Dai Watts is a composer, producer, Musical Director and multi-instrumentalist based in North London. In the UK he has composed music for the BBC, ITV and Channel 4, and his Production Music for labels such as EMI, Cavendish and Felt has appeared on TV, film and advertising worldwide. Most recently he composed and performed the music for the BAFTA nominated film ‘The Ponds- Still Waters Run Deep’, which documents a year spent with the swimmers at London’s unique outdoor swimming ponds on Hampstead Heath.
Dai’s instrumental releases as a solo artist, including ‘The Ballad of Berwick Street Market’ and ‘Liminalondon’ – “Classical ambient at its finest….. A richly diverse and intelligently constructed concept album..” RoughTradeEast – have also been featured on BBC Radio 3’s iconic new music show Late Junction.
As a Musical Director and pianist, Dai has worked with a variety of artist and performers, including Michael Ball, Ruthie Henshall, Russel Watson, Mazz Murray, Michael Xavier and Il Divo. He has also been been working with Pete Townshend and Rachel Fuller on their new musical ‘The Seeker’, conducting The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at Angel Studios for the recording of the Original Soundtrack album. The CD is scheduled for release in 2021 and features Elton John, Emile Sandé, Christopher Plummer and Pete Townshend.