Marcella Puppini is Italian, and also speaks English and French. She created The Puppini Sisters together with Kate Mullins, Stephanie O'Brien and a versatile band in 2004. The three women met while studying music at Trinity College London, and have created a unique blend of a capella with superbly blended harmonies, jazz and swing. Their two albums to date ('Betcha Bottom Dollar' and 'The Rise and Fall of Ruby Woo') have met with acclaim from fans and critics alike.
You may not know Marla Hansen by name, but there's a good chance you've at least heard-- if not seen-- the talented young lady. As an unassuming but in-demand violist, she's lent her string-pulling skills to the likes of Kanye West (even appearing with the MC on "Saturday Night Live") and Jay-Z (as part of an orchestra that backed Mr. Carter when he did Reasonable Doubt at Radio City Music Hall in June of 2006).
Corinne Bailey Rae (born Corinne Bailey on 26 February 1979) is an English singer and songwriter who released her eponymous debut album "Corinne Bailey Rae" in February 2006. Rae was named the number-one predicted breakthrough act of 2006 in an annual BBC poll of music critics. Rae was born in Leeds, West Yorkshire to a Kittitian father and an English mother, and she was the eldest of three daughters.
Armed with a delicious blend of delicate piano lines and biting lyrics, Pam Shaffer’s new album “It Is Happening Again” is packed with sweeping emotion and evocative stories. Pam is a singer of lullabies sprung from a sunken pirate ship, a pixie with a haunting voice, nimble fingers, and a killer shoe collection. A rare LA native, she has always had a taste for the eccentricities of life, sporting her great aunt’s costume jewelry to school as a child while delighting in a musical backdrop of Chopin, folk tunes and the requisite pop of the 80’s.
The Chapin Sisters are three sisters from New York whose unique blend of traditional folk harmonies and indie rock moodiness (think Crosby Stills and Nash meets Cat Power) have been winning them an increasing number of fans. Though the girls have been singing together informally for years, the Chapin Sisters started as a group only two years ago. One night the sisters started playing three part harmony renditions of new wave and punk songs they'd listened to growing up.
The Little Stevies are a band from Melbourne, Victoria that formed in 2006. Luscious three-part harmonies soaring above striking melodies and catchy guitar hooks is the sound of Melbourne pop-darlings The Little Stevies. Each song's a story you'll want to hear again, as the personalities of all the band members come shining through. Cheeky, charming, moving. When The Little Stevies released their debut EP
Anna Vissi (Greek: ÃŽâ€ ννα ΒÃŽÂ¯σση; born December 20, 1957) is a Cypriot-Greek singer, famous mainly in Greece and her home country Cyprus; with notable international success within the European Community, the United States and elsewhere. Since 1995, she has gone 28x platinum in Greece and in 2005, she also enjoyed success in the US, claiming the number one position on the Billboard Dance Charts with "Call Me". Childhood & Origins
Cibo Matto is a New York City-based band formed by two Japanese women, Miho Hatori and Yuka Honda in 1994. Despite being based in the US rather than Japan, they have strong links with the shibuya-kei scene in their use of sampling and mixture of trip-hop and rock, but stand out amongst other such artist for their particularly strong use of Latin and South American music. Cibo Matto is an Italian phrase that means "crazy food".