Natalie – Singing (Pop/ Modern)
Born and raised in Chicago to a Colombian mother and Sicilian father, Natalie Oliveri began exploring and creating music through piano from the age of eight. She is currently a professional Soul singer-songwriter and recording artist from the U.S with several years of experience as a piano and vocal instructor. She studied composition, piano and classical voice at an early age at Sherwood Conservatory of Music and soon after discovered her love for Jazz and Soul music. Natalie began studying Vocal Jazz with Jackie Allen (Jazz Blue Note artist) and went on performing professionally as a lead vocalist in Latin, Jazz , World and Soul R&b Bands. She has since worked with some of the most renowned Jazz Musicians and Soul Ensembles, has toured internationally representing her released originals, and has had the honour of backing up Gloria Estefan as well as opening up for Grammy winning Soul artist “Estelle”.
Once receiving her Bachelor of Art in Music Business Management and Vocal Performance Degree at Columbia College Chicago, Natalie released her first EP titled “Eclectic Soul” which became distributed by River City MusicCo. in Japan . Her work has also been featured in the Latino Film Festival, Oxygen Network, BBC Player documentary & an award winning web series titled “12 Steps to Recovery”. Whether the soulstress is belting out tunes in English or Spanish, her music carries layers of versatility transcending cultures and connecting listeners on an international stage. Influenced by Motown and Soul Music of every genre, Natalie precisely blends influences of a vintage sound while adding a touch of Latin flavor. Natalie is currently residing in the U.K to finish a Masters in Popular Music Production.