My Latin Heart
Jazz vocalist Vanessa Vieto spans the range of jazz and fuses it with Latin American music and Impressionism in her compositions and arrangements. Flowing melodies merge in rich harmonies and strong grooves leaving room for interaction and improvisation. With her smooth voice and expressive range Vanessa shares her stories of love and life in English, Spanish, French and German as well as in her own fantasy language.
The Munich-based quartet led by guitar player and composer Andreas Steeger has their very own understanding of the "West Coast Jazz". Whether it's swing, blues, soul or Latin jazz it always sounds relaxed, yet full of groove. Vanessa Vieto completes the wonderful lyrical pieces with her velvety soft and nuanced voice telling the stories she writes.
The term Orange Mood symbolises improvised music composed on the spur of the moment in response to co-performer led by intuition. Vanessa Vieto is involved in different formations and projects ranging from solo performances by Hajnal Németh, as member of the International Academy for Intuitive Music by Markus Stockhausen, to free improvisation sessions and acapella plays.
Starting out of the moment, from the magic of the encounter, build upon all musical imprints using layers of melodies, harmonies and rhythms, circlesongs are a form of improvisational singing. Having studied with the founder Bobby McFerrin and members of Voicestra over years, Vanessa Vieto developed her own approach to improvising and composing circlesongs.