Described in The Observer as "a remarkable pianist by any
standard”, Zoe Rahman has firmly established herself as
one of the brightest stars on the contemporary jazz scene.
A vibrant and highly individual pianist/composer, her style is
deeply rooted in jazz yet it reflects her classical background,
British/Bengali heritage and her very broad musical taste.
Known for her powerful technique, wide-ranging imagination
and exuberant performance, she has become a highly
Born in Chichester, UK, to a Bengali father and English
mother, Zoe studied classical piano at the Royal Academy
of Music, took a music degree at Oxford University and then
won a scholarship to study jazz performance at Berklee
College of Music, Boston, where she studied with the
inspirational pianist JoAnne Brackeen.
Her second album, "Melting Pot", was nominated in 2006 for
one of the UK’s most prestigious music awards, the
Nationwide Mercury Prize and it also won ‘Jazz Album of the
Year’ at the UK’s first Parliamentary Jazz Awards.
Since then, she has recorded two more critically acclaimed