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Francesca Gaza

Francesca Gaza (born 1995) is a Basel-based, Italian and German musician – composer, vocalist, pianist and producer, who is part of Europe’s vibrant Art Scene, participating and collaborating since a very young age with artists from different areas of study such as dance, theater and electronic music. She was awarded the National Italian Composition Prize in 2017, the 1st prize of the Jazzalguer Festival lead by Paolo Fresu in 2018 and was offered a commission by the FHNW Basel for the Women’s March for four Voices, String trio and Piano in 2019. As a bandleader, sidewoman and arranger she is working extensively in Jazz, Antique, Pop and Theater music and has released two albums under her name: “Lilac for People” (2019, Auand Records), “Still, Moving” - Cocoon (2017, Emme Records). Her main projects include her octet “Lilac for People” with which she has toured Italy, Germany, France and Switzerland. She has played in the UK, Romania, and Germany with “Cocoon”, a quartet composed of three avant-guard electronic jazz musicians from Italy. The Basel-based quintet “Katom” is her most recent project involvement. Her collaborations as an arranger and singer see her involved with the acclaimed pop-jazz singer- songwriter VIERI, the electronic-pop band /handlogic and their Album “NobodyPanic”, the duo with Jazzpianist Francesco Orio as well as New York- based drummer Chase Kuesel's freshly released Album “Space Between”

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Autoprodotto
2021

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Space Between

Ears And Eyes Records
2020

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Lilac for People

Auand Records
2019

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