The English musician Tom Cawley and his band Curios have beenoperating on the music scene since 2007. This pianist and composeris an ingenious innovator. When he and Curios released their debutCD Hidden, the English jazz scene was very excited. According tothe newspapers and magazines, Cawleys trio moves on where The BadPlus and Brad Mehldau come to a halt. This is mainly because Cawleyas a composer finds his inspiration just as easily in classicalmusic as in jazz. He has written pieces for string quartets as wellas for big bands. In England, Cawley, who is now 32, is very, veryfamous. At the moment he is a professor at the prestigious RoyalAcademy of Music.