Antonin Fajt

Composer & Pianist

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Antonin Fajt is a Czech-born composer, pianist and electronic producer. His music often weaves in and out of fragments of songs from different cultures and brings together practices from classical composition, jazz, and free improvisation. Antonin studied composition at Bard College with professor Joan Tower. As a pianist he has worked with musicians such as Marilyn Crispell, Erica Lindsay, George Mraz, and Evan Ziporyn. His ongoing projects include: Window Quartet - a contemporary jazz ensemble, and #Tone Def - an electric duet with percussionist Dean Sharp (Moby, Susumu Yokota). Antonin has presented his music at venues such as Le Poisson Rouge, Merkin Hall, The Morgan Library, Mexico City Euro-jazz Festival, and the National Theater in Czech Republic. He currently lives in Irvine, CA where he is working towards his PhD degree in Integrative Composition, Improvisation and Technology.