BIOGRAPHY

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Born in 1997, Cyril Galamini is a French jazz trombonist, currently living in Paris. After taking piano lessons since the age of 4, then playing the drums during his teens, he found his way into music through the trombone. 

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After earning his jazz and classical diplomas from the Conservatories of Cannes and Nice, he moved to Paris to study at the prestigious National Conservatory (CNSMDP) in the Jazz and Improvised Music department led by Riccardo Del Fra.

He graduated with a Bachelor then a Master in Jazz Studies with highest mention, and is currently pursuing his studies there in a Master in Pedagogy and Teaching  curriculum.

 

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Composer, arranger and active musician on the French Riviera and Paris jazz scenes, Cyril leads differents projects such as the Ensemble Echos (acoustic trio), The Swingin' Mustard quintet featuring the Greek jazz singer Monika Kabasele, or the Peaky Sliders, a modern brass band crossing the ways between jazz, pop and rock.

As a sideman, Cyril regularly works with Pierre Bertrand within the Nice Jazz Orchestra, the Amazing Keystone Big Band,  Nicolas Folmer, Quentin Lourties' octet "The Epic Saga"...

Cyril's skills in group playing made him a specialist in medium ensembles and big bands, but his versatility has led him to stages as diverse as the Nice Opera, the International Bouglione Circus in Paris or festivals such as Jazz a la Defense (2019 springboard finalist, Paris), Cheltenham Jazz Festival or the Nice Jazz Festival

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Throughout his experiences, Cyril has benefited from masterclasses and shared the stage with big names in the jazz world such as Gregory Porter, Vince Mendoza, Jim McNeely, Marshall Gilkes, Jason Marsalis, Fred Hersch, Kurt Rosenwickel, John Patitucci, Aaron Parks, Richard Galliano, Denis Leloup, Chris Crenshaw (Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra) ...

In 2019, selected as the representative of France by France Musique, he participated in the EuroRadio Jazz Orchestra, a big band made up of musicians from 19 European countries.