MATTHEW PARKER & PIERRE PRADAT JAZZ DUO
Pierre Pradat 皮埃尔∙普拉达
Pierre Pradat is a French jazz piano and keyboard player, band leader, composer, sound designer, producer, teacher, and actor. He was born on December 31, 1981 in Nancy, France. Now in his early thirties, he is
a highly respected musician in Beijing.
His greatest influences include the music of Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock, Keith Jarrett, Chick Corea, Kenny Barron, Miles Davis, and Wayne Shorter, among others. His music covers a large range of styles while delivering his own brand ofcreativity and personality. Pradat’s musical education began with classicalpiano lessons at his hometown’s National Conservatory at the age of six. He began to study Jazz at the age of 13. By the time he was 18, he had already graduated from the Music Academy International, one of the most prestigious contemporary music institutes in Europe. His primary mentors included acclaimed teachers Pierre-Alain Goualch (Piano) and Jean Bisello (Funk Bass).
皮埃尔∙普拉达是一位法国爵士钢琴家、键盘、乐队创始、作曲、老师和演员。是一位受人尊敬的音乐家。 他受到了 Bill Evans、Herbie Hancock、Keith Jarrett、Chick Corea、Kenny Barron、Miles Davis and Wayne Shorter 的极大影响。他的音乐涉及各种风格，并融入了极大的创作力与个性.他六岁开始在他家乡的国家音乐学院接受古典钢琴的学习，13 岁开始学习爵士乐。18 岁以后就读并 毕业于国际音乐学院，欧洲最顶级的音乐学院之一。他有幸受到了 Pierre-Alain Goualch （钢琴）and Jean Bisello（放克贝司）的指导。
Trumpet / Vocals 小号手／歌手
Matthew Parker picked up his uncle's old trumpet and have never put it down since. Then he moved to Sydney to study baroque and classical trumpet with Mr. John Foster, of Australian Baroque Brass acclaim. Following a course of self-study, he became the student of Mr. Warwick Alder, Sydney Conservatory's trumpet teacher. This relationship lasted 3 years, learning jazz while playing at jazz bars all around Australia. Matthew soon started to play with many musicians in Beijing and develop his skills not only on trumpet but also singing, he sings in a classic Chet Baker style, which you will enjoy on a Wednesday night at Good Bait.
Matthew Parker从9岁开始学习小号，随后在悉尼师从John Foster进修古典小号，当他陷入了对于爵士音乐的痴迷之后，又在悉尼著名小号手Mr. Warwick Alder的指导下学习了三年，演出的脚步遍布澳洲大陆。Matthew于2011年来到北京，并开始了和众多国内音乐家的合作。与此同时，他的歌声充满了Chet Baker那般的爵士味道，在周三的Good Bait，让我们领略他的吹奏和演唱。