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Lucia Cadotsch

Originally from Zurich, now living in Berlin, Lucia Cadotsch studied Jazz at the UDK Berlin and at the RMK in Copenhagen. The German Newspaper DIE ZEIT recognizes in the singer one of the most important voices “for the resurrection of jazz melody beyond tired scripts and singer-songwriter clichés.”

In 2016 she released the trio album Speak Low (Enja records) with Petter Eldh on bass and Otis Sandsjö on tenor saxophone. The record is a gorgeous sonic love letter to her soul mates from a distant musical past and won her the ECHO Jazz Award 2017 in the category “singer of the year”. For „Speak Low“, Cadotsch garnered international attention US Magazine DOWNBEAT as well as THE GUARDIAN rated the album with 5 stars and wrote: „Remember the name Lucia Cadotsch – you’re going to be hearing a lot of it.“ The trio is touring internationally and played at well-known clubs and festivals like Jazzfest Berlin, Cheltenham Festival, Schaffhauser Jazzfestival, Copenhagen Jazzfest, WeJazz Festival Helsinki, Vortex London, Moods Zürich, Bimhuis Amsterdam and Nasjonal Scene Oslo, a.o.

In April 2017 Lucia released her second full-length album Speak Low Renditions. The album features remixes of the songs first published on the prior release “Speak Low”, contributed by some of the most innovative artists of the current jazz scene - Julian Sartorius, Dan Nicholls, Colin Vallon, Joy Frempong, Evelinn Trouble, Otis Sandsjö, Frans Petter Eldh, a.m.

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Kolossal.” JAZZTHING

„I like what you're doing. Congratulations!“ T.C. Boyle

5 Stars Album Review in THE GUARDIAN: ”Remember the name Lucia Cadotsch– you’re going to be hearing a lot of it.(...) It’s all eerily beautiful.” THE GUARDIAN, John Fordham, 17.11.2016

5 Stars Album Review in DOWNBEAT (US) – Juni 2017

„Lucia. Her voice is insane.“ COLORIZING

„I haven't heard anything this impressive in a while.“ Volker Doberstein, JAZZPODIUM 03/16

„The group is one of the most in-demand in Europe at present. With good reason.“ Oliver Weindling, The Vortex London

“Many singers deliver standards songs as they are conventionally sung

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Speak Low II

We Jazz
2020

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Speak Low

Enja Records
2016

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