Warren Maxwell is a musician and one of the founding members of Trinity Roots. He is also a senior lecturer at Massey University, and he has been involved in some incredible creative projects over the years. We discuss Warren’s upbringing in Whangarei New Zealand and the influence of his parents and family on the direction he took with his life.
We also discuss the power of community and connection, his creative process, and the healing power of music and also delve into the TV series Songs From the Inside that Warren was involved in. This series takes four musicians into prisons in NZ to work with prisoners to write music, poetry, and create an album. Warren talks about the importance of longevity in programs in the criminal justice system and the need for preventative strategies that focus on celebrating Indigenous cultures.
If you want to learn more about Warren and to hear his music head to www.trinityroots.co.nz or search for Trinity Roots on Spotify or iTunes.
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