Jazz and Brazilian Vocals
Emy Tseng is a DC-based jazz singer who performs bossa nova and jazz standards. "Lithe and graceful, with a sharp rhythmic sense, Emy's voice is honest and sublime", says Miles Willis, WPFW jazz radio. Emy moved from the Bay Area in 2009, and has performed in jazz clubs and other venues throughout DC and San Francisco areas.Singing bossa nova standards in Portuguese, Emy is noted for her Brazilian sound and feel. Emy studied with the renowned Brazilian pianist Marcos Silva at the Jazz School in Berkeley, CA. Marcos Silva was music director for Flora Purim and Airto, and played with such Brazilian music luminaries as Leny Andrade, Toninho Horta, Joyce and Dori Caymmi. Emy's other musical influences include Elis Regina, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Paula Morelenbaum, Luciana Souza, Kate McGarry, Sarah McLachlan and Jonatha Brooke. Emy began classical piano at age four and started singing in high school. She studied classical voice at the Longy School of Music and sang in early music ensembles in Boston and New York. In New York, she studied with the esteemed jazz singer and teacher Jay Clayton. She currently studies voice with jazz singer Christine Crerar.
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