Jacky Terrasson

Jacky Terrasson

Jacky Terrasson, Dortmund, 2010
Background information
Birth name Jacques-Laurent Terrasson
Born (1965-11-27) November 27, 1965
Berlin, Germany
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Musician, composer
Instruments Piano

Jacques-Laurent Terrasson (born November 27, 1965 in Berlin) is a jazz pianist, born in Germany of an African-American mother and French father.

He studied at the Berklee College of Music before playing in Chicago and New York City clubs. He gained increased attention on winning the 1993 Thelonious Monk Piano Competition. He did early work with Betty Carter and in 1997 he worked on Rendezvous with Cassandra Wilson.

Terrasson is currently represented by Universal Music France.


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