Luciana Morelli is a singer, composer, singing teacher and Art Professor (graduated at the University of Buenos Aires). She currently lives in Switzerland, where she studies a MA in Jazz Performance (FHNW, Musik Akademie Basel).
She studied music at the Instituto Superior de Música Popular of the SAdeM. She took singing and improvisation lessons with Luna Monti, Sandra Peralta, Guadalupe Raventos, Laura Hatton, Bárbara Togander and lessons of functional voice method (Rabine Method) with Marina Rama and Elisa Viladesau. She participated in the workshops of jazz singing of the Buenos Aires International Jazz Festival, taught by Roxana Amed, Christine Correa, Darmon Meader and Norma Winstone, among others. She has participated in the functional voice education courses given by the CTV and the Cuartadas Jornadas de Método Rabine given by the same professor Eugene Rabine (2010). She has learned dance and theater since 2004 at the San Martín Theater, the National University of Arts and the Ricardo Rojas Cultural Center, in Buenos Aires.
As composer, she made the music for some theater pieces:
In 2012 she formed Luciana Morelli Quintet, and she recorded her first album, of own compositions and jazz standards, called "Mandala" (2014). In 2015 the quintet was selected to play in the cycle "Música en Bares Notables de Buenos Aires" and at the Buenos Aires International Jazz Festival. She was part of Tamango, a tango group with which she recorded the album "Una mina de Fiar" (2015). In 2016 she produced the show Jazz At The Movies, which was presented in different music clubs and weekly in Bebop Club during five years. This project was selected to play in the cycle "Música en Bares Notables 2018" and "Jazzologia" (2017, El Cultural San Martin). In 2018 she formed Luciana Morelli trio, with Julia Subatin (doublebass) and Ernesto Amstein (piano), project that continued in 2019 in Switzerland with Mauricio Silva Orendain (piano) and Sebastián De Urquiza (doublebass)
In 2020, the trio became Luciana Morelli group with Philipp Hillebrand on clarinets and Paulo Almeida on drums. Inspired by travels, paintings, old photographs, texts and dreams, Luciana presents new compositions in which jazz and Argentine roots are in constant dialogue. Her new album, "Lo abismal, el agua" is going to be released in 2021.