Chiara Pancaldi is a passionate young italian jazz singer. She practices and loves all kinds of music, from Classical to Jazz, from Brasilian to Soul Music and Folk music too. Her musical style is mainly influenced by jazz and brasilian music.
She had a chance to study with many great jazz musician such as Michele Hendricks, Rachel Gould, Roberta Gambarini, Jeremy Pelt, Harold Mabern, Barry Harris, Vincent Harring, Bob Stoloff, Sheila Jordan, always grabbing their attention for her talent.
Performing live in clubs and festivals in Italy she has worked and performed with many great Italian and american jazz musicians. She recorded an album on 2010, that has been released on 2012, for the italian label DODICILUNE.
In 2012 she grabbed the attention of the famous piano player Cyrus Chestnut who invited her to perform at Dizzy`s Club at Lincoln Center in NYC on January 2013 and suggested her to make a record toghether.
She went to NYC on January 2013 and again on September 2013 to make a recording session with an excellent trio with Cyrus Chestnut on piano, John Webber on bass and Joe Farnsworth on drums. The record, still not released, has Jeremy Pelt as Artistic Producer.
Chiara`s is one of the most beautiful voices in jazz out there today-not just in Italy, but anywhere. She has an impeccable technique as well as an irresistable swing. Equally at ease on ballads, bossa, swing or be-bop tunes, she brings her own style and interpretation to everything she sings. And can she scat! She will no doubt make a name for herself in jazz. Chiara Pancaldi-remember the name!