Book the band Nova Jazz for your wedding, party, corporate event, or any event! Francesca is a professional jazz vocalist performing glamorous Bossa nova, upbeat swing, jive and Jazz versions of your favourite pop songs. Delivered with class and style! She can perform as a solo singer with backing track or with her phenomenal band Nova Jazz.
Francesca has a client-focused approach and can create a bespoke setlist to suit your event from her extensive repertoire. Whether that means learning a new song for a first dance, or crafting a set for a for a birthday, corporate event or product launch. She can perform as part of a duo, with a full band or a backing track, providing all equipment necessary for the performance.
Francesca and Nova Jazz's repertoire ranges from American songbook jazz standards, blues, bossa nova and vintage pop covers to in both English and Portuguese. They have performed at prestigious venues across London including the V&A and Natural History Museums, The National Theatre, Thames river cruises, The Cutty Sark, the Residence of the Brazilian Ambassador to London and for Dolce & Gabbana.
Francesca started her musical journey singing opera in University productions before moving back to her hometown to access London's diverse music scene and undertake a Masters in jazz at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Having grown up exposed to artists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Anita O'day, Louis Jordan and Jobim, the move towards jazz was something she describes as a ‘natural transition’ aided by influencers such as Amy Winehouse and Norah Jones.
Francesca was featured by Nigel Williams on Jazz Fm and Giles Peterson Worldwide for her lead vocals on the track 'Southern Freez' and her EP was showcased on BBC Radio London Introducing. Since 2015, Francesca continues to perform as an artist and working musician alongside some of London's top young jazz musicians. She released her EP Devil's Door is 2016 and 'In a Man's Arms' in 2019.
If you are looking to have a band that truly brings some flavour and uniqueness to your event, then look no further than Nova Jazz!