Cyrille Aimee

Cyrille Aimée has consistently proven herself to be an
unstoppable, undeniable talent in the modern age of jazz. Internationally
renowned and praised for her unparalleled abilities, Cyrille’s vocal stylings
are synonymous with musical genius. Her culturally rich background has supplied
her with the driving force of Dominican rhythm and the incredible swing of the
French Gypsies. Taking these natural abilities with her across the world, she
has done nothing short of receiving rave reviews and a loyal following in each
country she graces with her voice.

 

Cyrille
mastered the art of improvisation while studying at the well known conservatory
of jazz at SUNY Purchase, with teachers such as Pete Malinverni, Jon Faddis and
Jimmy Greene.

Cyrille Aimée  was a finalist in the prestigious Thelonious Monk Vocal Competition of 2010,
performing in front of a jury of Al Jarreau, Kurt Elling, Dianne Reeves, Dee
Dee Bridgewater… In 2007, Cyrille won both the first and public prize in the
Montreux Jazz Festival Competition.

Cyrille’s discography and musical history is an impressive list for any musician, jazz or
otherwise. At the young age of 26, she has already released four CDs
internationally, including “Cyrille Aimée & The Surreal Band” and
“Smile” with Brazilian guitarist Diego Figueiredo currently on iTunes.

The Japanese label Venus Records has just released Cyrille and Diego’s latest duo album
“Just the Two of us” this past November.

Cyrille Aimée has been featured on compilations, feature film soundtracks
across the globe and on the albums of Denis Chang and David Reinhardt. She
fronted France’s latest worldwide sensation ‘Caravan Palace’ on their European
tour and performed in front of crowds that number over 10,000 people.

Cyrille currently lives in Brooklyn and regularly performs in Manhattan
with legends of the East Coast jazz scene. She can be found any given day in
the historic jazz clubs of NYC, including Joe’s Pub and Dizzy’s Club, with
musicians like Steve Davis, Spike Wilner, Tom Kennedy and Anat Cohen among many
others.

Her latest record “Cyrille Aimée & friends Live at Smalls” features
Roy Hargrove and Joel Frahm and is released under the label SmallsLIVE.



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