Ariane Racicot is a Montreal-based jazz pianist and composer who combines elements of classical, Latin and metal to create a unique style.
In 2017, her Youtube performance of Bohemian Rhapsody went viral, earning her an online following as well as 18 million views to date.
She first began her training in classical piano at the age of 6, until she decided to branch out into jazz ten years later. While pursuing her studies at Cégep St-Laurent and Université de Montréal, under the direction of Lorraine Desmarais, Luc Beaugrand, John Roney and Simon Denizart, Ariane Racicot perform numerous times on the Montreal jazz scene.
A few years ago, she founded her own trio by calling upon the talents of Antoine Rochefort on electric bass and Guillaume Picard on drums. This collaboration led to the creation of her first album of original music, Envolée, released in May 2022.
The album was supported by the Canada Council for the Arts and has been widely acclaimed by Canadian and international critics. Racicot was also recently awarded the title of Révélation Radio-Canada for 2022-2023.
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