Born and raised in Toronto, Canada, Warren Hill began his musical journey on the guitar and vocals at the age of 7. On a Summer Music Camp, he finally came into contact with jazz and the saxophone. Back in Toronto, he formed a fusion band, playing Weather Report, Pat Metheny, Spyro Gyra, Grover Washington Jr. and David Sanborn.
The debut CD “Kiss Under the Moon” (1991) quickly caught the attention of the industry and Natalie Cole, who was looking for an opening act for her “Unforgettable” tour. Suddenly Warren found himself performing in front of 250,000 people in 2 months. Since then, Warren has released 11 solo CD’s which have reached combined worldwide sales of over 1 million copies. With ’97s “Shelter”, Hill began featuring his vocals as well as his instrumental skills. In 2002 Warren created the concept for the world’s first Smooth Jazz Cruise. His latest album release is “La Dolce Vita” (2008).
His live show is critically acclaimed as one of the best in his genre and has taken him around the globe. He has earned accolades from a variety of institutions including: 6 Canadian Smooth Jazz Awards, multiple SESAC Songwriter Awards, multiple #1 songs at R&R, USA Today and Billboard. He has performed as a special guest for many Artists, including the #1 Pop hits “Baby I Love Your Way” with Big Mountain, “Tell Me What You Dream” with Restless Heart.
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