Michael Blanchfield – Jazz and Contemporary Piano
Michael Blanchfield is a pianist, arranger, musical director and
collaborator from Hertfordshire with an ever-growing passion for
jazz music. Since beginning his undergraduate studies at RWCMD in
2015, he has become a prominent figure within the jazz department
and throughout the college.
He is a frequent performer, compère and curator of Amser Jazz
Time every Friday evening in the college foyer, receiving
appreciation from audiences in excess of 150 people each week.
Playing across genres, Michael manages to whole-heartedly embrace
the particular energies of the music he plays, whilst retaining his
own unique musical signature and character. This is clear in his
solo piano arrangements, in which he brings together influences
from his eclectic musical background and the rich history of jazz
music: from folk, rag-time, blues and swing to be-bop, funk and
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