Rowan Hudson’s Passing Ships at The OSO

Rowan Hudson’s Passing Ships are a 5 piece ensemble playing original music which touches on jazz and folk influences in a minimalist setting, evoking oceans and seas. Their self titled debut album was released in 2019.



Rowan Hudson – Piano
Abi Heath – Clarinet
Fraser Bowles – Cello
JJ Stillwell – Double Bass
Angus Bishop – Drums


Tickets £15


Hudson delivers a project full of cool jazz harmonies, pictorial sounds tinted with Delius-esque passages, and humorous textures. – review of Rowan Hudson’s debut album Passing Ships by ArtMuseLondon

Rowan Hudson is a pianist and composer working within Jazz and Minimalist music. Moving to London in mid-2011, he studied Jazz at Middlesex University and since then has formed several groups and played with some of London’s leading musicians as well as touring Germany and the UK.

His main creative outlet is his Passing Ships, a 5 piece group put together to perform his music. As well this Rowan leads his own Piano trio featuring JJ Stillwell (Bass) and Angus Bishop (Drums). He also plays in the 6 piece Jazz group Nattacackle and works as the pianist for the singer Richard Hadfield.

His debut album Passing Ships was released in spring 2019