Roxana Amed

Instrument: Vocalist | Location: Miami

Argentine Roxana Amed is a delight, with a rich voice that has both great flexibility and emotion... [she] can be just as likely to sing a Joni Mitchell song, an original composition, jazz or pop—all with equal joy and excitement.
—R.J. DeLuke, All About Jazz

Updated: July 10, 2019

Born: October 5

Born in the City of Buenos Aires, Argentina, vocalist and songwriter Roxana Amed, resident in US since 2013, is considered by colleagues, audiences and critics as one of the most important voices in the Jazz Fusion style, blending Argentine folk and rock with jazz.

She has released six albums and one DVD, seven productoins, that show her versatility as a musician, and have received Carlos Gardel Music Awards and Nominations, two of them produced with Pedro Aznar (ex Pat Metheny Group) among other important collaborations.

Her awarded albums are now released by Sony Music US Latin.

Last May 31 st she released “Instantáneas” (Snapshots), her own songs and songs by remarkable authors, intimate sound and small ensembles.

Amed is also producing her octave work, original music, jazz and Argentine fusion, to be released by Sony Music with Martin Bejerano (piano and composition), Mark Small (sax and composition), Edward Pérez (acoustic bass), Ludwig Alfonso (drums) and other important collaborations, starting the first recording session on last March 1st at the emblematic studio The Hit Factory.

Amed has brought to US her unique version of Argentine music, with her American Jazz Quintet, while in Argentina presents different projects; he has been recently invited to perform with Symphonic Orchestras; was commissioned for a Tribute to Astor Piazzolla at the Buenos Aires International Jazz Festival; and performed at the Teatro Colón opening for the American acclaimed band Snarky Puppy.

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She comes from jazz, got into rock, but at time time of composing, borders fall to pieces (…) Amed doesn’t merge, she takes command of the genres and works with them in a very personal way.” DISCOS: Limbo – ROXANA AMED / EMI. CLARÍN, October 13th 2004, Espectáculos, “Melancholic and personal” by Gabriela Saidón

Roxana Amed’s is as unclassifiable as the most jazzistic works by Joni Mitchell. In her second album, produced by Pedro Aznar, she shines as a Performer and songwriter.” Considered one of the best 5 Jazz albums of the year, Claudio Kleiman – ROLLING STONE, anuario 2006. Argentine Roxana Amed is a delight, with a rich voice that has both great flexibility and emotion

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