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Francesca Tandoi


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"Francesca Tandoi is a pianist with excellent musical taste and a sense of swing. She has a refined voice and is capable of composing unforgettable melodies and arranging them in an extremely sophisticated way."

Monty Alexander

Pianist/singer Francesca Tandoi is recognized by critics and the public as one of the most interesting talents on the international jazz scene, an excellent composer and extraordinary band leader who already boasts a track record studded with successes all over the world.
Her trio performances have been repeatedly described as "an explosion of swing" and her pianism as incredibly energetic and elegant at the same time.
She has an intense activity as a sideman behind her, having collaborated with internationally renowned artists, but in recent years it has been the trio formula that has been most congenial to her, allowing her wide expressive freedom and an original intensity in which she interprets maintains strong links with the past and the jazz tradition, but with his mind projected towards the future.

She moved to the Netherlands in 2009 to study at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague and

Codarts Conservatory of Rotterdam, she graduated with honors in 2015 and immediately after began her international career, which saw her intensely involved in concerts and tours in some of the most important theatres, festivals and clubs in the world (such as the North Sea jazz festival, Umbria Jazz, Cork jazz, Breda jazz, Amsterdam Arena and many others in the USA, Indonesia, India, Japan, South Africa, Russia and throughout Europe) both as leader of his own trio and as sideman of some of the most important names on the Italian and international jazz scene.

"Francesca Tandoi has a piano technique that is nothing short of perfect and an incredible sense of swing. The audience is totally fascinated by her playing."

David Alston

As leader of your trio since 2014 you already have several recordings under your belt: "For Elvira", "Something blue", "Magic Three" and "Wind dance".

The latter appears in the "top 10 best jazz albums of 2017" ranking drawn up by the famous Japanese magazine "Jazz Life".
The same magazine defines her as one of the most interesting young talents on the European jazz scene.
His latest recording "When in Rome" will be released in 2022.
He also appears as a sideman on more than 20 recordings, three of them in a quartet with saxophonist Scott Hamilton.

"Francesca Tandoi has truly excellent piano skills, it's as if she flies on the keyboard. Plus she has a beautiful, enveloping and fascinating voice."

Jazz Flits magazine

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