Electric violinist Hugh Marsh is widely regarded as Canada's leading improvising violinist. He has toured, recorded or performed with Bruce Cockburn, Loreena Mckennitt, Robert Palmer, Jon Hassell, Don Byron, Mercan Dede, Bonnie Raitt, Mary Margaret O'Hara, Harry Gregson Williams, Hans Zimmer, Flea, and Peter Murphy among many others.
Marsh is also very active in the film score world in Los Angeles through his longstanding working relationship with the composer Harry Gregson Williams.
Hugh has appeared as featured violin soloist on the scores to "Armaggedon",
"Spy Game", "Veronica Guerin", "The Rundown", "Man On Fire", "Shrek 2",
"Domino", "Kingdom of Heaven", "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe",
"Seraphim Falls", "Deja Vu" and "The Number 23". Marsh is also the featured violin soloist on Hans Zimmers score for "The Da Vinci Code".
Hugh is currently splitting his time touring with Jon Hassell, Loreena Mckennitt and Mercan Dede. He is a 4 time winner of the National Jazz Award
for violinist of the year.
His new CD release "Hugmars" features among others James Blood Ulmer,
Ursula Rucker, harmonica visionary Gregoire Maret, inuit throat singer Tagaq,
pianist Andy Milne and drummer Dafnis Prieto
"HUGMARS" HAS BEEN NOMINATED FOR A 2007 JUNO AWARD !!
( CANADIAN GRAMMY AWARD)