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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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.
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.
Possessing tremendous command and control of the piano,
Dimitrije Vasiljevic has forged a strong, unique and
personal musical identity
New York, NY
Adjunct Professor at New York University.
Private lessons, all levels.