Franck Avitabile

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Franck Avitabile
Portrait of Pianist Franck Avitabile.jpg
Background information
Born (1971-11-24) November 24, 1971 (age 44)
Lyon, France
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Piano
Years active 1996–present
Website www.franckavitabile.com

Franck Avitabile (born 24 November 1971) is a jazz pianist who also has a master's degree in Discrete mathematics from the École Normale Supérieure de Lyon.

Avitabile was born in Lyon, France. At nine, he began to study music at the Lyon Conservatoire, including Bach, Mozart and Debussy. At seventeen, he became interested in jazz, particularly Keith Jarrett and Chick Corea. Later, he became the only musician for whom Michel Petrucciani produced a record. Both are synesthesia[1] composer and performer. He is also the composer of 60 published compositions.[2] In 2016, Franck Avitabile became record producer of Michel Petrucciani with the album Both Worlds Live North Sea Jazz Festival (1998), including a LIve with The Hague Philharmonic (1997) and a duet with Steve Gadd at Montreux Jazz Festival (1998).

Awards[edit]

Discography[edit]

As a leader[edit]

As sideman[edit]

  • The Paris Jazz Quintet The Paris Jazz Quintet (2001)
  • Be Hip Be Bop"' (2001)
  • DJ CAM present Fillet of Soul (2002)
  • JP Gallis The Song Seeker (2005)
  • Fillet of Soul opus 2 (2005)
  • Diamond Suite (2006)
  • Food for Thought (2007)
  • José Fallot & Friends Another Romantic #2 (2015)

Compilations[edit]

  • Collector Dreyfus Jazz (1999)
  • Midem presents : Talents 2000 (2000)
  • Une Femme de Ménage (2002) Original Film Soundtrack
  • A Child is Born (2004)
  • Duc des Lombards (2004)
  • 15 Years of Dreyfus Jazz (2007)
  • Essential Jazz (2008)
  • Classique & Jazz - Pickwick Clubstar (2008)
  • Monte Carlo Jazz Festival - Dreyfus Night (2009)
  • Les Legendes du Jazz (2009)
  • Coffret TSF Jazz 10 ans (2010)
  • Jazz Spirit (2010)
  • Coffret Dreyfus Jazz 20 CD (2011)
  • Ritz Paris - Jazz Around The Ritz (2012)
  • Arabesque - Steinway & Sons (2013)

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