No charge for admission. …without a doubt one of the most outstanding guitarists to have emerged in recent years. - Bebop Spoken Here Based in Paris, Romain Pilon is considered one of Europe’s top jazz guitar players. As a leader, he has recorded 4 critically acclaimed albums, with some of the world’s best musicians like Ben Wendel, Seamus Blake, Walter Smith III, and Matt Brewer.
His ability to fit in every context, from mainstream to avant-garde, while preserving in own voice also makes him a very demanded sideman. Romain’s highlight performances have included tours in Spain, Portugal, Germany, and the US. He has played in many festivals worldwide such as Brosella Jazz Festival Eurojazz Festival, Recife Jazz Festival, Malta Jazz Festival, and the Kriol Jazz festival.
Romain will be joined in concert by NY-based drummer Ronen Itzik and California Jazz Conservatory bassist Jeff Denson.
With generous funding support from College of Liberal Arts and Communication, Department of Music, and A-State Guitar Guild.