Jimmy Felvia was born in 1984 into a family of musicians. When he was 7, he chose to play piano and start to learn with private virtuosi. His talent was recognized very early in many contests for Caribbean music. In 2002, he left Martinique for Paris (France) to go to college in “Paris 8 University”, and at the same time he was part of Bill Evans Piano Academy, a famous school for Jazz from which he graduated. In 2003 he began mixing Caribbean rhythms with jazz sounds. After creating the “Jimmy Felvia Trio”, he began to perform in many clubs and was a guest at festivals like “Retour au pays natal.” Since February 2008, he has been studying at the New York Piano Academy.
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