Marta Capponi

 (born 1981, Frosinone, Italy), singer and composer. In 2001 she started her musical studies at the "Saint Louis Music Center"in Rome with Pierpaolo Principato, Susanna Stivali and Pierluca Buonfrate; then she attended various seminars with Carl Anderson, Paolo Fresu and Maria Pia De Vito. In 2002 she won the scholarship for "best student" from "Nuoro jazz" and in 2003 she performed with an octet at the Berchidda "Time in Jazz" festival and at concerts series of "Nuori Jazz". She studied singing with Elisabetta Antonimi, Diana Torto e Giuppi Paone. In 2004 she attended the Jazz Sperimental Course at the Forinone Conservatory with Ettore Fioravanti. She performed with her jazz trio and quartet in many festivals ("Umbria Jazz", "Jammin Jazz Festival", "Atina Jazz") and clubs ("Cafè Renault", "Alexander Platz"). Since 2005 she teaches jazz/pop singing in many schools in Rome.
Recordings: In Front of You, 2006: she was the special guest of the recording of the trombonist Chiricosta, with 2 songs composed by her.
Awards: "Lucca Jazz Donna", 2008, with her sextet; she was semifinalist of the "Jimmy Wood" Award in Ronciglione.

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