Born in 1974, this young pianist, after studying classical piano, moved to Paris in 1995, and decided to devote himself to jazz.
Having founded his own jazz trio (1998) - with Clovis Nicolas (double-bass) and Tony Rabeson (drums) - Baptiste Trotignon asserts himself as a leader.

Discography (As Leader):
2000: « Fluide » (Naive), with Clovis Nicolas & Tony Rabeson.
2001: « Sightseeing » (Naive), with Clovis Nicolas & Tony Rabeson.
2003: « Solo » (Naive).
2005: « Solo II » (Naive). This new solo opus is a natural continuation of the first one, confirming, jazzman’s distinctive sound and style.

Discography (As Co-Leader):
2005: «Trotignon – El-Malek» (Naive). A superb quartet album under the joint leadership of Baptiste Trotignon and David El-Malek.
2006: « Flower Power » (Naive).

He played with : Archie Shepp , Tom Harrell , Ari Hoenig , Brad Mehldau , Bill Mobley , Michel Portal , Rick Margitza , Francois et Louis Moutin , Aldo Romano , Kenny Wheeler , Angelique Kidjo , Claude Nougaro , Christian Escoudé , Albert Mangelsdorff , Bireli Lagrène , André Ceccarelli , Bob Hurst , Jeff Watts , Elisabeth Kontomanou , Mark Turner , Catherine Ringer , Sara Lazarus , Stephane Belmondo , Sylvain Beuf , David Murray , Nicholas Angelich , Peter King , Didier Lockwood…

You will find more detailed biography at official site (http://www.baptistetrotignon.com/)

Edited by slucchini on 9 Mar 2007, 21:28

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