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Jean-Michel Pilc

Jean-Michel Pilc

Jean-Michel Pilc is a rocket scientist. Rather, he was. Pilc has an engineering background, and he worked with rockets and satellites in his native France before returning to his first love-jazz.

Even with his scientific training and the deep relationship between music and science, pianist Pilc says too much is made of the link between the two. “I think it is more a question of spirit, rather than knowledge. Tons of musicians have no scientific knowledge, and still they are tremendous searchers.”

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