Jazz vocalist Ariane Jacobi was born in Cologne. She began piano lessons and tap dancing at the age of fourteen. Ariane developed an early love for jazz on records. “ Since I was little, I loved old school blowers, especially tenormen, like Pres, with his fragile, intensive sound, his rich melodic ideas, and I was bewildered by Ben Webster's meaty tone, his vibrato and the air at the end of the notes” Ariane said
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