“Stu Hunter is such a dark horse he makes Black Beauty look grey.” – The Sydney Morning Herald
“A true original” – Radio National
Multi award winning Australian composer, producer and pianist Stu Hunter is a genre defying musician who has worked with a huge cross section of the music community and has appeared on over 120 music releases worldwide. His music is described as “intensely emotional and humanely intelligent” which often engenders a highly visual response in the listener.
Stu’s latest recording and suite “The Migration” premiered live at the 2016 Sydney Festival featuring 10 of Australia’s finest creative musicians, it has since toured nationally and internationally. A soul-searching response to life, love and cultural complexity, “The Migration” is the third in a series of critically acclaimed suites by Hunter. Driving grooves and lush sonic landscapes form powerful scaffolds on which are draped rich harmonic complexity and deep emotive melodies.
“The Migration” recently won 2 Australian Jazz Bell awards including “Best Australian Jazz Song” for Eagle Fish and was nominated for an ARIA award in 2016 for best Jazz Album.