Huw Chiswell is a Welsh musician and actor. He was born in Swansea Valley and attended Ysgol Gyfun Ystalyfera, before studying in Aberystwyth University. He came into prominence in 1986 with his debut album Rhywbeth o’i le. During the following years he grew as a performing artist both as a single voice with piano and accompanied by a powerful band with a prominent brass section. His own piano playing was always a central feature, sometimes lyrical, sometimes brilliantly aggressive.