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Trevor Warren

Trevor has been playing guitar since 1982, largely self taught, exploring rock, jazz, world and folk idioms with his award-winning band DISASSEMBLER, and DEVA, whose music has been aired on the BBC TV programmes Real Story and Panorama amongst others. With these bands he toured the UK several times and released six albums, winning best foreign band award with Dissasembler in the Granada Jazz festival 2009. In 2012 he travelled to Kenya to record and produce the album Kodhi together with Kenyan musician Ayub Ogada (1956-2019). Kodhi was released on Long Tale Records in 2015. Ayub Ogada's final album, Omera, was released in 2022 on Long Tale. In 1997 he worked with Indian percussion master Balachandar. In 1994 he co-wrote and performed music for dance/theatre project Company Skin in the acclaimed production 'G is for Gorgeous' in London at the ICA and The Place Theatre. Taught jazz by John Etheridge and John Parricelli he also studied Harmony and Composition at Morley College in London. He has played with Paul Weller, Mark Lockheart, Annie Whitehead, Winston Clifford, Seb Rochford, Oren Kaplan, Count Dubulah, Theo Travis, Nic France, Richard Dudanski and many others.

Awards

Disassembler: Winners Granada Festival Jazz Competition (Concurso Internacional de Interpretes de Jazz) Spain 2009

Gear

Trevor Warren plays a hand-crafted Clifton guitar, built by Mo Clifton of London, England.


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Disassembler's New Album 'what is' out now on jazzcds.co.uk: “Warren's striking themes and rousing arrangements lift it far above the contemporary Euro-jazz throng.” The Guardian “..a jewel of an album..” Allaboutjazz (Jazz Granada) 4 out of 5 John Fordham guardian.co.uk, Thursday 18 March 2010 22.20 GMT Disassembler features the compositions of its guitarist/leader Trevor Warren and the distinctive solo voices of trombonist Annie Whitehead and saxophonist Mark Lockheart. Warren's striking themes and rousing arrangements lift it far above the contemporary Euro-jazz throng

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Primary Instrument

Guitar

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced

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Music

Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Live at the Fleece

Devarecords
2023

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Migrations

33 Jazz
2014

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What Is

Asociacion Granada Jazz
2009

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Disassembler

Unknown label
2005

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