Matthieu Mazué is a jazz pianist born in France. His passion for jazz music emerged while studying at the Conservatories of Dijon and Strasbourg. Matthieu then joined the University of the Arts of Bern (HKB), to perfect his skills in the fields of Jazz piano, improvisation and composition. Recently, Matthieu was selected to attend the 2019 School for Improv in New York City led by Ralph Alessi.
Since 2015, Matthieu has distinguished himself by performing concerts in several French and European venues with musicians such as Diego Manuschevich and Jeremy Lirola, and can currently be seen playing at “Les Savons d’Hélène” (Strasbourg) on a monthly basis. Empowered by these experiences, Matthieu is the laureate of the Jazz Competition “Au Grès du Jazz” festival (2018) and the Jazz Contest of the festival of Vannes (2018).
In 2018, he released a solo CD produced and recorded with the Spanish composer/performer Iván Solano.
Photo credit : Paul Le Brun (Phollowgraphy)
Living in Switzerland, Matthieu Mazué is currently working on a new trio project involving the Swiss musicians Michael Cina and Xaver Rüegg. This band aims to develop a new repertoire of original compositions mixing sophisticated ways of writings and contemporary improvisation. The trio has already performed in Switzerland, France and Germany and is about to release his first recording in 2021.
Matthieu Mazué has payed on many European stages such as Jazzdor (Strasbourg), Bird’s Eye (Basel), BeJazz (Bern), International Jazz Festival (Bern), Jazz en Ville (Vannes), Sunset (Paris)…
In 2016, he also started to share his enthusiasm for Jazz Music and education by teaching at the CEDIM in Strasbourg.