Born in Montreuil, France in 1986, Tixier, at the age of six, started studying classic piano and, at seven, made his first stage appearance. For the next 14 years, he studied choral, classical harmony and counterpoint, writing and composition, and graduating with honors.Since then, he has led an intense concert performance schedule in the U.S., France and elsewhere. In 2012, with his twin brother violinist Scott Tixier, he opened for Herbie Hancock at the Jazz En Tete Festival in Clermont-Ferrand, France. Tixier has several albums to his credit. In 2009, he produced “Parallel Worlds” and most recently he released the album "Dream Pursuit." He now lives in New York and continues to tour globally.