Maria Chiara Argirò
Pianist | Keyboard Player | Composer

"She’s a quietly compelling presence in new European jazz" The Guardian (REAH HERE)


"Maria Chiara Argirò's sound world straddles genres...the prismatic wonderland of Hidden Seas" London Jazz (READ HERE)


"It is, quite simply, stunning" 45 Rpm Blog (READ HERE)


"Young Italian pianist Maria Chiara Argirò impresses, too, with calmly spun spontaneous lines and reflective chord melodies" The Guardian (REAH HERE)


"Pianist Maria Chiara Argirò stood out as a player with impressive listening skills, responding to each soloist with well-timed, intelligent chord voicings and counter-melodies, together with an advanced and fluid soloing voice" (REAH HERE)


"Brimming with imagination, and led by Argirò's artistic drive, the ardency of this sextet cannot be overstated – and The Fall Dance is certainly an album with staying power" LondonJazzNews (READ HERE)


"An astonishing achievement" Jazzwise (READ HERE)


"Argirò has the ability to take you on a musical journey, with every piece feeling like a mini musical novel… Thoughtful and thought-provoking" Jazz Weekly (READ HERE)


"The Fall Dance has real cross-over appeal, don’t think of it as a just a jazz record, but think of it as a great record. The playing is just superb...the lyrical flow of the music carries you effortlessly down a winding river of sound and exploration...A totally sublime experience" Echoes and Dust (READ HERE)


"La grace italienne du Jazz" Jazz Radio (READ HERE)"


"Maria Chiara Argirò is an extremely talented pianist and composer with a real vision. Her music transcends musical boundaries and transports you to her very personal world. She often evokes cinematic images with an un- forced emotional energy, taking you with her on her musical journey .Her music is multi faceted,has real depth and a broad emotional range and she understands how to provide both direction and freedom to bring out the best in her musicians who take her music to a rich and rewarding place. Maria is certainly a talent to watch!" Nikki Iles


"Beautiful compositions" Ambrose Akinmusire


"Rich in texture and unique in direction" Echoes and Dust


"Maria Chiara Argirò e il suo quintetto infiamma Roma.." Il Tempo (READ HERE)

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