francesca tandoi trio
Francesca Tandoi started to play classical piano at an early age. After a few years she got very much interested in jazz music and became a big fan of swinging virtuoso piano players like, Oscar Peterson, Phineas Newborn, Gene Harris, Bobby Timmons, and other musicians of that generation.
She started her career as a teenager in Italy, especially in the jazz scene of Rome, her own city. She had the chance to play and perform with many great italian musicians, joining some of the most important italian jazz festivals all around the country.
In 2009 she moved to the Netherlands and in 2013 she graduated with a special mention at the “Royal Conservatory of The Hague” in jazz piano and singing.
After that she moved to the Conservatory of Rotterdam “Codarts” and got her Master degree in 2015 writing a thesis about “The art of rearranging jazz standards for jazz piano trio” .
In Holland she started playing with some of the finest dutch and international jazz musicians and performed all around the world.
Jazz festivals in Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, India. Tours all around Europe. Holland, Italy, Swiss, Germany, France, Belgium, Czech Republic, Greece, Ukraine.
She also performed in many important jazz festivals as North sea jazz festival, Maastricht jazz festival, Breda jazz festival, Bösendorfer gala 2013, and many others, both as accompanist and as a leader of her trio.
With her trio (Frits Landesbergen on drums and Frans van Geest on double bass) she recorded three CD's for a japanese label: Atelier Sawano