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Amy Cervini

Amy Cervini is a regular at New York clubs including Birdland, Makor, The Knitting Factory, The Bluenote, Cornelia Street Cafe, 55 Bar and Joe's Pub. She also appeared at numerous clubs and concert halls around the world; from Toronto to Tel- Aviv. Her current working group includes Michael Cabe on piano, Mark Lau on bass and Ernesto Cervini on drums. She has extensive experience leading small groups, has worked with several big bands including the Oded Lev-Ari Big Band and the Toronto All-Star Big Band and has been a voice featured on Nickelodeon and has sung back-up vocals for various bands including Pharaoh's Daughter. Ms. Cervini is currently a member of the New York-based vocal jazz group, Monday Off. Amy recently made her Carnegie Hall debut singing with the New York Pops Orchestra as part of their 25th Anniversary Gala Celebration. She shared the stage with Bucky Pizzarelli, Christine Ebersole, Peter Appleyard. Ms. Cervini also recently made her Merkin Hall debut premiering the part of Obum in Patricia Burgess jazz opera, Reflections of the Watermoon. “Couples Therapy - Music for Two Voices” a project with fellow vocalist Michal Cohen recently made its debut at Cornelia Street Café.


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“...Cervini neatly straddles the line between confessional balladeering and breezy swing. Covers of Leonard Cohen’s “Famous Blue Raincoat” and Fiona Apple’s “Extraordinary Machine” are worth the price of admission all by themselves, but pianist Michael Cabe’s solid accompaniment, bassist Mark Lau’s deft counterpoint and drummer Ernesto Cervini’s lithe timekeeping move the entire set along nicely.” —Steve Smith, Time Out NY

“This is a delightful musical surprise...[Cervini] presents songs with enough heart to convince a listener of her sincerity and enough musical talent to make it worth listening.” —Bob Karlovits, The Pittsburgh Tribune- Review

“...tasteful sounds suggest both youth and wisdom...worth hearing from track 1 through 10...freshly appealing voice...moving music.” —Geoff Chapman, The Toronto Star

“Famous Blue, by vocalist Amy Cervini and her quartet, is a marvelous example of the way jazz can be stretched to encompass almost any musical style...The attraction of Famous Blue is that it bends and warps any preconceptions that the listener might have, and, in real time, resists being labeled

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Live At Jazz Standard

Anzic Records
2020

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No One Ever Tells You

Anzic Records
2018

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Jazz Country

Anzic Records
2014

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Digging Me Digging You

Anzic Records
2012

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Lovefool

Anzic Records
2010

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Famous Blue

Orange Grove Jazz
2007

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Je Danse Avec La Neige

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