Pianist and composer Andrea Vicari was born in the United States and grew up in England. Educated at Cardiff University she subsequently won a scholarship to study at The Guildhall School of Music in London. In the years since she has become one of the country's leading jazz pianists, and it is with great pleasure that we welcome her this evening on her first visit to the venue.
"a sharp post-bop piano
improviser and prolific composer - breathtakingly eclectic"
"..never-ending scope for harmonic creativity and highly-focused improvisation"
The Musician Magazine
"a considerable compositional and bandleading talent".
"distinctive and original compositions & consistently fine piano playin..she's something special"
BBC Radio 2
"Who else in jazz raises frivolity to this level of the sublime?"
Mike Butler | Metro
"one of the most brilliant jazz musicians in the UK - an outstanding pianist and superbly fertile composer"
Penguin Rough Guide to Jazz