are:
May 9th – Oxford Contemporay Music, Oxford
May10th – Kings Place London

Trio Brasil + Iain Ballamy radio broadcast on BR Klassik

Bavarian Radio (BR Klassik) recorded our recent gig in  Stadthaus Ulm, and broadcast an hour long show including  6 tunes and an interview  (including a brilliant Hermeto story from Iain!)

listen here

Huw Warren Piano

Iain Ballamy Saxophone

Dudley Phillips Bass

Zoot Warren Drums

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