Silvia Benzi

(born 18th March 1967 in Alessandria, Italy, where she lives), singer and composer. From 1992 to 1996 she studied at the Centro Jazz in Torino with Giovanni Grimaldi, Luigi Tessarollo and Pino Russo. She partecipated in the Umbria Jazz workshop with teachers of the Berklee College of Music in Boston. From 1997 to 2000 she studied jazz singing, voice and repertoire with Danila Satragno. She teaches contemporary singing at the Circolo Amici della Musica "P. Piacentini" in Valenza and with A. Girbaudo she directs the choir "Joy Singers Choir"(contemporary gospel and jazz). She has performed in concerts with the "B&B Jazz Group", she sings in the "E.T. Big Band" in Acqui Terme, and since 2005 she collaborated with the "Orchestra B. Bruni" in Cuneo, as chorister of the jazz choir.