About

Huw Cheston is a guitarist from Bath, UK, with interests in Contemporary Classical, Jazz and Funk music. Currently in his second year studying Music at Christ Church, Oxford University, Huw has performed with musicians including Dennis Rollins, Jason Rebello and former members of Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, and groups including the Oxford University Jazz Orchestra and popular Oxford-based function band Garfunkel. His first release, Live; Electric, consisting of an electronic music-inspired version of Steve Reich’s Electric Counterpoint and a companion piece by composer Luciano Williamson, was recorded and released in 2016,

Aside from performing, his interests are in methods of editing, notation and transcription, particularly of jazz fusion and free jazz; some of these transcriptions are published on this blog!

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