Andrea Vicari

Pianist and composer Andrea Vicari was born in Miami and grew up in Birmingham (England). Educated at Cardiff University, she won a scholarship to study at The Guildhall School of Music in London.She is musical director and founder of the highly successful ‘Dordogne International Jazz Summer School’ and is currently a judge on the ‘Nottingham International jazz piano competition’.
Andrea has to date five albums in her own name and has contributed to others such as ‘Round Trip’ and ‘East and West’ with Jazz Extempore plus ‘The Vortex Foundation big band’. Recently she was¬†awarded a funded residency at Lyth Arts Centre, Wick, Scotland, writing and developing jazz music over the period of a week and culminating in a performance.