The Marc Perrenoud Trio has been performing for more than 10 years in the world's greatest venues and events. The trio, composed of Marc Perrenoud (piano), Marco Müller (bass) and Cyril Regamey (drums), has been highly acclaimed for its undeniable talent to blend tradition and contemporary sound.
Marc Perrenoud (piano) was born in 1981 in Geneva. He started the piano in Zurich at the age of 6. He studied at the Conservatoire de Geneve until 2001 and obtained his diploma in 2005 from the Ecole de jazz de Lausanne.
He has played in numerous jazz bands all across Switzerland, France and Germany since 2001, and participates in festivals such as the Montreux Jazz, Estival Jazz Lugano, Bern International Jazz, Onze +, Contrebande Jazz, Sunside (Paris), la Défense (Paris), Praha International Piano Fest (CZ), Budapest (HU) Cairo Opera House, Buenos Aires, Rosario (ARG), Montevideo (UY), Santiago Chile (CHI) Madajazzcar International Fest (MG), Damas International Festival, Zurich JazzNoJazz Festival, JazzFest Berlin, and the Allen room at Lincoln center, New-York (U.S.A). He is winner of important prizes such as the "Montreux Jazz Chrysler Award" (2003), the Friedlwald grant, Zurich (2005), as well as the award for best soloist at the International Bern Festival in 2006.
In 2010 he won the ZKB Jazz contest in Zurich with the Marc Perrenoud Trio. He has played with many musicians such as Mina Agossi, Baenz Oester, Cyril Regamey, Grégoire Maret, Marco Muller, Pierre Audétat, Sylvain Ghio, and Guillaume Perret.
In 2006, he released Stream Out, a duo with the French drummer Sylvain Ghio. (*** jazzman FR, **** all about jazz, US, disque de la semaine, Piano Bleu). In 2007, he won the Patino Grand in collaboration with the International City of Art, Paris. Marc Perrenoud is also member of the famous band Piano Seven.
In 2008 he went on to release his first trio CD called Logo ( **** jazzthing **** jazzzeit **** jazzman), which became the best jazz selling jazz album in Switzerland. The Logo tour in 2008-09 saw more than 50 concerts across 10 countries in Europe, America and Africa. He started 2012 with a new trio CD, Two Lost Churches by Challenge int. Records/double moon.
Cyril Regamey (Drums) was born on September 27th 1977 in Lausanne. He started percussion at 6 years old, in Lausanne. He obtained his Teaching Diploma from the Academy of Lausanne in 1999 and in 2002, within the same academy, the first prize in Virtuosity.
Leader and Co-leader of many projects (Kiku, Triolisme), Cyril is member of the International Center of Percussions of Geneva and collaborates closely with the IRCAM (Paris) for various creations. He the “Leenards” prize in 2003 as well as the Redding improvisation contest in 2005. He plays in many places around the world and takes part in many festivals, for example: Montreux Jazz, Agora Festival (Paris), Ducs des Lombards (Paris), Palate of UNESCO, Beirut (Lebanon), Hamburg Festival, Malmö, (Sweden), Copenhagen, Cargo liner (London), Quebec, Singapore, Thailand, Beijing Concert hall (China), Hong Kong Center, Blue Note Taipeh (Taiwan), Festival Sao Paolo (Brazil). Tours include Venezuela in 2009-10 and Argentina (2009-10).
He performs regularly with Ohad Talmor, Ben Monder, Moncef Genoud, Robin Kenyata, Dan Weiss, Malcolm braff, Yannick Barman, Sylvie Courvoisier, Marc Perrenoud, François Lindemann, Patrice Moret, Marco Muller, Pierre Audetat etc.
Cyril Regamey has taken part in more than twenty album recordings and is one of the most active drummers in Europe.
Marco Müller (double bass) was born in Freiburg in 1980. He began the violin at 6 years old. He studied at the academy of Freiburg until 2000 and followed double bass courses in parallel. He obtained his double bass Performance Diploma in 2007 from the Swiss Jazz School, Bern.
Sideman in several well-known projects, he is a popular figure on the scenes of Switzerland, Germany, and Austria. Müller has played on almost all stages of the clubs and festivals in Switzerland, Austria and Germany thanks to his performances with – among others – Enrico Pierranunzi, New York Voices and the incredible Hildegard lernt fliegen, with whom he was recently on tour in Russia.
He leads "der Wawawa" the trio and recently released his second album. Marco Mueller has taken part in more than twenty album recordings.