Radio station: Espace2
Venue/s of the event: Ferme Asile (Sion)
_ Erika Stücky
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The Art’sbirthday which will last the whole night this year will take place in the wonderful theatre “La Ferme Asile” in Sion in Wallis. The radio show, the concerts and the different gifts will happen in the middle of an installation of the artist Carmen Perrin, which will be a huge wave. http://www.carmenperrin.com/
The theme this year is the sleep, light, deep, paradoxal and the dreams. The performance of the multi-instrumentalist and singer Erika Stücky will be send to the satellite.
Born in San Francisco in 1962 of Swiss parents, Erika Stucky grew up in the Bay Area,before her family moved to Switzerland (Valais). After studies of jazz vocals and acting in Paris and San Francisco, she founds, in 1985, the a-capella group (with acoustic bass) “The Sophisticrats” and records two CDs and gives some 500 concerts in Europe and Africa, earning many prizes. In 1991, she founds the quartet “Bubble-Town”. In 1994, she appears as a solo singer in George Gruntz’ Concert Jazz Band and tours in Switzerland, Germany and Russia. In 1997 her trio “Mrs Bubble & Bones comes into being. In 1999 she tours again with the WDR Bigband and George Gruntz and Dino Saluzzi , later with “Mrs Bubble & Bones” as well as with the trio “Girl Group”. She leaves a lasting impression with her performance at the Willisau Jazz Festival with the “International Alphorn Projekt” (with, a .o., Ray Anderson, Bob Stewart ) and takes off again on a new tour with “Mrs Bubble & Bones”. In Switzerland she works with The Yound Gods and The Jimi Hendrix Project. More at http://www.erikastucky.com or http://www.myspace.com/erikastucky