Baptiste Trotignon

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  • 3 August 2009

This article is from 2009.

Baptiste Trotignon

Sometimes the setting is everything, and for one of the real Edinburgh Jazz Festival highlights this year, the programmers have taken the ingenious step of putting French pianist Trotignon in the hallowed environs of Rosslyn Chapel. Trotignon has shown his versatility in the past, conquering everything from the sublime flurries of Debussy to the raging dynamics of The Bad Plus on the piano and this solo performance in this most atmospheric of sites is sure to be pretty special.

Rosslyn Chapel, 473 2000, 8 Aug, 8pm, £16.

Baptiste Trotignon

The Parisian pianist is a young giant of the French jazz scene. He's a magnet at Festivals and on records where his pianism embraces classical recitals, duos with Brad Mehldau, a sensitivity that can be as delicate as Debussy or Bill Evans or take in everything that EST and The Bad Plus have created. French sensitivity…


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