John Turville

John Turville has developed a reputation as ‘one of the leading jazz pianists of his generation’ (Ian Mann). After studies at Caius College, Cambridge (where he was a choral scholar) and the Guildhall, he quickly established himself as a performer on the European jazz scene. John has recorded three albums as a
leader, which have won multiple awards including ‘Best Album’ in the Parliamentary Awards and the PRS Promoter’s Choice Award, and has recorded as a sideman on over 30 albums to date.

John is an experienced composer, recently receiving commissions from the tango dancer Richard Manuel, and has rearranged classical works for jazz ensemble, including Schumann’s Liederkreis at the RBC, and the Debussy Preludes for Jazz Ensemble and multiple pianos at Uppingham School. He is also a passionate educator, being the principal jazz piano tutor at Birmingham Conservatoire, Royal Holloway, the Purcell and Yehudi Menuhin Schools.

John Turville

John Turville has developed a reputation as ‘one of the leading jazz pianists of his generation’ (Ian Mann). After studies at Caius College, Cambridge (where he was a choral scholar) and the Guildhall, he quickly established himself as a performer on the European jazz scene. John has recorded three albums as a
leader, which have won multiple awards including ‘Best Album’ in the Parliamentary Awards and the PRS Promoter’s Choice Award, and has recorded as a sideman on over 30 albums to date.

John is an experienced composer, recently receiving commissions from the tango dancer Richard Manuel, and has rearranged classical works for jazz ensemble, including Schumann’s Liederkreis at the RBC, and the Debussy Preludes for Jazz Ensemble and multiple pianos at Uppingham School. He is also a passionate educator, being the principal jazz piano tutor at Birmingham Conservatoire, Royal Holloway, the Purcell and Yehudi Menuhin Schools.