Vicente Magalhães Jazz - Pianist / Keyboardist - Yorkshire, North of England

Vicente Magalhães Jazz - Pianist / Keyboardist | Yorkshire, North of England

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Country: United Kingdom
Based In: Yorkshire, North of England
Performs: Nationwide
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Vicente Magalhães is a pianist, saxophonist and composer born in Lisboa, Portugal and currently living in Leeds, United Kingdom. As a player he likes to explore various styles, from trad jazz to fusion, rock and funk, with a heavy base of straight ahead.
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Vicente Magalhães is a pianist, saxophonist and composer born in Lisboa, Portugal and currently living in Leeds, United Kingdom. As a player he likes to explore various styles, from trad jazz to fusion, rock and funk, with a heavy base of straight ahead. As a composer he delves into the history of traditional Portuguese folk music and combines it with his jazz playing, writing pieces that pay tribute and celebrate his country's music.
Currently Vicente works with his trio, with which he plays his original music. He also plays piano for Raquel Álvaro's NVACRVA project, The Glass Cage Experim ...

Set-List

My own compositions
Straight ahead Jazz
American Song Book
Latin Jazz

Biography

By the age of seven Vicente started playing piano and immediately decided he wanted to be a musician. He discovered jazz after one of his teachers showed a recording of Hiromi Uehara and was shocked at how someone could improvise with such virtuosity. From then on Vicente came across all of the jazz greats, one after the other, and began improvising on the piano. After graduating from Colégio Moderno, Lisboa, at age 18, Vicente went to University of York, where he took a somewhat risky decision to spend less time playing Classical music and do his degree as a jazz pianist. He had lessons from ...

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Experience

Several Gigs, Private Events and Festivals with my jazz trio for the past four years.

Previous Clients

Phoenix Jazz Club (York), Vanbrugh College UoY, The Basement York, The Crescent (York), Ribble Valley Fest, Seven Arts Leeds,

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Wedding Reception Entertainment Birthday Party Entertainment Private Parties Corporate Events Cocktail Receptions Christening Entertainment Product Launches Trade Shows Christmas Party Events Gala Dinners After Dinner Entertainment.

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