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Rale Micic

  • Degrees and StudiesDiploma, Music School Davorin Jenko (Serbia); B.M. Jazz Composition and Guitar, Berklee College of Music
  • Music Conservatory of WestchesterFaculty since 2007

Born in: Belgrade Serbia

Performances and Distinctions: Rale Micic came to the US in 1995 after receiving a scholarship to attend the Berklee College of Music where he studied with George Garzone, John Thomas and Bob Brookmeyer. Numerous performances in prominent jazz clubs including the Village Vanguard, Catalina, Blues Alley, Scullers, Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola and many others.  Appearances in San Jose, North City and Hartford jazz Festivals among others. Mr. Micic is a member of the Tom Harrell Chamber Trio, Modern Life Trio, and the Rale Micic Trio and Quintet, with whom he regularly performs. His recordings and performances have been acclaimed in Downbeat, Jazz Times, Jazzwise, All About Jazz and other print and online publications.  A CTA recording artist, Micic has recorded three albums, collaborating with saxophonist Bob Reynolds, trumpeter Tom Harrell, bassist Scott Colley and drummer Gregory Hutchinson.  He is a D’Addario Strings artist along with renowned guitarists Pat Metheny, John Scofield and Lenny Kravitz.