Content by tag "Vocalist"

Karina Corradini

‘Bridge To Infinity’ is the recording debut of Karina Corradini, a very talented and versatile singer who is equally skilled at straight ahead jazz, ballads, boleros and Latin American classics. Her beautiful tone, powerful voice, highly appealing jazz phrasing, ability to scat at even the fastest tempos, and warmth when caressing ballads make her one of the most promising singers on the jazz and Latin jazz scenes today. Karina Corradini was born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She began singing professionally at age 18, leading her own jazz sextet to perform at summer beach bars and restaurants

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Roxana Amed

Born in the City of Buenos Aires, Argentina, vocalist and songwriter Roxana Amed, resident in US since 2013, is considered by colleagues, audiences and critics as one of the most important voices in the Jazz Fusion style, blending Argentine folk and rock with jazz. She has released six albums and one DVD, seven productoins, that show her versatility as a musician, and have received Carlos Gardel Music Awards and Nominations, two of them produced with Pedro Aznar (ex Pat Metheny Group) among other important collaborations. Her awarded albums are now released by Sony Music US Latin. Last May 31 st she released “Instantáneas” (Snapshots), her own songs and songs by remarkable authors, intimate sound and small ensembles. Amed is also producing her octave work, original music, jazz and Argentine fusion, to be released by Sony Music with Martin Bejerano (piano and composition), Mark Small (sax and composition), Edward Pérez (acoustic bass), Ludwig Alfonso (drums) and other important collaborations, starting the first recording session on last March 1st at the emblematic studio The Hit Factory. Amed has brought to US her unique version of Argentine music, with her American Jazz Quintet, while in Argentina presents different projects; he has been recently invited to perform with Symphonic Orchestras; was commissioned for a Tribute to Astor Piazzolla at the Buenos Aires International Jazz Festival; and performed at the Teatro Colón opening for the American acclaimed band Snarky Puppy. Amed, with a Post graduate in Literature, is also exclusive author for SONY/ATV Music Publishing and works as a songwriter for world known commercial artists. In South Florida, Amed was awarded with a full scholarship to pursue a Masters in Vocal Jazz and a Teaching Assistantship, and she graduated with honors. Amed, voice coach and clinician –faculty member at Miami Dade College since 2018- is one of the most required teachers all over her country, and she has been directing for 11 years a unique Workshop for more than 100 jazz vocalists at the Buenos Aires International Jazz Festival, having as guest teachers world-known figures in the jazz scene.

Mavis Pan

Mavis Pan was born in Taiwan where she started taking piano lessons at the age of four, attending the Stella Matutina Girls School, where she was enrolled in the prestigious Specialized Music program. Ms. Pan received rigorous training in piano, voice, music theory, and ear training until the family immigrated to the United States, New Jersey. There she studied privately with Sherry Fan, performed with the high school big band and choir groups, and won “Best Accompanist” at the High School Choral Festival competition in 1996. Upon her high school graduation, she gave a debut solo piano recital at Westminster College of the Arts at Rider University. As an undergraduate, majoring in jazz piano performance at New York University, Ms

Ademar

Born in 1948 in Santa Catarina, Brasil. He grew up in Curitiba, Parana, Brasil. Ademar Fonseca is a highly talented brazilian musician with uncommon knowledge of music gained since early age. At age eight he acquired his first acoustic guitar. At age 13 he put together his first band. It was a duo with his brother Ademir on vocal and percussion. As his style developed he continued to perform in bars, musical shows, radio stations, theaters, concert halls, museums and in the most famous carnival in the world. His talent with a variety of musical instruments: upright bass, eletric bass guitar, acoustic guitar, acoustic guitar and vocal, only added to his appeal

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Lauren White

Lauren White is an accomplished Los Angeles-based jazz singer with a beautiful and versatile voice. Her first three CDs, Lauren White, Experiment, and Meant to Be, were well received and have enjoyed airplay on L.A.’s local jazz station KJAZZ as well as throughout the country. She performs twice yearly at the Metropolitan Room in New York City and can be heard in many jazz venues in the Los Angeles area, including Catalina Bar & Grill, Vitello’s, and the Cinegrill. Her newest CD, Out of the Past: Jazz & Noir, will be released in May, 2016. With updated jazz arrangements, the project brings to life songs featured in some of the most popular movies of the Film Noir genre. Lauren was born and raised in in Great Neck, Long Island

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Scott Detweiler

Scott Detweiler is an American artist, born and raised in the Uptown neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Over the course of his 30 (thirty) year career, his catalog of albums has chronicled his evolution into a highly unique composer/performer, blending the styles of funk, jazz, blues, gospel & soul. His lyrics tell imaginatively woven stories that follow in the grand tradition of southern writers and classic lyricists. He is a true son of the rich musical climate and one-of-a-kind culture that is the Crescent City. It is these influences that are in the soul of his creations and evident in his live performances, whether solo, in chamber group or backed by his New Orleans Jazz Funksemble. Detweiler is a charismatic entertainer with a unique ability to touch his audience, whether it be in the intimate setting of a small jazz club, through the lens of a camera or on the concert stage of an arena

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Leora Cashe

From her home town of Vancouver to Italy, Belgium and the UK, Leora's rich resounding voice and dynamic stage presence have garnered numerous accolades. She reaches into the core of the listener with an exquisite range of emotional power and ignites a soulful perspective; weaving together jazz, blues and gospel. She has recorded and performed in concert with many celebrated Canadian artists including Denzal Sinclaire, Jim Byrnes, Shari Ulrich, Canadian jazz legend Tommy Banks for CBC Radio and TV, and opened for the late Stanley Turrentine at Vancouver's International Jazz Festival. This well loved Vancouver treasure, has released two gospel CDs; “Inspiration” and her debut recording“Tears of Joy” received a WCM nominee and she has released two jazz vocal CDs; “My Heart Stood Still” and “Another Side Now: The Songs of Joni Mitchell"

Abigail Rockwell

Abigail Rockwell grew up singing and writing from an early age. She studied with Clara Burling Roesch, internationally known orchestra conductor, choral director and voice teacher, in New York City in her teenage years. She later trained at the Conservatory of Theater Arts & Film at Purchase, NY. After working at the Pioneer Square Theater in Seattle, Washington, Rockwell moved to Los Angeles where she focused mainly on voiceovers including national campaigns for Mercury Sable, Harrah’s Casino, and numerous series for PBS. After meeting renowned west coast vocal coach Gary Catona, she embarked on training and building her voice anew

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Laura Valle

Utilizing compositional inspiration from Jazz, Latin Jazz, Pop, Bossa Nova, and other contemporary styles, this Argentinian artist now residing in Orange County, CA, creates an eclectic fusion of international sounds.  Laura’s voice is often described as delicate, smooth and soulful and she sings in six different languages besides English and her native Spanish. Her natural and inviting delivery has charmed audiences since the start of her career in Argentina and then in Europe where she toured with Tango and Latin Jazz Bands during the late 90’s.  Laura spent her early years intensely involved in the cultural life of Buenos Aires performing theatre and singing, then moved to Europe and toured with several bands while studying music in Switzerland