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Emilia Vancini

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“Cette voix qui ose flirter avec ses limites, tout en gardant sa sensualite’ “ – Jazzques.com Emilia Vancini is an Italian singer who lives in The Netherlands. Her repertoire ranges from jazz to the canzone d’autore italiana, a collection of songs written by Italian singer-songwriters from the ‘50s to the present day. With a great passion for the jazz tradition, a deep connection to her Italian roots and a solid background in piano and classical music studies, Emilia’s commitment to study and constant improvement has earned her the respect of jazz aficionados and critics alike. Inspired by her love of literature and poetry from a young age, Emilia’s singing is highly influenced by her analysis of the lyrics of a song, adding extra meaning to her performance

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Article: Album Review

Emilia Vancini, Augusto Pirodda: And If You Fall, You Fall

Read "And If You Fall, You Fall" reviewed by Neri Pollastri


Duetto tra musicisti nostrani che ormai da tempo vivono all'estero, questo breve album—mezz'ora scarsa di musica—è un fulgido esempio di come si possa ancora trattare del materiale tradizionale donandogli freschezza e originalità. Siamo infatti di fronte a un “semplice" duo tra voce femminile e pianoforte all'opera su un repertorio di notissimi standard; e tuttavia i protagonisti, ...

Album

And If You Fall, You Fall

Label: Espira
Released: 2020
Track listing: Some Other Time; You're My Everything; When I Fall in Love; On the Sunny Side of the Street; I Love You; If I Were a Bell; Ruby, My Dear; There Is No Greater Love; But Not for Me; Just Friends; Some Other Time (reprise).

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Article: Year in Review

C. Michael Bailey's Best Releases of 2020

Read "C. Michael Bailey's Best Releases of 2020" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


We are experiencing an existential fold in history, one where we do not even realize its gravity because it has been so cheapened by ourselves. The only thing that rises above all of this is art, and in particular, music. It is but grace that these artists provided us a gift we could never possibly warrant. ...

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Article: Album Review

Josh Nelson: D+N+A: David/Nelson/Agreement

Read "D+N+A: David/Nelson/Agreement" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


Vocalist Mon David and pianist Josh Nelson's D+N+A: David/Nelson/Agreement has two recorded antecedents in John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman (Impulse!, 1963) and Emilia Vancini's And If You Fall, You Fall (Espira, 2020). This new release favors the former in that David is a baritone voice as was Hartman and his repertoire on D+N+A is one of ...

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When I Fall In Love

Featuring the music of Emilia Vancini
Duration: 3:18

A ballad from The Great American Songbook performed by Emilia Vancini and Augusto Pirodda from their album And If You Fall, You Fall (released on June 5, 2020).
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On The Sunny Side Of The Street

Featuring the music of Emilia Vancini
Duration: 2:39

From the album "And If You Fall, You Fall" (released on June 5, 2020). Emilia Vancini and Augusto Pirodda's rendition of Jimmy McHugh's classic.
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News: Recording

Emilia Vancini And Augusto Pirodda Album Release: "And If You Fall, You Fall"

Emilia Vancini And Augusto Pirodda Album Release: "And If You Fall, You Fall"

Benelux-based duo Emilia Vancini (voice) and Augusto Pirodda (piano) released their album titled And if you fall, you fall on May 30th. After a collaboration of more than a decade, the two Italian expat musicians entered the studio in July 2019 to record an album that is truly in the moment and captures the spontaneity of ...

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I Love You

Featuring the music of Emilia Vancini
Duration: 2:03

Vocalist Emilia Vancini's and pianist Augusto Pirodda's joyful take on Cole Porter's classic. From Emilia Vancini's latest release "And If You Fall, You Fall. Available now at Bandcamp.
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Article: Album Review

Emilia Vancini: And If You Fall, You Fall

Read "And If You Fall, You Fall" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


There is a post-modern, deconstructive spirit in music existing within the anabolic-catabolic dichotomy of composition and performance. This spirit manifests in the same impetus that compels inquisitive minds to take things apart and put them back together differently, if not improving them, then revealing, from a different cleave, some previously unseen aspect of the whole. A ...


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