Pippi Ardennia

Pippi Ardennia

 Chicago, Illinois, USA
DuoJazzSinger/Songwriter

When you Need to Feel the Music! Experience Pippi Ardennia and Daniel Leahy. Swinging, sultry, bluesy, soulful, jazz music that moves you. Mesmerizing her audience with the ability to bring the story of a song to life with her passion and style. Daniel Leahy music director/composer on piano leads the phenomenal tight quartet. You've never heard standards like this before!

Biography

ippi Ardennia’s Biog
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The following testimonials are just a two examples that shows how Pippi is more than just a singer/song writer/song stylist…..Thank you for the CD! WOW!!! You are an incredibly gifted musician. I was a little stressed when I started the CD, and by “Black Coffee” I was groovin’ as I was cruisin’ to get to my lunch date…---Gretchen. I enjoyed your cd! I never considered (in my life) listening to Jazz Music. I was blown away by your music… ---- LH. Her voice has been described as an instrument; “Another master has emerged, as Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn and Dinah Washington.” Pippi is a natural entertainer, sultry at times, always powerful and exciting, but what sweeps you away is the electric and sensual emotion that emanates from her to you, telling a story in song like you’ve never heard before; a natural power in nature.
Pippi Ardennia…a Chicago native, singing since she was 13 years old, has performed at many of Chicago's most respected music and jazz clubs from the Burning Spear, High Chaparral, Capitol Theater, Redhead, Green Dolphin, Chicago Symphony Center, the Taste of Chicago, Dakota Jazz Club in Minneapolis, MN and on Chicago’s internationally famous Rush Street, she has appeared at Mr. Kelly’s, The Rosebud, The Backroom, and Chicago’s elite private Tavern Club.
She has performed for such notables as President Clinton, Mayor Daley, Tony Bennett, Liza Minnelli and more. She’s been featured in commercials, TV, and numerous radio interviews. Liza Minnelli said, "Pippi, you have a great voice, you’re great.” The great jazz trumpeter, Freddy Hubbard said, “People will know Pippi!
Ms. Ardennia's classy style puts her in the Major League of jazz vocalists. Her easy-going style and varied delivery stands comparison to the great jazz divas such as Ella Fitzgerald and Lena Horne."--Ian Tiele, President, Brookfield Jazz Society.
Pippi’s “Black Coffee” CD is a collection of jazz classics from the Great American Songbook which is hard to beat.; “A monument to a magical musical era now long gone by,”---Allen Hall. After listening to Black Coffee, jazz lovers recognized the subtle, blended tones of Jazz eras most powerful Mistresses of Song that seem to channel through Pippi Ardennia’s style. Come and feel the music performed by a classy vocal talent that emerges only once in a lifetime. What an experience, When You Need To Feel the Music.

Discography

Black Coffee