Ms Andrea Vicary

Ms Andrea Vicary

Research, Scholarship and Creative PracticeOther ActivitiesResearch CV

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Creative Practice

  • Festival March 2022- Steinway 2 piano jazz festival at Pizza Express Dean st. Andrea Vicari and Naadia Sheriff '176 keys' and other originals.
  • Other 2001+ Dordogne Jazz summer school (France). Musical director, educator and composer.
  • Score 2021.West Hollywood Avenue and Lakeshore Drive. 2 commissions for ABRSM 'Nikki Isles and Friends' (for piano).
  • Festival July 2022. Ipswich Jazz Festival with Andrea Vicari's Jazz Ambassadors (all female group) celebrating female composers. Andrea Vicari piano, Emma Rawicz on sax, Amy Baldwin bass, Paola Vera vocals and Chiara Spigariol drums.
  • Festival March 2022 performed at Rich Mix as part of the Africa festival 2022 with Claude Deppa's 'Horns Unlimited'.
  • Performance 2019 performance at Jazz Cafe celebrating the music of Miriam Makeba on South African freedom day. Andrea Vicari keys, Claude Deppa trumpet, Francis Fuster percussion, Clare Hirst sax, Dorian Lockett bass, Jordan Hadfield drums.
  • Performance May 2022 performance in Newcastle at Lit and Phil and Darlington jazz . Andrea Vicari's Northern trio with Andrea Vicari piano, Abbie Finn on drums and Andy Champion on bass.
  • Performance August 2017. Ronnie Scott's Jazz piano trio festival with Andrea Vicari piano, Dorian Lockett bass and Eric Ford drums.
  • Performance 2019 Scarborough Jazz Festival with 'The New Jazz Extempore '. European collaborative jazz group featuring Andrea Vicari piano, Yazz Ahmed trumpet, Rosa Brunello bass, Alba Nacinovich vocals.
  • Performance 2018 Jazz Extempore project in Croatia featuring women in jazz. Series of concerts and featured on national television.
  • Performance Elvis Staniç Group 2017 Quanzhou, China, 3rd Maritime Silk Road Art Festival Elvis Stanic – guitar, Tonci Grabusic- drums; Damjan Grbac – bass
  • Other (CD The Mirror 33JAZZ255)The New Mirror Band 2015 with Mornington Lockett – sax, Elvis Stanic – guitar, Dorian Lockett – bass, Nic France – drums
  • Festival The ‘Mirror’ suite of music. Commissioned from Andrea Vicari by ‘Leasowes festival’ 2007 in Shropshire
  • Other Andrea Vicari Quintet CD "MANGO TANGO" 33JAZZ163) with Pete Wareham – sax, Steve Waterman – trumpet, James Maddren – drums, Dorian Lockett – bass (CD
  • Other (CD "TRYPTYCH" 33Records 33JAZZO99 ) Andrea Vicari Trio with Sebastian Rochford – drums, Dorian Lockett – bass
  • Other 1994 (CD “Suburban Gorillas” 33Records 33016CD) Suburban Gorillas, polycultural big-band project.
  • Other 1994 Awarded Arts Council funding to write music for a 10 piece jazz ensemble (later to be become ‘Suburban Gorillas’)
  • Other 1994 Awarded ’The Peter Whittingham Award’ to record music for a 10 piece jazz ensemble (later to be become ‘Suburban Gorillas’)
  • Other 1996 Ludlow commission ‘On the Idle Hill of Summer’ for large jazz ensemble commemorating the centenary of Shropshire poet A.E. Housman for a CD on the Spotlite label. "New Perspectives" was premiered at the Ludlow festival. (CD “New Perspectives” SpotliteSPJCD559) with Jacqui Dankworth
  • Performance Participation in Jazz Extempore 2008 in Croatia with performances in Zagreb, Opatjia and subsequent tours in Holland, Bulgaria, UK, Italy and Bosnia partly funded by European countries.
  • Other (CD "ROUND TRIP" Croatia Records CD5861225)Jazz Ex-Tempore 2008 with Andrea Vicari piano, Elvis Stanic – guitar, Rico De Jeer – bass, Hristo Yotsov – drums
  • Other (CD East & West ) Jazz Ex-Tempore Orchestra 2014 with Elvis Stanic – guitar, Rico De Jeer – bass, Hristo Yotsov – drums MEDINA MEKTIVA vocals
  • Performance CHET BAKER SPEEDBALL MD, Composer and arranger Musical theatre based on the life of trumpeter and vocalist Chet Baker.Performances at The Oval Theatre and The 606 Club during the 2007 London Jazz festival. ChetBakerSpeedball
  • Other The House CD 2016 with Andrea Vicari, Trudy Kerr, Martin Hathaway, Geoff Gascoyne (CD "THE HOUSE" JAZZIZZIT records)
  • Other (CD Live From Ipswich Jazz Festival) ClaudeDEPPA | ClareHIRST BAND 2017with Andrea Vicari piano, Claude Deppa – trumpet, Clare Hirst – saxes , Brian Abrahams – drums, Dorian Lockett- bass
  • Other Twenty First Century Woman (Single) Special recording for International Women's day 2019 at Abbey Road London
  • Other (CD "Charybdis" released on BABEL) Vortex Foundation Big Band Carol Grimes – voice, Josefina Cupido – drums, Alison Rayner – bass , Deirdre Cartwright – guitar Andrea Vicari – piano & keys, Issie Barratt- baritone sax, Angèle Veltmeijer – tenor sax & flute, Diane McLoughlin, alto & soprano saxes, Barbara Snow, trumpet, Kay Charlton, trumpet Annie Whitehead, trombone

Other Activities

External Examiner role
  • UNISA (SA) – Jazz Piano competition (2016)
  • Lewisham College – Degree accreditation (2015)
  • Nottingham International jazz piano competition – Jazz Piano competition (2014)
  • RWCMD – Jazz Degree (2008)
  • Leeds college of Music – Jazz Degree (2007)
REF Submissions
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Membership of regional, national or international research committees
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CPD related to sector developments in research policy/practice
  • pop and jazz conference – AEC (2021)
  • pop and jazz conference – AEC (2020)
  • pop and jazz conference – AEC (2017)
Other examples of engagement with research or advanced scholarship
  • pop and jazz conference – AEC (2021)
  • pop and jazz conference – AEC (2020)
  • pop and jazz conference – AEC (2017)
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Professional Activities
  • Jazz composition collaboration – Lyth arts centre (12.10.2016 – 19.10.2016)
  • Composer and leader – Andrea Vicari band (1994+ – Present)
  • Composer and leader – The Jazz Ambassadors (2012+ – Present)
  • performing and composing – Jazz Extempore organisation (14.11.2018 – 20.11.2018)
  • performing and composing – Jazz Extempore organisation (15.9.2008 – 21.9.2008)
Research projects conducted with external partners
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Consultancy projects informing policy making
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Other consultancy work
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Research funding
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