Enjoy our house 5 piece Brazlian band perform from 6-9pm
Adriana vasques is a london based singer, pianist and composer. She graduated in classical piano in trieste, her italian hometown on the adriatic coast.
She has performed extensively in italy, slovenia and croatia at many well established venues and festivals, singing in jazz, pop and funk bands before choosing to perform mainly her brazilian song repertoire and her own compositions. Adriana has performed and recorded in italy with reputable musicians such as andrea allione (paolo conte), pietro tonolo (paul motian, gil evans orchestra), glauco venier (kenny wheeler, norma winstone), elvis stanić (gilberto gil, django bates), luis bonilla (mingus big band, lester bowie) as well as many others.
Alongside her performing career, she has also worked as a music tutor and radio host. For over twenty years she has produced and hosted several music radio shows in which she has welcomed and embraced a variety of musical styles , interviewed dozens of musicians as well as other professionals in the musical world .
After defending her graduation thesis on five of her compositions in relation to rhythmic didactics, one of her compositions, nu-mi (danza), was awarded first prize at “ premio nazionale delle arti “ in rome and has since been recorded by other musicians in three different albums. Adriana has started performing her own compositions recently.
After moving to london in 2009, she toured europe and canada with the irish cult band the commitments , over the past few years she has performed with some of the best musicians on the london scene.