Event Archive - Misha Piatigorsky
Sun. June 26th 2016 @ Dave Dunnet Theatre Oak Bay High School (All Ages)
8:00 doors at 7:30
Tickets at: Victoria Jazz Society
Presented by: TD Victoria International JazzFest
NYC based pianist MISHA PIATIGORSKY is an award-winning composer who blends powerful melodies with an unusual harmonic sensitivity. His deeply personal yet cosmopolitan sound reflects his experience as a Russian-Jewish émigré growing up in urban America. Piatigrorsky works to advance modern jazz beyond the standards, and was the long-time pianist and musical director for jazz vocal legend Mark Murphy. Renowned for his virtuosic flair onstage, this charismatic performer and Victoria favourite returns to perform a solo concert at JazzFest.
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Moscow-born NYC based, pianist-composer Misha Piatigorsky immigrated to the United States in 1981. Perhaps best known as the pianist with vocalist Mark Murphy, Piatigorsky frequently plays at Manhattan’s best jazz clubs, as well as touring internationally. His work as a composer was recognized in 2004 when he won the “BMI Thelonious Monk Compos... more info