Michael Blanchfield

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 jazz fusion.

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