Alcyona Mick

Jazz pianist and Composer

Alcyona started playing piano at the age of three. She has been performing internationally for many years working regularly with Anglo/Egyptian singer Natacha Atlas, and has performed extensively in France in recent years. She is a member of the London Jazz Orchestra, Tori Freestone/Alcyona Mick Duo, Eddie Parker's Debussy Mirrored ensemble,  Bachar Zarkan Ensemble, Josephine Davies’ ‘Orenda’ trio w Brigitte Beraha, Merit Ariane ‘Moonlarking’, Noel Langley’s ‘Edentide’, John Warren nonet, Paul Clarvis/Stuart Hall trio, Samy Bishai quartet. She has performed in Turkey for TRT music series with many Turkish artists, and worked with a wide array of other musicians including Yazz Ahmed, Mircan Kaya, Jerry Dammers Spatial aka Orchestra, Ibrahim Maalouf, Macadi Nahhas, Zoe Rahman and many more.

As a composer she has a Master's in Composing music for film from the National Film and Television school. She has written and produced music for many independent short films, documentaries, animation and silent cinema. She has released four albums: 'Around the Sun' (Audio-b) under her own name, 'Blink' (Loop) and 'Twice' (Babel) with Blink and guest cellist Vincent Courtois, and ‘Criss Cross’ with saxophonist Tori Freestone (Whirlwind Recordings). She also writes for the London Jazz Orchestra and an electronica project with violinist Samy Bishai.

'world class ingenuity'   the Guardian

'Alcyona Mick is an unusual powerhouse of a talent' - MOJO

 

 All site photos by Guy Alaux and Jean Paul Passeron, Monsegur Festival 'Les 24 heures du Swing'

All site photos by Guy Alaux and Jean Paul Passeron, Monsegur Festival 'Les 24 heures du Swing'

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