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Miro Sprague

Miro Sprague is a pianist, composer, bandleader, and educator known for his inspiring creativity, dynamic and passionate performance style, and artistic versatility. An an active performer since the early 2000's, Miro has toured extensively throughout the U.S. and overseas, performing at many of the world's top venues and festivals in settings ranging from solo piano to septet.

Miro leads his own trio and quintet, and is a member of the cooperative septet “Holophonor”. He has performed with many renowned artists including Wayne Shorter, Matt Wilson, Ingrid Jensen, Jerry Bergonzi, Houston Person, Greg Osby and Jerome Jennings, among others. He is an in-demand vocal accompanist and since 2015 has been the pianist of choice for renowned vocalist Karrin Allyson, touring extensively with her throughout the U.S. and overseas and recording on her latest release “Some Of That Sunshine.” In addition to his work with Karrin, Miro has worked with vocalists Dominique Eade, Sara Gazarek, Kristin Berardi, Michael Mayo and Michael Feinstein, among others.

Miro has been featured on numerous recordings as both a leader and a sideman, including “Blue Dreaming” which features his trio and quintet and two albums with Holophonor. Miro is on the faculty of Interplay Jazz Camp and he has presented workshops at The Brooklyn Music Studio, and the Vermont Jazz Center.

Miro grew up in a musical family in Western Massachusetts and began playing the piano and composing in 1998 at age 13. In 2003 he moved to New York City to attend the Manhattan School of Music where he studied with Garry Dial, Jason Moran and Chris Rosenberg, among others. Miro graduated from MSM in 2008 and after several years of freelance work on the east coast, he moved to Los Angeles in 2012 to attend the prestigious Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance at UCLA (now the Herbie Hancock Institute). While at the institute he had the opportunity to study with many of the world’s greatest musicians, including Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Billy Childs, James Newton, and Hal Crook. Miro graduated from the Institute in 2014 and has since maintained a busy performance schedule on both the east and west coasts. He is currently preparing to record his next album, slated for release in 2020.



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