The italian singer and composer Vanessa Tagliabue Yorke is also an art and sculptor graduate of Milan’s New Academy of Fine Arts and a music graduate of Mantua’s Lucio Campiani Conservatory. She has a crystalline, often intensely dramatic voice. She cites her primary musical inspirations as Olivier Messiaen, Claude Debussy, Alexander Scriabin, Bix Beiderbecke and Gerard Grisey, and mentions Javanese, Thai, Vietnamese, Egyptian and free jazz influences, too. She has wide experience performing early jazz and French chanson, and has appeared at jazz festivals in the US and Europe.
On stage with a great band of italian jazz masters: Mauro Ottolini on tenor trombone, Francesco Bearzatti on sax and the young pianist Giulio Scaramella.