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Franck Avitabile

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Occupation(s)  Musician
Role  Jazz Pianist
Name  Franck Avitabile

Years active  1996–present
Instruments  Piano
Genres  Jazz
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Born  November 24, 1971 (age 44) Lyon, France (1971-11-24)
Albums  Paris Sketches, In Tradition, Right Time, Bemsha Swing, Just Play, Short Stories, The Paris Jazz Quintet
Movies  Monte Carlo Jazz Festival: Monaco Dreyfus Night
Similar People  Alex Tassel, Manu Katche, Steve Grossman, Rosario Giuliani, Bireli Lagrene

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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.


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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 composer and performer. He is also the composer of 60 published compositions. 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).

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Awards and honors

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  • First Prize - Vanves Piano Jazz Competition (Martial Solal, Jury President) (1996)
  • First Prize - Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique de Paris (1998)
  • Second Grand Prize - Concours International de la Ville de Paris - Martial Solal Piano Jazz International Competition 1998
  • FIP Selection (CD of the month) for the album In Tradition, 1998
  • DjangodOr - Best First Record Album, France 1999
  • Talent MIDEM & Europeen Django d'Or nomination, 2000
  • INDISPENSABLE Jazz Hot magazine for the album Bemsha Swing, 2002
  • Talent Jazz & Electro ADAMI 2003
  • Victoires de la Musique - Revelation of the year 2004
  • CHOC Jazzman magazine for the album Just Play, 2006
  • Coup de coeur Tele Loisirs for the album Short Stories, 2006
  • Best Album, Jazz magazine for the album Short Stories, 2006
  • MUST TSF Jazz Radio for the album Short Stories, 2006
  • CHOC Jazzman magazine for the album Short Stories, 2006
  • FIP Radio CD of the month for the album Paris Sketches, 2009
  • As a leader

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  • Tribute to Bud Powell (1996) with Patrick Maradan, Cedric Perrot
  • Lumières (1997) with Louis Petrucciani, Thomas Grimmonprez
  • In Tradition (1998) with Riccardo Del Fra, Luigi Bonafede
  • Right Time (2000) with Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Roberto Gatto
  • Bemsha Swing (2002) with Remi Vignolo, Dre Pallemaerts
  • Just Play (2005) Solo
  • Short Stories (2006) Solo
  • Paris Sketches (2009) with Pino Palladino, Manu Katché
  • On Air (2009) DVD
  • Record Producer of Michel Petrucciani Both Worlds Live at North Sea Jazz Festival (2016) 2 CD + DVD
  • As sideman

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  • 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

  • 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)
  • References

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