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French Pianist Jean-Michel Pilc at the Jazz Bakery this week. DON'T MISS!!!

by on Sep.22, 2004, under News

Born in 1960 in Paris, self-taught, Jean-Michel Pilc has played with

some of the best American and European jazz musicians: Roy Haynes,

Michael Brecker, Dave Liebman, Jean Toussaint, Rick Margitza, Martial

Solal, Michel Portal, Daniel Humair, Marcus Miller, Kenny Garrett,

Lenny White, Chris Potter, John Abercrombie, Lew Soloff and Richard

Bona. He has also worked with Harry Belafonte, as his musical director

and pianist.

While living in Europe, Jean-Michel toured in forty countries and

participated in more than a dozen recordings, as well as many film


Jean-Michel's desire to expand his musical experience brought him to

New York City in 1995. There, he formed a trio with Francois Moutin

(bass) and Ari Hoenig (drums). Soon, they were performing in most jazz

venues in NYC, including: Blue Note, Birdland, Knitting Factory and

Sweet Basil.

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