Dani Iannarelli
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  • Edinburgh, Scotland
  • United Kingdom
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Where are you located?
Edinburgh, Scotland UK
What is your affiliation to the Jazz World?
Musical Artist, Vocalist
Tell us a little about your background...
Dani Iannarelli has an extensive arts background in acting, song and dance [the latter including (Argentine)Tango, Tap, Lindy Hop (/Jitterbug), Swing, Jive and Stage/Character ] covering 30 years. Italian (although born in Edinburgh, Scotland... of Italian parents, and possessing an Italian passport) by bloodline (check out a href="http://www.tango-la-dolce-vita.eu/La%20Mia%20Famiglia.htm" target="_blank">http://www.tango-la-dolce-vita.eu/La%20Mia%20Famiglia.htm >), Dani has a deep cultural connection with Italian music (particularly Napolitano) and strives for a similarly romantic style in his application to his Jazz/Swing singing. A full member of British Actors’ Equity, Dani has considerable experience in cabaret, dance revue shows and on the musical stage (in 1987 taking on the role of ‘Riff’ in ‘West Side Story’, to an acclaimed review– to name but one of the many stage musicals in which he has featured – at the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh). Going back, before all this, though, at the age of 19, Dani and three friends (taking bass, drums, lead guitar) formed a 1950s rock’n’roll band with Dani singing lead and playing rhythm guitar. After his Rock’n’Roll excursion, in his early-20s, Dani teamed up with five other like-minded friends. There were six of us… three gals and three guys. We formed an a-cappella sextet with two different names for two different interests… ‘Besonder’ and ‘Company B’. ‘Besonder’ (an olde German word meaning “especial”) saw us dressed in Mediaeval costume and, although primarily close-harmony singing, also some Mediaeval dancing, skits and storytelling. The songs included old Scots songs, classical pieces, adapted nursery rhymes etc (mainly ‘a capella’, but occasionally with a single acoustic guitar backing), all in close-harmony with occasional soloing between us, at Mediaeval Banquets and Mediaeval Fayres. In both aliases, we also participated in the singing/vocal category in many Competition Festivals... achieving numerous awards at 'Honours' and 'Merit' standards. ‘Company B’ was our ‘jazz/swing’ side. Again, this was primarily very close-harmony ‘a capella’ but also included solos, dancing (tap and character). Eventually, we ended up as three guys and no gals…! We then started to include close-harmony barbershop singing along with everything else. Besonder/Company B ran about 5-6 years. Dani also sang 1st Bass (Baritone) for 9 years in the Edinburgh Festival Chorus (doing national and international tours), and with the New Scottish Concert Choir with, additionally, chorus work in operas. There was also a 'one-night-stand' at the Edinburgh Playhouse as a backing singer for the band 'Foreigner' in their song "I Wanna Know What Love Is". In 2003, Dani was pointed towards the Fionna Duncan Vocal Jazz Workshops and attended a week-long course, therewith becoming influenced by attending workshops with such guest jazz names as Sheila Jordan… among others. Greatly influential in the development of Dani's jazz/vocal development were vocal coach Lorna Brooks and jazz singer Freddie King (that's NOT the same artiste as the late blues singer). Dani has also been practicing Tango (Argentine, of course – the only tango) for 11 years (performing and teaching for 6 years) and has visited Buenos Aires 9 times (7x for the Fabian Salas CITA International Tango Festival and 4x for Gustavo Naveira's Masters’ tango seminars). He has danced and taken workshops/lessons in numerous other worldwide locations, and with many of the world's leading tango exponents/teachers. Dani is now includes Latin jazz and jazz-arranged tangos to his repertoire. Dani has just completed his first CD album of Latin Jazz, recorded at the Casa Frida Studio in Buenos Aires, and Mastered at the 3:3:2 Studio also in Buenos Aires. The CD is due to be released in September 2011.
How did you hear about the Jazz Network? Please give full name of contact
Accidentally found on trawling the web for jazz arrangers.
What Instrument do you play?
Vocalist
What is your website address? Only websites that pertain to your business and how you can be contacted.
http://www.dani-iannarelli.eu [currently under construction]
When Is Your CD Scheduled For Release?
September
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