Marta Capponi is an established artist in the London Jazz scene, known for her striking vocals and creative and exciting improvisation. Her vocal versatility has allowed her to be involved in a large variety of projects from jazz to pop, folk and Brazilian music. During the last few years, Capponi has led 3 projects herself: "In A Moment" an original songwriter project, "NuCleUs" an experimental duo project with drummer Emiliano Caroselli, and "Life Within" a jazz standards album. Marta is currently working on her next album of original songs called "Shaking The Blue".
During her student years at the prestigious Saint Louis College of Music in Rome, before moving to London, she had the chance to be mentored and taught by Maria Pia De Vito, Mark Murphy, Shawnn Monteiro, Carl Anderson, John Taylor, Paolo Fresu, John Patitucci, Bob Stoloff and Norma Winstone. She collaborated in numerous projects with other artists such as Giovanni Mazzarino, Massimo Farao, Bobby Durham, Javier Girotto, Fabrizio Bosso and Papik and project such as Saint Louis Big Band and Tribunal Mist Jazz Band. These last two, conducted by Antonio Solimene, led Marta to sing in some of the most prestigious Italian jazz festivals: Umbria Jazz, Spoleto Festival dei Due Mondi and Ravello Music Festival. Currently living and working between London and Rome, Marta has made musical connections with well-established artists such as Phillip Achille, Femi Temowo, Ernesto Simpson, Luca Boscagin, Adriano Adewale, Marcelo Andrade (African Tree), Andrew McCormack, Gilad Atzmon and Antonio Forcione, Antonello Salis, and can be seen performing regularly at London’s premier jazz venues such as Ronnie Scott’s,
Pizza Express Jazz Club and the 606 Club.