Francesca Mondi is a captivating London-based jazz singer and songwriter, specializing in standards, Brazilian Bossa nova, and original compositions. With a voice that echoes the timeless allure of a bygone era, Francesca effortlessly transports her audience to a world of scintillating glamour, swinging rhythms, and heart-wrenching melodies. Her performances feature fresh arrangements of classics from the American Songbook, paying homage to the great women of jazz such as Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, and Nina Simone, alongside elements of bossa nova and soul.
In addition to her interpretive prowess, Francesca’s songwriting is a fusion of Trad Jazz, Blues, and Dixieland, imbued with an alternative, contemporary edge. Notable releases include the single “In a Man’s Arms” and the EP ‘Devil’s Door,’ with her latest offering, the eagerly anticipated EP ‘Lucky to be Me,’ scheduled for release at the end of 2023.
Francesca’s talent has garnered recognition on renowned platforms, having been featured by Nigel Williams on Jazz FM and Giles Peterson Worldwide, with her EP showcased on BBC Radio London Introducing. As a versatile artist, she effortlessly sings in Portuguese, Italian, and English. A graduate with a Master’s degree in Jazz Performance from The Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2020, Francesca has firmly established herself as both an artist and a working musician.
Beyond her recording career, Francesca is actively involved in music education, serving as a vocal teacher at the London Music Institute. Her live performances captivate audiences not only in her hometown but also across the UK and internationally. With a regular presence at esteemed venues like The Ned, Boisdale restaurants, Annabel’s, The 606 Club, Toulouse Lautrec, and the Pheasantry, Francesca continues to enchant listeners with her soulful voice and dynamic stage presence.
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