“Simultaneously soothing and alarming, Liow’s pianistic vocabulary comfortably straddles invention and tradition that speaks in a voice that is immediately his own.”
~The Music Site.com

An award winning pianist, composer and producer from Melbourne, Australia, Liow recently exhibited his cross-pacific collaboration with social practice artist Carmen Papallia"Music For Eyes" as a part of Incinerator Gallery's exhibition "With Seeing Hands", an exhibition that explores sightedness in the artworld and themes of mobility and accessibility. In 2014 West Space exhibited Liow's ambitious improvised work, Artifacts, as a part of Next Wave Festival, in remote-collaboration with Brooklyn-based composer and electronic artist Angus Tarnawsky. His compositions are featured on a diverse array of projects including original soundtrack for the MIFF Official Selection film "Creswick" and award-winning film "Burrow", both by acclaimed film maker Natalie James. Most recently he featured on Erica Bramham's critically acclaimed vocal jazz album "Twelve Moons".

Participating in the prestigious Banff International Workshop in Jazz and Creative Music in 2014 afforded Liow the opportunity to study under the mentorship of Grammy-nominated, Downbeat and NPR acclaimed New York pianist and composer Vijay Iyer. Liow is also an alumnus of New York School for Improvised Music, and a multiple scholarship recipient during his time studying at the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne.

He has performed internationally in Shanghai where he resided in 2009/2010, New York City, Canada, Japan and at home in Melbourne's best music venues such as Bennett's Lane, Jazz Lab, Melbourne Recital Centre, Paris Cat, Uptown, Hamer Hall and Federation Square. Liow has receieved high praise from Australian jazz luminaries including Tony Gould, Simon Barker and Paul Grabowsky. His music has been featured on ABC Radio, Radio National, Triple J, RRR, PBS and 3MBS.

Read Grant Purdum's review of "Artifacts" on Tiny Mixed Tapes.