Track

John Turville

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: June 7, 1979    

John Turville

John Turville is one of the busiest and most versatile pianists in the UK.

As well as running and writing for his own trio and sextet, he is currently a member of Tim Garland's Lighthouse Trio, Guillermo Rozenthuler's folkloric quartet 'Rioplatenses', the Loop band 'Dog Soup', the big band 'Combustible Alarms' and the Koby Israelite group, with whom he toured the UK, Poland, Bulgaria, Portugal and Austria in 2008, as well as a number of tango projects. He co-established the E17 big band in 2009 and has written new work for the ensemble.

His trio won the album of the year category in the 2011 Parliamentary Awards and John was awarded 'Best Jazz Instrumentalist' in the 2010 London Jazz Awards...
read more

Awards

2011 Parliamentary Jazz Award 'Best Album' 2010 2010 London Jazz Instrumentalist Award (London Jazz Awards) 2009 PRS Promoters Choice Award
”a highly impressive statement from the versatile young pianist John Turville... this well balanced programme covers a number of styles and bases and the interplay between the three principal musicians is consistently interesting. Hill’s huge tone and Reynolds’ colourful drumming complement the leader well, his playing a good balance between lyricism and muscularity [...] This album deserves to establish Turville as a major new figure on the British jazz scene.” (Ian Mann, thejazzmann.com, 4 stars).

“Midas is high-end piano trio jazz, beautifully recorded [...] resonating with the work of Keith Jarrett and John Taylor without denying the group's considerable individuality [...] who wheel and curve through the shape shifting music as one” (Chris May, All About Jazz)

”John Turville is a young conservatoire-trained British pianist with very broadly-based resources [...] his adventurousness with harmony and the always lyrical yet narratively swerving designs of his improvisations often recall UK piano giant John Taylor's playing” (John Fordham, The Guardian)

”John Turville’s fresh-sounding UK piano trio of bassist and drummer Chris Hill and Ben Reynolds deliver a fresh balance of current concerns and conventional wisdom ... whizzing from modern bustle to soulful blues” (Mike Hobart, Financial Times)

“I was struck by the musicality of the playing, the sensitivity and empathy in the ensemble and the lyricism and development... There isn't a moment when anything is overplayed [and] they play with a maturity well beyond their years” (Tim Whitehead, Loose Tubes)

  • Red Skies

    Splash Point Records
    2013
  • Midas

    F-IRE Records
    2010

This information is provided by discogs.com or the profile administrator.

Primary Instrument:
Piano

Location:
Walthamstow, E17

Willing to teach:
Intermediate to advanced students

Sorry, no recommendations at this time.

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.

Events Calendar

Sorry, there are no John Turville events available at this time. Submit one now.

TIP: Reach multiple calendar destinations with a single post. Learn now here.

CD/LP/Track Review

Red Skies by Bruce Lindsay

Midas by Chris May

More articles about

Post a formal announcement to the News Center. We'll publish it and syndicate it for you.

http://youtu.be/DE0xzBsM3Lk
comments powered by Disqus
Rank: 7,466 Views: 3,743

Weekly Giveaways

Roscoe Mitchell

Roscoe Mitchell

About | Enter

Peter Lerner

Peter Lerner

About | Enter

Jamie Saft

Jamie Saft

About | Enter

Sun Trio

Sun Trio

About | Enter

An innovative and rich resource For Jazz Musicians

The All About Jazz musician database grows daily
with the help of musicians, supportive professionals and advocates.

Musician? Plug in and promote yourself today.

Learn how