Darren Heinrich is a versatile Sydney-based organist, pianist and educator who holds a 1st class Honours degree in Jazz from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. He has recently completed his PhD research in Jazz Organ Improvisation. His influences incorporate the entire spectrum of the Jazz idiom, from its earliest ragtime roots to modern jazz. He regularly gigs with his own trio and freelances with a wide variety of acts both locally and abroad.
Darren Heinrich Trio's 2009 "New Vintage Tunes for the Hammond Organ" earned them the Unsigned Artist of the Month Award from US-based Keyboard Magazine.
· Artist of the Month - jazzandbeyond.com.au - interview
· Jacek Chrostowski Encouragement Award for Jazz Piano
· Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) - Young Composers Competition Runner-up.