Photo by Luis G. Vayas © 2019
"Selles is obviously well-regarded as a composer and he certainly utilises a variety of textures and moods"
- Dave Foxall. Jazz Journal
"Having had the pleasure to hear Hugo both live as well as through the recordings of his various projects I can say that it is refreshing to see music being made in an interesting, experimental and exciting new way."
- Marius Budu. Visual artist and photographer
"An exciting and versatile pianist with strong artistic personality, intensity and brilliant technique"
- Niklas Sivelöv. Pianist , composer and professor
"Hugo has proven to us again that he's on a different level and searches within himself to deliver an introspective and serious album full of substance. I've liked this 'Introversia', Hugo has a unique and interesting voice"
- Ignacio Ortega. Distrito Jazz
"I have had the pleasure of getting to know the music of a very wide variety of musicians and composers over the twenty plus years that I’ve been writing reviews, but one who really stands out is Spanish pianist/composer/keyboardist Hugo Selles."
- Kathy Parsons. Mainly Piano
HUGO SELLES is a Spanish pianist, composer and producer born in Santander in 1988.
Hugo’s diverse artistic interests are clearly reflected in the great variety of his musical endeavours. Member of many different ensembles and projects, including music for solo piano, chamber music groups and other formations, embracing various styles and periods. Several of which have an interdisciplinary focus, combining music with other art forms such as poetry, painting, theatre and dance.
As a pianist and chamber musician, Hugo has received awards in several competitions in Europe, and has performed in concert halls and festivals in Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Singapore, Serbia and Australia. As a composer and producer, Hugo explores diverse musical genres in his work.
In addition to music, Hugo is passionate about wildlife and the environment.