Tomos Williams, Artist
M: 07740 464904
Tomos Williams (Burum) Tomos is the trumpeter and bandleader of the unique Welsh jazz /folk band Burum. Burum blend Welsh traditional melodies with the dynamics and improvisation of modern jazz. Burum have played at Wales premiere jazz festival - The International Brecon Jazz Festival and have performed at the Lorient Interceltique Festival, Brittany, and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington DC. The band toured India in 2014 and will return in November 2015 for a tour and performances at the Goa and Kolkata Jazz Festivals. Burum will also begin a collaboration with Indian musicians on this tour (tabla, serengi and guitar) to create new music fusing Welsh and Indian traditional music and jazz. Tomos is also a member of ground-breaking Welsh folk band 'Fernhill' who have been playing internationally for over 15 years. Tomos received a Creative Wales grant from the Arts Council of Wales in 2012.