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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
Beatrice about her music:
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…”
Award-Winning Composer/Songwriter/Producer and Voting Member of The Grammy Recording Academy
– Franzi Unkelbach – PodCaster
“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