Ahmed Alom

Pianist and Composer

At 24 years old, Cuban pianist, composer, and improviser, Ahmed Alom has become one of the leading young figures in piano performance in the United States. His musicality and versatility among contrasting styles of music, visionary interpretations, and unique improvisation talent, have garnered him critical acclaim and rising popularity among the young piano virtuosos on today’s scene.

Alom is a Manhattan School of Music graduate as a scholarship student of the Viola B. Marcus Foundation and Flavio Varani Fund for Pianists, under the guidance of Dr. Solomon Mikowsky, and was coached by Kirill Gerstein, Sylvia Rosenberg, Richard Goode, Anthony de Mare, and Robert Levin. He has performed as a soloist with orchestras in Spain, Cuba, Mexico, and the United States, performing works ranging from Beethoven to Chopin and Gershwin. As a Jazz and Latin Jazz pianist, he has appeared in festivals in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Spain, Costa Rica, and Cuba, and he has performed at Jazz at Lincoln Center, the MSM Afro Cuban Jazz Band, ExitZero Jazz Festival and Jazz Night in America.

In January of 2023, Alom announced the release of his first studio album “Exilio”. The project is curated and published by Brooklyn record label Irreverence Group Music (IGM) and includes works by Luis A. Calvo, Ignacio Cervantes, Manuel de Falla, Isaac Albeniz, and Julian De La Chica. The album will be released on June 2 of 2023.

Ahmed lives in Manhattan, NY, with his wife, Mezzo-soprano Rosario Armas.


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