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Irene Serra

Born in Milan,Italy Irene moved to Denmark at the age of 3. From a very young age she developed her love for singing whilst performing in choirs, musicals and churches. After moving back to Milan, she started studying Jazz at the age of 16 with the renowned Italian Jazz singer Tiziana Ghiglioni at the Academy of Music in Milan. She moved to London in 1999 to continue her music studies at the University Of Surrey and then Goldsmiths College. She went on to complete a MMus (Jazz Studies) at the Guildhall School Of Music and Drama. She has performed various styles of music ranging from jazz, blues, bossanova, gospel and soul in venues in and around London such as the Barbican Centre, Upstairs @ Ronnie Scotts, Pizza Express Jazz Club in Dean Street, the Union Chapel in Islington, the Hackney Empire, The 606 Jazz Club, The Spice Of Life, The Forge Venue and the Djanogly Pitch at the National Theatre. She was one of the semi-finalists in The Brussels International Young Jazz Singer in 2008 and was the only European finalist in the Shure Jazz Voice Competition at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 2009. Irene has also worked as a session singer and vocalist in Ibiza, Italy, France, Belgium, Switzerland and the UK.

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Requiem For The Faithful

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Label: Self Produced
Released: 2019
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Requiem For The Faithful

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2019
Track listing: We All Bleed; Ode To Myself (Requiem Mix); In My Bed; Stone; At the Seams; Panic Room; L.A.S.; Orbit; Little Girl...; Paper Doll (Requiem Mix); Run To You; Loving A Stranger; Where Beauty Lives; Lost Where We Belong;

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-isq: -Isq: Too

Read "-Isq: Too" reviewed by Luca Muchetti


Pop d'autore visto con le lenti dal jazz. Gli -isq sono una formazione inglese nelle cui file milita Irene Serra, cantante dalle origini italiane ma oggi stabilmente a Londra. Insieme a un pugno di musicisti divisi fra contrabbasso, batteria e pianoforte, è giunta al secondo album, presentato nella capitale inglese in un locale di Soho pochi ...

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Article: Album Review

-isq: Too

Read "Too" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay


Too is the second album from London-based quartet -isq. No surprise there. The slightly odd presentation of the band's name remains in place and continues to trouble the usually faultless activities of the planet's internet search engines. The line-up from debut album -isq (Cheesepeas Records, 2013) is still intact. The band's distinctive “every silver lining has ...


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