Romain Collin graduated from the prestigious Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz in 2007, where he held a Full Scholarship as the pianist of the institute's ensemble. This scholarship was awarded by the institute in conjunction with judges Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter and Terence Blanchard. During his studies Romain had the opportunity to tour with Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter in India (07) and Vietnam (05). During this time Romain formed his trio and recorded his debut album, The Rise and Fall of Pipokuhn.
Details: 12:30am on Saturday night, January 3rd ( technically, January 4th)
Venue: Blue Note Jazz Club
Location: 131 W. 3rd Street
(between 6th Ave. and MacDougal St.)