Little Somthin' Somethin'
The Katia Labozzetta Quartet are a contemporary jazz ensemble with a unique edge. Labozzetta's distinct voice and explosive piano style combined with her catchy, yet sometimes quirky compositions set her apart as one of Australia's most respected young jazz talents to date. Her creative jazz compositions blend latin, pop, odd time and reggae with a solid focus on the traditional styles of jazz. Labozzetta's career has taken her all over the world during the last 10 years and her hectic schedule of study and touring has helped this 30 year old create a style and sound far beyond her years. Born and raised in Australia, Labozzetta completed her University degree in jazz performance at age 20.. She then left Australia in 2004 to tour the Caribbean, North America and Canada with her own group the Katia Labozzetta quartet. In 2006 her group was offered the opportunity to perform for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines 'Freedom of the Seas' as the featured jazz ensemble for the inaugural voyages throughout Europe, North America and the Caribbean. In 2007 she returned back to Australia to perform at the Australia Day showcase at her home town of Adelaide followed by a special performance at the prestigious 'Tour Down Under'. During 2008 Labozzetta toured with the Jay Hoad band in the USA, including a performance at the famous DC Mall in Washington DC. In 2010 Royal Caribbean once again requested Labozzetta's quartet for the Inaugural voyages on the largest cruise ships in the world the 'Oasis of the Seas' and the 'Allure of the Seas' in conjunction of the release of her highly anticipated debut album ' A Little Somethin Somethin' (2010). Labozzetta's 'A Little Somethin Somethin' was recorded in South Australia in early 2010 and features some of Australia's finest young jazz talents including Adam Page, Jay Hoad, Hugh Harvey, Tim Bennett and James Brown. The album was composed over 5 years on the road and consist of 11 original compositions about love, life and travel . The CD showcases Labozzetta's incredible technical ability on the piano combined with her angelic voice to provide a beautiful and breathtaking album . Often complimented on her intense rhythmic edge and worldly sound, the dynamic CD is intriguing listeners around the world.