Voice & Piano
"Brigitta Teuscher has a beautiful and unique voice and sings with passionate emotion. A playful, engaging songwriter with a penchant for lyrics that are the stuff of storied word pictures. Watch out for this bright new talent!"
- Lenora Zenzalai Helm | Former US Jazz Ambassador
Deeply influenced by Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday, Brigitta’s Teuscher’s voice is a heady mix of nostalgia and purposeful emotional depth. A contralto jazz vocalist with roots in Portland, Oregon, her voice has been lauded as having a rare mix of unconventional warmth and power. Her songwriting and production celebrates jazz evolution while incorporating contemporary elements to give traditional styles new legs.
She was the Best Vocalist winner at the Teagarden Jazz Festival singing for the Jazz Legacy Band and lead vocalist for five years in the internationally renowned Synthesis Jazz Band. Has experience touring in Sweden, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, England, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, and Puerto Rico. Performance highlights include getting the first triple encore in the Saukraasti Jazz Festival’s history, being a featured vocalist at the National Theatre of Cuba, and performing at Festinord’s 50th Anniversary in Stockholm, Sweden. Her work has been featured on albums such as Downbeat and Leaving Vancouver. Brigitta’s love of improvisation is enhanced by her background in diverse styles such as bossa nova, rumba, swing, bebop, New Orleans style traditional jazz, funk, and gypsy jazz.
She currently performs across Utah County and is writing and recording her debut solo album.
Learn more about Brigitta at brigittateuscher.com