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Beatrice Betley is a Vocalist, composer and Songwriter from Hamburg, Germany, currently living and working in The Hague, The Netherlands.

Beatrice sees her musical roots in Jazz of the first half of the 20th century, 80ties Pop, Argentinian folk and the passionate sounds of Flamenco and Fado.

Beatrice holds two degrees in Fashion Design (Germany and Italy), speaks six languages and her travels have taken her from North and South America to India and Hong Kong.

Beatrice describes her music as CrossOver Jazz drawing on strong vocals, traditional Jazz Instruments and introducing some modern sounds od EDM.

” Beatrice Betley’s new album Upside Down ventures into the realms of the fantastical and the different. It is an album that shows off Betley’s skills as a performer and a songwriter.”  The Median Man

read full review here 

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Beatrice about her music:

“I love making music that gets under your skin with lyrics that matter”
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What others say about her music:

“Beatrice Betley has an extremely unique and powerful way of going straight to your soul with her fine-crafted melodies, intelligent yet accessible lyrics and magnetic arrangements…”

Gary Gray
Award-Winning Composer/Songwriter/Producer and Voting Member of The Grammy Recording Academy

– Franzi Unkelbach – PodCaster


“Intriguing artist. Beatrice has one of these voices that stops you in your tracks.”
Sammy Stein – JazzMusic Journalist, Author of “All that Jazz” and “Women in Jazz”
“…a deeply gifted singer on the verge of mainstream success.”
– Clay Burton  – IMAAI
“Beatrice Betley is an artist that truly creates a vision of her own.”
– Broadway World
“If you love captivating jazz singers with an ear for pop harmonies when it counts the most, Beatrice Betley is an artist you need to be listening to..”
– Loren Sperry – Musicexistence
“There are a lot of credible singers coming out of the indie jazz community at the moment, but I personally haven’t heard many boasting the elegant demeanor that this vocalist is from beginning to end here.”
– Bethany Page – Ventsmagazine
“Its really refreshing to hear a voice like hers. Shes classy and navigates the jazz and pop fusion effortlessly.”
– Gwen Waggoner – Scope Magazine
“Beatrice crafts a vibrant sound like no other.” 
– Emily Hinde – IndieSource
“ ..Beatrice’s sultry, emotive vocals as the icing..
Joshua (J.Smo) Smotherman – Indie Music Discovery
“..Beatrice Betley Dishes Sensuous Jazz Funk on “Flow”
Randy Radic – GuitarMagMagazine
Listeners not familiar with jazz shouldn’t be intimidated. Betley is all the introduction you need.
– Clay Burton  – IMAAI


“Take Five With Beatrice Betley” – All about Jazz, 28th august 2020

Meet Beatrice Betley

Beatrice is an acclaimed vocalist, producer, songwriter and composer, whose roots originated in Hamburg, Germany. Throughout her musical travels, her love of the craft started at an early age. Singing basically before she could even walk, Beatrice learned to play the guitar, recorder, and recently the piano to add to her repertoire. Her music spans genres as she blends elements of jazz, ’80s pop, EDM, Argentinian folk and dashes of flamenco and fado.


My instrument is my voice. Although I also play the guitar (I have a Yamaha NTX1200R nylon string and an Epiphone Wildcat Hollowbody in sparkling red) and have started playing the piano, I always saw the instrument as a means to accompany my singing.

Teachers And/Or Influences?

I was very lucky that my father had to travel a lot internationally when I grew up. And he always brought back regional music from his travels. The first music I remember listening to was Mexican mariachi music (which probably made me fall in love with the guitar and trumpet) and… continue here

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