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Ariane Racicot

Ariane Racicot is a Montreal jazz pianist and composer who had an international success with her rendition of Bohemian Rhapsody on Youtube, reaching over 18 million views. She first began her classical piano training at the age of 6, until she decided to switch to jazz ten years later. While pursuing her studies at Cégep St-Laurent and the University of Montreal, under the direction of Lorraine Desmarais, Luc Beaugrand, John Roney and Simon Denizart, Ariane Racicot performed few times on the Montreal jazz scene, notably at the Dièse Onze, at the Upstairs Jazz Club, as well as in Poland with Janusz Muniak. She is currently completing her master's degree in jazz at McGill. In 2019, she founded her own trio and created her first album, Envolée, which will be released on May 6, 2022 on the label Multiple Chord Music. Its production was subsidized by the Canada Council for the Arts. Active on social networks, Ariane has more than 22,000 subscribers on her youtube channel, where we can find several jazz compositions and interpretations. Her playing style is inspired by Hiromi Uehara, Tigran Hamasyan, Chick Corea and Keith Jarrett, and incorporates some elements of classical and metal music. Very passionate on stage, Ariane captivates the audience with her emotions, her energy and her generosity with the public.


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Primary Instrument

Piano

Location

Quebec

Willing to teach

Beginner to advanced

Albums

Envolée

Multiple Chord Music (MCM)
2022

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Coffee and Cigarettes

From: Envolée
By Ariane Racicot

Bicycle Ride

From: Envolée
By Ariane Racicot

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