HOLGER MARJAMAA & HADRIEN FERAUD France-Estonia
Saturday 22. May 18:00
20.- / 15.-
We thank: French Institute of Estonia
Hadrien Feraud was born in August ’84 in Paris. He grew up in a family where music always played a very important role. At a young age his parents who are musicians, turned him onto music and various musical styles including: rock, pop, blues, funk ,old school r&b, new wave, traditional, and of course jazz.
Early on, Hadrien became very attracted to cinema and showed a deep interest in movie scores and composers such as John Williams, Allan Silvestri, Jerry Goldsmith, James Horner, Stravinsky, Debussy, Rakmaninov, Holtz, and many more.
By the time he was 10 years old, he starts picking up bass lines from MOTOWN, Sting, Paul McCartney, EWF, Police, Eric Clapton, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Prince, CHIC, Donald Fagen, Don Blackman, Steely Dan, Weather Report, Jaco Pastorius, Chick Corea, John MClaughlin, Herbie Hancock, etc..
From 2002 to currently, he has recorded and performed with many renowned musicians on 10 studio albums: John Mclauhgin, Chick Corea, Bireli Lagrene, Jean Luc Ponty, Gino Vanelli, Lee Ritenour, Hiromi, Mike Stern, Kamasi Washington, Thundercat, Billy Cobham, Scott Kinsey, Marcus Miller, Andre Ceccarelli, Sylvain Luc etc.
Holger Marjamaa was born in Tallinn, Estonia and raised in a musical family. From an early age Marjamaa demonstrated precocious musical interest and talent, able to imitate, sing and play well-known classical pieces and jazz standards.
As a professional, Marjamaa has performed with Chris Botti, Lee Ritenour, Dennis Chambers, Lizz Wright, David Kikoski, Lonnie Liston Smith, John Riley, Steve Wilson, Jukkis Uotila, Mark Gross, Joey DeFrancesco, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra etc.
Holger holds many awards in both jazz and classical piano performance. Marjamaa was also a semi-finalist in the 2018 Thelonious Monk Jazz Piano Competition. He has performed across the United States, Europe and Asia, venues as Lincoln Center (Dizzy’s Club), Mezzrow Jazz Club, Smalls Jazz Club, Blue Note Tokyo, Blue Note New York, Blue Note Beijing, Blue Note Shanghai etc.
Marjamaa’s musical career has led him to New York City, where he studied in the Masters program at the prestigious Manhattan School of Music. A talent all grown up, Marjamaa is now an in-demand jazz pianist in both Europe and abroad.