“Prodigy”, “magician”, “the total musician”, “prestidigitator”, “magnetic”, “off-the-charts”.
All this and more has been said about Marco Mezquida. Having just turned 32, much more is yet to be said about this composer, pianist, improviser, accompanist, and bandleader.
Mezquida has over 50 recorded albums — 17 under his own name — and also composed for theater and television. His eclectic interests join a wide range of genres–classical romanticism (Schubert, Chopin) and impressionism (Trio by Ravel), popular music, mainstream jazz, avant-garde and free improvisations, rock, and Flamenco. His creative power is overwhelming, integrating these influences into his expressiveness with unexpected intersections that have come