Eugenio Macchia

Italian Jazz Pianist | Official Web Site

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Studies and training:

– Classical piano. Jazz harmony with Gerorge Cables, Kenny Barron and David Kikoski.

– Jazz composition and arranging | Conservatory of music “Niccoló Piccinni”.

Achievements and awards:

2010 – “Luca Flores Piano Competition” (Florence) | First Place

2010 – “International Jimmy Woode Award” |
Best piano player.

2010 – Special guest at the annual “Italian Jazz Days”, Jazz at Lincoln Center (Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola – New York).

2014 – “International Massimo Urbani Award” |
First place.

Cd & Recordings as leader:

2011 – “Eugenio Macchia trio meets George Garzone special guest Antonio Sanchez” (Tuscia in Jazz Live).

2012 – “In Between” (Auand Pianoseries).

“Eugenio plays with the typical ease and virtuosity of those gifted. He ventures into the arena of modern high-profile jazz, which draws upon, and treasures, lessons from the glorious past.”
(Fabrizio Versienti, Corriere della Sera)

“Hancock’s distinguishable musical trademark is apparent in Eugenio’s work.” (Vincenzo Fugaldi, Jazzitalia).

“Eugenio has a great piano technique and an excellent musicality.”
(Fabrizio Bosso).

“He has an incredible sound. Beautiful interplay with rhythm section. His sense of music is deep and emotional.”
(Tommy Smith).