Ariane Racicot is a jazz pianist and composer from Montreal who mixes metal, Latin and classical styles.
She released her first album Envolée on May 6, 2022, which was supported by the Canada Council for the Arts and was met with widespread critical acclaim from Canadian and international critics alike.
Ariane was also invited to open for Wynton Marsalis at Place des Arts as part of the 2022 Montreal International Jazz Festival.
The genesis of the album comes from many years listening to her favourite players, such as: Hiromi Uehara, Tigran Hamasyan, Avishai Cohen and Keith Jarrett. Ariane is also influenced by her favorite metal bands that she has been listening to since her teenage year.
Ariane Racicot piano & composition, Antoine Rochefort electric bass, Guillaume Picard drums
Radio-Canada Revelation 2022-2023
Ariane Racicot is a jazz pianist and composer from Montreal who fuses metal, Latin and classical styles.
Jazz pianist and composer
“She is frankly impressive, she masters her subject, she masters her instrument (…)”
Stanley Pean 2022
September 1, 2022 I Dièse Onze - Montreal
September 4, 2022 I Festijazz de Rimouski
September 30, 2022 I Upstairs Jazz Club - Montreal
October 8, 2022 I Festival Quinzaine Jazz - Chambly
October 12, 2022 I OFF Jazz Festival - Montreal
December 1, 2022 I Palais Montcalm - Quebec
June 30, 2022 I Montreal International Jazz Festival (Place des Arts) - Montreal
May 6, 2022 I Dièse Onze album launch - Montreal
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