BIG HAIR, WILD ENERGY AND SOME OLD SCHOOL SOUL N' JAZZ
ABOUT MISS EMILIA
Australian artist Emilia is known for her big voice, big energy and even bigger hair.
Old-School Soul, Funk and Jazz merges together with wild horn like improvisations and soaring vocals, with no one show being completely the same.
The powerhouse vocalists compositions are award-winning, travelling internationally to play jazz festivals in Indonesia, Europe and selling out rooms in Australia, keeping people on the edges of their seats with her wild, enrapturing voice.
Emilia’s compositions will take you on a soundscape, groove filled journey with an old-school soulful voice that is timeless as is familiar.
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS & COLLABORATIONS
Known as her European & Hebrew name Emilia, Miss Emilia has taken the Australian music scene by storm.
A renowned Old-School-Soul n' Jazz powerhouse, Miss Emilia is known for her big hair and heartfelt evocative music, since starting her career she has been the recipient of the Bornstein Jazz Vocal Prize, the Future Leaders Jazz Awards and the Push Composition Prize.
Travelling to play international festivals including the Ubud Village Jazz Festival in Bali and Monash Prato Jazz Festival in Italy, Emilia has also played a trail of famed Australian music festivals such as the Melbourne International Jazz Festival, Stonnington Jazz Festival, Castlemaine Jazz Festival, Marysville Jazz Festival, Bello Winter Music Festival and FOJAM to name a few, and has performed with Australian house-hold names such as Kate Ceberano, Paul Grabowsky and opened for Kingswood.
She has also seen great success managing and fronting as ‘Sugar Mama’ from Australian cult-followed outfit ‘The Mamas’, with organising and touring to sold-out audiences all across Australia, opening for the likes of San Cisco and Sex on Toast, and playing to crowds of thousands at Queenscliff Music Festival and Moomba.
In her youth, Emilia was a lead vocalist in the Victorian State Schools Spectacular, singing in an all star cast to thousands in HiSense Arena, broadcasted live to Channel 7. Through the State Schools Spectacular she performed for the British Royalty alongside NICA (National Institute of Circus Arts). From the ages of 15 - 19 years old, Emilia was accepted into the competitive Juilliard Jazz Winter Music School run by the heads of music from the Juilliard School in NYC, as a student and later, vocal mentor.
What They’re Saying
"Pure talent and skill, but most of all a golden heart that shines through"
(Dizzy Gillespie Band, Lena Horne Band)
"Enough power to incite a disco-funk riot... basically it's just a big party wherever you happen to be when Emilia starts wailing"
Dave Ruby Howe
“A real heavy musician”