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Emilie Weibel

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Emilie Weibel

Emilie is a swiss vocalist and song-writer located in Brooklyn. She started her solo project “Omoo” in 2010. Her repertoire is a multi-lingual brew of experimental jazz, pop, and electronics including her originals. Emilie has studied with Gretchen Parlato, Ralph Alessi, and Jen Shyu. She has preformed and recorded with projects such as Scott Tixier's Debut Album “Brooklyn Bazaar”, Foldersnacks, Blonde Valhalla, Molly Herron's Pretty Machines and Keiichi Murata's Sangatsu. She also co-leads a duo project with the vocalist Jean Carla Rodea. She has shared the stage or/and recorded with Lonnie Plaxico, Scott Tixier, Jean Carla Rodea, Arthur Vint, Massimo Biolcati, Gerald Cleaver, Devin Gray, Juan Pablo Carletti, Melanie Sehman, Jesse Elder, Zack Foley, Matt Parker, Cory Cox, Keiich Murata and Douglas Bradford among others... Emilie has performed at the Stone, the Glasslands, the Bowery poetry Club, the Zebulon, the Shrine, the Festival of Jazz of Barcelonnette (France), the Drome, the Rose... She received a scholarship from her country and from the Kaye Scholars to study music and literature at The City College of New York. The name of her solo project “Omoo” comes from Herman Melville's famous novel by the same name.



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