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Dimitrije Vasiljevic

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: April 10, 1985    

Dimitrije Vasiljević is a New York-based award-winning pianist and composer who has been hailed by jazz masters as one of the most promising names in the jazz world. His is a new voice combining the gentle flavor of European jazz with intricate musical landscapes full of exotic rhythms and sophisticated harmony. This multi-talented pianist is today among the most exciting new artists on the NYC jazz scene.

From his native Serbia, where he was a member of prominent jazz ensembles and performed extensively throughout Europe, Dimitrije’s journey has taken him to Berklee College of Music in Boston where he received a number of prestigious awards including the Jazz Performance Award and Piano Department Achievement Award. Dimitrije then completed his master's degree in Jazz Performance at NYU where he was also an adjunct professor of jazz. Currently, he is pursuing studies for a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the Jazz Division of the University of Illinois School of Music....
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Awards

"Montreux Solo Jazz Piano Competition" 2008 - third jury prize and the audience prize.
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    Metaphor

    Leitmotif
    2014
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Metaphor

Leitmotif (2014)

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LINER WORDS AND QUOTES ABOUT “METAPHOR”:

“Dimitrije's music occupies a unique space somewhere between the classical piano tradition and jazz. Whatever you want to label this music, it's beautiful, full of bright melodies and strong rhythms, and his command over the piano is astounding.” Chris Potter

“Astonishing virtuosity, unique personality and straight to your heart sensibility. Dimitrije has it all and is a new force to reckon with. I am a fan.” Jean-Michel Pilc

“Possessing tremendous command and control of the piano, Dimitrije Vasiljevic has forged a strong, unique and personal musical identity...

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Primary InstrumentPiano

LocationNew York, NY

Credentials/BackgroundAdjunct Professor at New York University. Private lessons, all levels.

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