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  • NEW SOLO RECORDING FOR SUNNYSIDE APRIL 2014
    ALBUM RELEASE: FALL 2014
    NEW SOLO VIDEO BY INIGO GARAYO:

     


    LISTEN TO RECENT LIVE SOLO PERFORMANCES HERE
  • 2013 GUGGENHEIM FELLOWSHIP: JEAN-MICHEL HAS BEEN GRANTED A MUSIC COMPOSITION FELLOWSHIP BY THE JOHN SIMON GUGGENHEIM MEMORIAL FOUNDATION. 
    THE PROJECT IS AN OCTET, "NEW BIG ONE", FEATURING ALL NEW, ORIGINAL MUSIC. 
    FIRST PERFORMANCE: APRIL 19TH AT SHAPESHIFTER LAB
  • AVAILABLE AS GUEST ARTIST AND FOR CLINICS & MASTERCLASSES IN UNIVERSITIES, COLLEGES, FESTIVALS...
  • SKYPE LESSONS NOW AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS ALL OVER THE WORLD. SEE EDUCATOR PAGE FOR MORE INFO.
  • "TRUE JAZZ IMPROVISATION", AN EDUCATIONAL VIDEO AT JAZZHEAVEN.COM (SEE "EDUCATIONAL VIDEOS" ON RIGHT SIDEBAR).
  • BOOK "IT'S ABOUT MUSIC - THE ART & HEART OF IMPROVISATION" - AVAILABLE HERE.


PROJECTS (MORE INFOS ON PROJECTS PAGE)

Jean-Michel Pilc is currently performing with the following projects:

  • SOLO PIANO.

NEW SOLO ALBUM COMING SOON ON SUNNYSIDE RECORDS.

Live Solo CD "Essential" on Motéma. Check it out on Jean-Michel's Motéma Artist Page.

  • JEAN-MICHEL PILC "NEW BIG ONE" OCTET

Featuring Rhys Tivey (tp), Jerome Sabbagh (tenor sax), John Beaty (alto sax), Joe Beaty (trombone), Muriel Vergnaud (flute), Or Bareket (bass) and Jerad Lippi (drums)

  • JEAN-MICHEL PILC TRIO + 1

Featuring Sam Minaie (bass), Ross Pederson (drums) & Jean-Michel's virtuoso piano playing AND whistling.

  • CO-LEADERSHIP PROJECTS.
  1. Trio "Twenty" with Thomas Bramerie (b) and André Ceccarelli (d).
  2. Duo with Kenny Werner (piano)
  3. Duo with Sylvain Luc (guitar)

  • JEAN-MICHEL IS ALSO SIDEMAN & HAS RECENTLY RECORDED WITH:

Mads Vinding, Petros Klampanis, Lew Soloff, Rhys Tivey, Fabio Gouvea, Lars Graugaard, Maria Toro, Mokhtar Samba, Benjamin Koppel, Tony Moreno, Rafael Rosa, etc.



TEACHING

  • Now offering Skype lessons (piano, jazz & impro for all instruments). Contact Jean-Michel if interested.
  • Available for private lessons (all instruments), workshops, clinics & masterclasses.