来自奥地利的Simone Kopmajer, 于1981年出生，Simone到现在还没满二十九岁，却有着成熟妩媚的嗓音，实在是得天独厚的歌手。她的双亲都是音乐老师，父亲还是音乐学校的校长，因此Simone八岁就开始接受钢琴训练，十二岁就开始在父亲领导的大乐团中担任歌手。
Biography by Scott Yanow
A cool-toned Austrian jazz vocalist, Simone Kopmajer sings in flawless English. She had classical piano lessons starting at the age of eight and at 12 began playing saxophone. She performed in a youth big band and sang regularly in her father’s band as a teenager. At 17 she studied with Sheila Jordan, who encouraged her. Kopmajer also studied with Mark Murphy, Jay Clayton, and Michele Hendricks.
Since earning a Masters from the University of Music and Dramatic Arts in Graz, Austria, Kopmajer has toured the Netherlands twice with the Euro Big Band, appeared at European jazz festivals, and recorded three CDs: Moonlight Serenade (for the Japanese Venus label), her best-known set Romance (for Zoho), and her privately released Taking a Chance on Love. Each CD emphasizes her own fresh versions of standards.
In July 04 Simone was invited to join the Jazz Aspen Snowmass Band Edition where she had the opportunity to work with jazz greats such as Christian Mc Bride, Benny Green, Russell Malone, Carl Allen, Eddie Palmieri ...
In April 2004, Simone was recording her newest CD at the Avatar Studio in New York with Eric Alexander, George Mraz, John di Martino and Tim Horner for the Spanish record label „LOLA“. Producer: Todd Barkan
The CD „Moonlight Serenade“ was reviewed in Japan and received a rating of four out of five stars. Simone Kopmajer received the New York Scholarship in the context of the "Hans Koller Prize 2003".
Jury: "Her world is the (new) interpretation of the Great American Songbook which she already interprets in a serious, increasing and independent way.
CD Recording on the Japanese label Venus was completed in July 2003 at the Avitar Studio in New York City.
The CD „Moonlight Serenade“ will be released in January 2004! Producer: Todd Barkan
01. Tea For Two
04. For No One
05. Save Your Love For Me
06. I’ve Grown Accustomed To His Face
07. I’m Through With Love
08. Autumn Leaves
09. What A Difference A Day Made
10. Nearness Of You, The
11. Besame Mucho
12. Like Someone In Love
14. Moonlight Serenade
15. Stompin’ At The Savoy