Amanda Barise
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Amanda Barise jazz voice


Amanda Barise is a young and upcoming singer who started singing at the age of 5. At the age of 13 she has already studied and performed songs from the American Songbook crossing over from Jazz Blues and R&B/Motown, including selections from Dinah Washington, Ella Fitzgerald, Etta James, Christina Aguilera, Michael Buble, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys and others. For the last five years, she has studied with Katie Baker, professional vocal coach and internationally recognized Jazz vocalist in her own right ( She has also begun piano, acting, and dancing classes.

Ms Barise has performed at the Oskar Schindler Performing Arts Center in New Jersey and the Cotton Club in New York; she has sung the National Anthem at nationally televised events for the New Jersey Nets and HBO Boxing; at the ages of nine, ten, and eleven, she won first-place in the Solo Vocalist category for three consecutive years in the Star Power National Talent competition. She has twice won the Future Stars Competition at the famous Apollo Theater.

As a Swiss Global Artist Ms Barise performs at venues such as The Lotos Club, Embassies and other prestigious venues.

Billy Mitchel, Tour Director, Apollo Theater: “There is something special about the way Amanda holds herself when she hits her notes and uses her voice. It’s a type of poise I haven’t seen since Ella Fitzgerald.”

Josh Thompson, owner, Tallest Tree Studios ( “She has a great ear, great pitch, beautiful tone and great phrasing… She’s really going to be a master singer if she continues to develop at this rate.”