Dan Hewson

piano/ trombone/ composer

Pianist, trombonist and composer Daniel Hewson is the son of composer Richard Anthony Hewson, who worked with the Beatles, Herbie Hancock, Art Garfunkel and Diana Ross.

After studying music at Oxford University, where he won an award for his String Quartet, he moved to London, co-founded the dance band The Beat Foundation, remixing and writing tracks that were championed by top DJs such as Sasha and Digweed. .

Daniel then wrote and arranged for Groove Armada, including the remix of Madonna's single "Music". He co-wrote the track "Edge Hill", which was featured on the soundtrack to the movie "Tomb Raider" (Paramount).
Played with: Nigel Kennedy, Joanna McGregor. Groove Armada, Nigel Kennedy, Herb Geller, Art Themen, Ricky Ford, Bobby Wellins, Mornington Lockett, Hot Club Big Band (Portugal), Jazzinho
Played at: Royal Festival Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Sydney Opera House, Tribal Gathering, Rock in Rio (Lisbon), Royal Festival Hall, Teatro da Trindade (Lisbon), Teatro Carré (Amsterdam), Seixal Jazz Festival (Portugal), São Luis Jazz Festival (Lisbon), Out Jazz Lisbon

Current projects:
Tora Tora Big Band
Big Band Reunion
Ricardo Pinto Quintet
Chibanga groove
black Mamba
Funk do Boi