Pianist and composer Tom Millar was born in Sydney, Australia, and grew up in London. After reading music at King’s College, Cambridge, he graduated from the Royal Academy of Music, London with a master's degree in jazz piano. He is currently based in Switzerland, where he is taking composition and piano lessons with Django Bates. He has performed at venues including the Pizza Express Jazz Club,Vortex, Wigmore Hall, KKL Lucerne, and at the London Jazz Festival and Jazzwerkstatt Festival Bern as well as further afield, in the USA, Qatar, and Dubai, where he played for the opening residency of Quincy Jones' first jazz club, Q's Bar in the Palazzo Versace Hotel.
His debut album with his quartet Unnatural Events will be appearing in September 2017 on Spark! and was recorded with funding from an Emerging Excellence Award (Help Musicians UK), the Jazz Services’ Recording Support Scheme, and a successful crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter.
'Ambitious young band ... exploring sophisticated original material'
Time Out, London
'Tom's music is full of strong melodies, quirky rhythmic hooks and unusual forms'