PHILIPPE VILLA

Musical Direction and Piano

Born January 28, 1963 in Nice, Philippe Villa starts dice in 1971 learning the music by studying piano and music theory at the Nice Conservatory at the age of ten years. Hardworking and passionate, he was awarded first prize in Piano Jazz in 1989.

He accompanied renowned artists such as Shirley Bassey, Gloria Gaynor, and plays at the Casino de Paris and the Olympia alongside Gilbert Montagne, that accompany artist for five years and for which he wrote the arrangements for his live album .

Passionate about jazz, improvisation and composition, he performed with the «Philippe Villa Trio» in many concerts and festivals.