tamara

TAMARA SOLDAN

Singer, whose musical studies begun at the age of nine, by playing the violin and at the same time singing in a polyphonic choir, while dealing with a large repertoire from the old one to the contemporary one. In 1995, she approached jazz music and studied with some of the most great singers and teachers from Italy, USA and UK. She graduated “cum laude” at Conservatory of Music of Adria (Italy). The passion of musical research and improvisation brought her to attend the High Musical Specialization in Siena (Italy) with the ECM pianist Stefano Battaglia. Moreover, she studied at HMTM of Hannover. Aside from the jazz commitment, Tamara holds a soloist role within the vocal group “Aurea Luce”, which attempts to Gregorian chants. She furthermore cooperates with the contemporary music ensemble l’Arsenale, with which she participated in the Biennale Musica 2010 in Venice and in the prestigious international Festival “Incontri asolani” in Asolo (Italy) with the Luigi Nono’s composition “Diario Polacco N.2. Since 2013 she lives in Berlin and works as singer and performer in the jazz, early music and contemporary scenes.

michele

MICHELE PEDRAZZI

Michele Pedrazzi is a media artist and musician born in Verona, Italy, currently living in Berlin. He holds a master in Electronic Music from the Conservatory of Bolzano and a Ph.D. in Semiotics at Umberto Ecos SSSUB in Bologna, with a thesis on improvisation in music. He’s done installative pieces („Cicadas”), theatrical collaborations (for Barok The Great and La Pesatura dei Punti) and art performances (with Marco Mendeni). He has worked as media designer in Italy and Germany with Studio Azzurro, N!03, Teatro del Suono, Asteria, id3d-berlinand Beier+Wellach. With the alias Bob Meanza he has produced several albums, among them: „Three Diamond Ohms“ (Phonoethics, 2013), „OU“ (Aut Records, 2015, with Filipe Dias De) and the work with band Toxydoll („Hawkward“, Aut Records, 2017).