Singer Edie Daponte brings passion, playfulness and an evident love of performance to her live shows. She will be accompanied by the skilled and resonating talents of Joey Smith on guitar. Together they create a wonderful atmosphere, engaging audiences large and small rewarding them with the classic numbers they love to hear. Performing classic jazz standards, ballads and orIginals, Edie sings in English, Portuguese, French and Spanish.
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Edie DaPonte (Jazz, Bossa Nova, Latin)
Equally at home in an intimate lounge setting or an outdoor festival stage, Edie Daponte has established a reputation in the music scene of Vancouver Island and Western Canada as a dynamic and engaging performer. Edie brings passion, playfulness and an evident love of performance to her live shows. Vancouver island Music Awards awarded Edie with "J... more info
*After touring for two and a half years with the Glenn Miller Orchestra as bassist and arranger, Joey Smith was married in Victoria and moved to Rochester, N.Y. to pursue graduate studies at the Eastman School of Music. For the past 18 years he has been bassist for many local groups and has collaborated with various artists during their stops in Vi... more info