August 24, 2016*****5 STAR REVIEW - BROADWAY BABY - EM ROCKS EDINBURGH FRINGE
Tucked away in the intimate and comfortable setting of the Scottish Arts Club, Canadian singer Daniela Nardi and her group Espresso Manifesto, comprising Ron Davis (piano), Chris Jennings (double bass), Neil Paton (drums) and Kevin Barrett (guitar/ musical director) treated us to an hour of smooth jazz, originating from the undervalued but rich repertoire of the Italian songbook. The songs were a mix of covers of Paolo Conte and his contemporaries, Caterina Valente, in addition to some of Nardi’s own material.
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May 15, 2016OGGI NYC - Feature and article May 15, 2016
Daniela Nardi is of Calabrian origins therefore “testarda” meaning stubborn but in the best sense of the word. She is at ease with many artistic styles (she passes with stunning indifference through pop to jazz, improvisation yet playing within classical lines). One of the most original voices of the Italian songbook in North America (even seductive and passionate with French and of course English) with warm clear phrasing and who has 4 albums already credited to her name. Born in Ontario Canada but very much Italian in all cultural ways, composer (as well for film) and a refined performer. This briefly is: Daniela Nardi.... read all
April 25, 20166th Annual EM's Salone di Cultura: June 2nd, 2016
DANIELA NARDI & ESPRESSO MANIFESTO PRESENT on Thursday June 2nd, 2016,
The 6th Annual Cultural Showcase, Salone di Cultura: Exploring "Memory and Vision"
With Italian Jazz Clarinetist Garbriele Mirabassi Joins Nardi's Espresso Manifesto, writer Domenico Capilongo and visual artist Sara Angelucci... read all
March 3, 2016"....a jewel for our times...." Review of CANTO from StandOut Magazine Italy
Similar to Noa’s “Noaopolis”, “Canto” is not a marketing exercise. It is a real beating heart that lays bare the feelings of all these songs and how brilliant Nardi’s “The Rose Tattoo” indicates to us an artist to watch for her eclectic skills and talents.
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