Raised to the sounds of Ella, Billie, Frank and Peggy Lee singing the Great American Songbook, the Berlin born
Parisian vocalist Susanna Bartilla always knew she would be a jazz singer.
She inherited an unconditional love for the genre from her father, a crooner and sax player, who regularly took
her out to see live music from an early age on, and it has often been said that she owes her sure sense of
timing and swing to her gypsy grandfather.
All through her childhood she sang the alto voice in a choir and after moving to Paris aged 18, quite naturally
studied to be an opera singer