Rowan Hamwood

Session Flutist, Improviser

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Fluent in many different styles, recently recorded Jazz flute tracks on "Parcels" debut EP on song including "Lighten Up"

I am an accomplished and polished professional flute player, equally comfortable reading difficult parts and improvising for tracks. I am able to record parts that you have written for your tracks including overdubbing, or write arranging and/or improvise over the tracks myself. You may have heard me most recently in the Parcels Track LightenUp https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQz5l55qtsY (The flute solo is towards the end of the track)

I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.

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21 Reviews - 6 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Rudy (aka POSY)
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    Another great experience working with Rowan! Easy communication, and he's a very skilled player.

  2. Review by Christopher D.
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    Rowan is a very sensitive and precise player. I would highly recommend him.

  3. Review by Rudy K.
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    Another great experience working with Rowan! Exceptional player, and also works quickly to get projects completed on time. Thanks again!

  4. Review by Fuse Adventures In Audio
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    Rowan has been a pleasure to work with! Super quick turnaround with very high quality recordings. Always looking forward to the next time we can work together.

  5. Review by Ye X.
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    Rowan is great ! thanks for efficient work and beautiful sound❤️

  6. Review by Jesper S.
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    Very nice experience working with Rowan. Good ideas, execution, turn around and recording quality. Recommended.

  7. Review by Julia G.
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    Very easy to work with and great skills!

  8. Review by Fuse Adventures In Audio
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    Rowan was a pleasure to work with! Super quick responses and really fast turnaround :) The recordings sound great. Can't wait for the next project!

  9. Review by Rudy K.
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    Another great experience working with Rowan! He has excellent tone, works quickly, and is always open to comments and feedback. I highly recommend Rowan's services to anyone that needs high-quality flute recordings for their song.

  10. Review by M
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    Amazing musician and delivered very quickly. Highly Recommend!

  11. Review by Jaguar S.
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    I LOVE LOVE Rowan's work - amazing skills!

  12. Review by Ernie E.
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    Great tone, great chops...improvised and dialed in what I was looking for within two passes. Highly recommended!

  13. Review by Jonathan S.
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    I just finished another project with Rowan. His playing, recording quality and communication are all fantastic - highly recommend collaborating with him on your next project!

  14. Review by Jaguar S.
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    Rowan is a BLACK BELT MASTER at what he does! He's the best. And a beast!

  15. Review by Jaguar S.
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    Love Rowens work!

  16. Review by Jaguar S.
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    Rowan's EXCELLENT! Really nailed it!

  17. Review by Joe Z.
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    Timely & professional, gave just what I needed !

  18. Review by David K.
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    Rowan is a professional. I love how he made my song come alive. I highly recommend and will be working with him again soon.

  19. Review by Jonathan S.
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    I just completed my first project with Rowan and was totally blown away by the recordings he gave me! His playing is very soulful and he is a masterful improviser. Recording quality was top notch and he gave me a lot of options. Can't wait to work with him again!

  20. Review by Rudy K.
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    Rowan is a pro. Very happy with my decision to go with him, and will definitely be reaching out for more work in the future!

    Also, very quick delivery time! He got the order done in less than 48 hours.

  21. Review by Dmitry K.
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    Rowan has done a fruitful job. He was very very responsive. Thanks a lot for the efforts!

Interview with Rowan Hamwood

  1. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  2. A: High level flute skills and and imaginative soloing and line writing

  3. Q: What's your typical work process?

  4. A: Usually I will get the track and analyse what I think needs to be added, then do a first take which I will bounce and send to the artist, to check that it's going in the right direction. If things need tweaking/changing I will then go back and retake.

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: I'm working fairly simply through a Macbook Pro and a focusrite 2i4. My main microphone is a neumann km 184, which creates a beautiful and rich sound for the flute.

  7. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  8. A: Dave Valentin is a flute idol of mine, as well as more traditional classical player such as Emmanuel Pahud etc.

  9. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  10. A: Clients come to me with a track that needs flute, whether that's a killer solo, or some backing lines or something more classically written depends on what the client needs

  11. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  12. A: jazz, funk, edm and classical

  13. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  14. A: Improvisation, and communication with clients

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Parcel - Lightenup

I was the Flutist in this production

  • FluteAverage price - $100 per song
Terms Of Service

up to 2 revisions, I usually have 1 week turnaround, but faster times are definitely doable. Additional costs for video.

Gear Highlights
  • I have many different flutes including Piccolo
  • Concert Flute
  • Alto and Bass Flute.
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