VERYAN WESTON - PIANIST
Born in 1950, moved from Cornwall to London in 1972 and began playing as a freelance jazz pianist as well as developing as an improviser at the Little Theatre Club.
1975 85: Residency & fellowship for Digswell Arts Trust (Hertfordshire). Activities included: Work on written theoretical material, commissioned by The Digswell Arts Trust. Co-ordinating music workshops, supported by Eastern Arts Association. Co-founded and composed for young local group - Stinky Winkles, First released recordings with Lol Coxhill, and collaborated on music for Derek Jarman Film.
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Tessellations II - There is nothing like this music, in recent memory - not, in fact, since Bach wrote his Goldberg Variations (RAUL D'GAMA ROSE - ALLABOUTJAZZ 2011
Solo piano - Allusions - Absolutely spellbinding! (JONATHAN PRICE - WPVM 2009)
Weston commands the piano both in terms of raw technique and variety of pianistic devices. He also has ears the size of Alaska - DAVID DUPONT - CADENCE 2003
What a great combination!! This duo is incredible and are extremely connected - DUNCAN HEINING - JAZZWISE 2002