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Becca Stevens is a multi-faceted singer-songwriter and guitarist who has previously delighted French audiences with her own projects and her work in collaboration with other artists, from backgrounds ranging from rock to pop to jazz and classical music. Among them are big names such Brad Mehldau, Ambrose Akinmusire, José James, Eric Harland, Esperanza Spalding and Snarky Puppy. With the songs from her latest album, a tribute to women, the American already being compared to Joni Mitchell brings a breath of fresh air to the opening night of the festival.
Line-up: Becca Stevens: vocals & guitar / Chris Tordini: double bass / Jordan Perlson: drums & percussion / Liam Robinson: keyboard, trombone & vocals / Michelle Willis: vocals.
Album: Regina (GroundUP)