Zoot Warren

Award: Postgraduate Award

Year: 2017

Genre: Jazz

Instrument/voice type: Drums

Location: Guildhall School of Music and Drama

Website: www.zootwarren.com

Drummer and composer Zoot Warren has toured and recorded throughout the UK and Europe. Embracing the heritage of jazz and world music, his approach is always open, creative and dynamic. An emerging presence on the scene, he has played with Dudley Phillips, Iain Ballamy, Mark Lockheart, Steve Berry, John Parricelli, Steve Watts and is gaining critical acclaim with Huw Warren’s Trio Brasil. He is an alumnus of National Youth Jazz Wales and has worked alongside diverse artists ranging from singer-songwriters to performance poets. Zoot is currently studying at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and is supported by Help Musicians UK.

“...amongst the most creative and engaging musicians I have come across in some years”
Malcolm Edmonstone

“...superb performer in the making”
John Watson