The word “chanteuse” is often bandied about. De Biasio is probably the textbook definition: dark, sensual, jazzy. Steeped in the heritage of jazz singers, her first album “A Stomach is Burning” is a moody, sparse jazz poem in shades of blue.
she took singing lessons at the Brussels Royal Conservatory, where she met Steve Houben, one of Belgium’s key jazzmen. After 3 years, she was awarded the first prize in singing with distinction. A long tour of Russia followed with the Orange Kazoo collective. This turned out to be such an intense musical and human adventure that she came out of it even