"A talented guitarist" - THE HERALD
"Exquisite classical style, intricate guitarwork" - THE STAGE
Joseph Warwick is a London-based award-winning guitarist of exceptional diversity, specialising in Classical & Flamenco guitar.
Joseph provides musical entertainment for weddings, corporate events, parties and private recitals across the UK and Europe. His performance highlights include Royal Albert Hall: Elgar Room, Shepherd’s Bush Empire, Theatre Royal Ustinov, Queen Elizabeth Hall Front Room, Sadler's Wells, Wales Millenium Centre, Manchester Lowry, Latitude Festival, Bestival & Institute of Contemporary Arts.
Joseph plays in a vast number of different genres, from traditional Flamenco to Brazilian Bossa Nova, 17th Century Classical to Gypsy Jazz and modern day pop, all with musicality, creativity and finesse.
Perfect for a summer party or wedding reception, Joseph performs extensive repertoire of upbeat flamenco, from the traditional styles of Sabicas, Niño Ricardo and Paco Peña right through to Paco de Lucia, Rodrigo y Gabriela & Gipsy Kings. Joseph also arranges popular songs in a flamenco style at your request.
Joseph performs a wealth of classical material from 16th-21st century, best suited to wedding ceremonies, intimate recitals and background music to accompany a meal.
Joseph arranges popular songs in a classical style too, a favourite for wedding couples who want their chosen song during the ceremony.
'Herencia Latina' (a flamenco Rumba) by Paco Pena
Trained in Classical, Flamenco & Jazz guitar, Joseph has unique musical insight that enables him to create exciting arrangements of songs in a number of different styles to suit the occasion. This versatility follows the flow of varying moods between a wedding ceremony, reception and dinner and makes him suitable for a range of other events including parties, intimate dinners, funerals and private recitals.
'La Chanson Des Vieux Amants' by Jacques Brel
Joseph attended the Junior Guildhall School of Music before gaining a First-class Honours degree in Classical Guitar at Trinity Laban Conservatoire. In his first year he won the 'Alison Stephens' guitar competition. Alongside providing music for agencies and clients' events, Joseph collaborates with contemporary musicians, past projects including a commission from the British Film Institute & Bird's Eye View festival to compose and perform a live soundtrack to the original silent film of Chicago to critical acclaim.
He has toured nationally and internationally, highlights including ‘Cork Midsummer festival’, Edinburgh, Brighton & Dublin Fringe festivals, ‘Ruhrfestspiele’ in Germany and ‘Teatr Muzycyny Capitol’ in Poland.
Prelude from Lute Suite in E Major by J.S. Bach