Francien van Tuinen

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Francien van Tuinen
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Occupation Jazz singer
Years active 1997 - present

Francien van Tuinen is a Dutch jazz-singer.[1]

Career[edit]

In 1997, van Tuinen won the Dutch Jazz Vocalist Competition. In 1998, she graduated from the Prince Claus Conservatoire in Groningen,[2] and then played and recorded with various jazz groups, including her own quintet and several big bands and an orchestra.

Her song Fallin' is based on the harmonic language of the etude Op. 8, No. 4 by Alexander Scriabin.

Today, Van Tuinen makes appearances with her new band Tripod.

Discography[edit]

  • 1998: Tuindance (VIA Records)
  • 2002: Despina's Eye (Culture Records Benelux)
  • 2003: A Perfect Blue Day
  • 2005: Muzyka (BMCD)
  • 2009: Daytrippers (Red Sauce Records)

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