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Emilia Mårtensson Trio (Cambridge International Jazz Festival £5)

Emilia Mårtensson is a London based Swedish vocalist and composer of considerable repute.

After her two latest album releases Emilia has built a well- deserved reputation as one of the most exciting young vocalists on the UK Jazz scene and she has this year been awarded  ‘Vocalist of the Year’ at The Parliamentary Jazz Awards. Her gently expressive voice and highly personal compositions are firmly rooted within the folklore and countryside of her native southern Sweden, adding to the mystique and allure of a distinctive and truly original artist.

Emilia was nominated and chosen in 2015 to partake in ‘The Take Five’ Artist Program delivered by national music producers Serious. She was also rewarded the ‘Women Make Music’ funding scheme delivered by PRSF for her new Album Project, which will be released later this year on the London Based label ‘Two Rivers’. 

”A voice of quite remarkable expressive depth” -JAZZWISE

“Exquisitely beautiful songs… Martensson has struck gold.” – JAZZWISE

”Martensson invest every sound with a skimming, rapturous lightness and clarity" John Fordham, The Guardian

”Ethereal Voice" Time Out

"The music is immediately enchanting, bewitching, and approachable…” AllAboutJazz