vanesa photoshoot

 

Vanesa(Canary Islands-Spain) sings with great emotional depth and is a natural musician.
She started young studying classical saxophone at the music school in Lanzarote.
During her classical education she was performing in different kinds of ensembles as wind orchestras, latin bands, chamber music ensembles and choirs. She continued her saxophone studies in The Conservatory of Tenerife combining with her university studies on Music Education. At that time she got familiar with improvisation and jazz music and she developed her first composing skills. After getting her degree in Music Education she went to live in Granada where she fell in love with Flamenco music.
In 2012 she moved to The Netherlands to start her Bachelor studies in Jazz/Pop Composition & Arranging(writing music for Film,Theater, Choir or Big band) at the Conservatorium of Maastricht. Since then, she has also performed as a singer and participated in many different projects (Flamenco, Latin, Jazz, Film music, Bigband).
Since 2017 she has lived in Brussels. Obtained her Master's degree in Music( Jazz Composition & arranging) Cum laude under the tutelage of Kris Defoort and Michelino Bisceglia.

She has performed in Spain, Belgium, The Netherlands, Norway and India, recording or sharing stage with great musicians as : Jeronimo Maya (disciple of Paco de Lucía), Paco Fernandez, Jorge Pardo(best European Jazz Musician 2013 and flutist of Paco de Lucía), Kike Perdomo, Dick Oatts, Ed Partyka, David Minguillón, Yarel Hernandez, Rezar Dominguez, Jesse Passenier, Roderic Povel, Ron Van Stratum, Pepa Niebla, BJO and BBDC big bands... among many others.

Currently working on her own project with original compositions, she is also part of several projects as Maanpaard(indie pop/blues), Lean(classical/world music), Las Lloronas(world music/slam) or BIC(Brussels improv collective).

Since October 2019 she has been performing with Pati Pami as Lead singer and saxophonist.