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BIOGRAPHY

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CHARLES KIENY

Charles Kieny is a London-based, award-winning French accordionist, interpreting Jazz pieces, improvising, and composing his own music. Alumni from renown France's National Conservatory, Charles is always on the hunt for new experiences and musical cross-breedings, has played in multiple orchestral projects, electronica, rock, metal, and jazz groups and collaborated with live performance productions all over the world.

A longer biography can be found here.

CURRENT PROJECTS

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CKRAFT
Jazz Metal

Original Jazz-Metal compositions with melodies from Middle Ages (Gregorian chants) played in instrumental 5tet with augmented accordion and sax.

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CrozPhonics
Cellos & accordion

Four parts piece, written at Académie de Villecroze, overseen by Richard Galliano, Vincent Peirani & Vincent Ségal. The latter is featured in recordings of movements III and IV.

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Sayag Jazz Machine
Electro - Jazz - Drum'n'Bass

The original project's Jazz / Drum’n’Bass evolved in a wide sonic and scenic vector of parallel futuristic universes.

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Ivo Neame
Piano & Accordion duet

an anthology of musicals, exploring the scope of the piano and the accordion, presenting a set of their possibilities, or when the transcription transmits the spirit of a work by renewing it.

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Beat Music Improv
Drums & Augmented Accordion duet

Electro, Danse & Trance.

Every sunday at La Gare - Le Gore (Paris), July and August 2022.

Free entry

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Baf Of Bones
Alice Zawadzski x Manchester Collective

UK Tour
From 2nd February 2023

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