Italian jazz singer and composer, born in Milan now living between Rome and New York, approached music at seven, attending the Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory in Milan where she studied violin and piano. In 1998 she started studying jazz singing at "Accademia Internazionale della Musica" in Milan directed by Enrico Intra and Franco Cerri. In 2002 she achieved European diploma "F.N.E.I.J." (Fèdèration Nationale des Ecoles d' Influence Jazz et des Musiques Actuelles) in France, valid for the instruction of jazz and modern music in all Europe. Award Winning 2nd prize at 2005 International Montreux Jazz Festival Voice Competition - Performer at 2006 IAJE Conference in New York and at Jazz at the Lincoln Center Dizzy’s Club. She also studied with Rachel Gould in Italy, and with Jazz Legend Ran Blake in Boston.
Collaborations include some of the most renowned Italian and international musicians such as: Fabrizio Bosso, Nicola Conte, Flavio Boltro, Pietro Lussu, Giovanni Amato, Gaetano Partipilo, Dario Deidda, Enrico Intra, Franco Cerri, Mario Raja Big Bang, Randy Ingram, James Cammack, Joseph Lepore, Adam Arruda,Tommy Crane, Adam Pache, Will Terrill, Neal Miner, Jesper Lundgaard, Morten Lund, Darrell Green, Ameen Saleem, Dezron Douglas, Saul Rubin, Paul Gill, Spike Wilner, Josè James,Till Brönner, Magnus Lindgren,Teppo Mäkynen.
She performed at:Teatro Morlacchi Umbria Jazz, Jazzhus Montmartre Copenhagen, Blue Note Tokyo, Cotton Club Tokyo, Jazz Cafè London, HighLine BallRoom NYC, Regatta Bar Boston, The Kitano NYC, The Big Chill Festival UK, Blue Note Milano, Auditorium Parco Della Musica Roma, Casa Del Jazz Roma, Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory Milano, Villa Ada Roma, Piccolo Teatro Milano,Teatro Romano Verona, Anfiteatro Romano Cagliari, Sferisterio Macerata, Stadio dei Marmi Roma, Istanbul Jazz Center, Montreux Jazz Festival, Aarhus Jazz Festival, Bangen Jazz Festival, Dubai Jazz Festival, Copenhagen Jazz Festival, KOKO Jazz Club Helsinki, Jakobstad Jazz Festival, A-Trane Berlin, ShapeShifter Lab NY, Smalls Jazz Club NYC, Cornelia Street Cafe NYC, NUBLU NYC, ROCKWOOD Music Hall NYC.
Her debut album "COMES LOVE”, acclaimed by critics and public, was released for the label Blue Note/EMI. Her latest album “OPTICS” came out for the Greg Osby’s independent label Inner Circle Music.
Sopot Jazz Festival | 5.10.2017 | 19:00 | Sofitel Grand Sopot Hotel |