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Erika Stucky

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Erika Stucky (* 1962 in San Francisco) is a Swiss jazz singer, harmonica and tuba player and cabaret performer. In the 1970ies the Stucky family moved to a little town in Oberwallis. Switzerland. Shocked by the cultural change Erika Stucky quickly developed her own mixture of a Swiss-American-Feel-Of-Life. Her musical influences ranegd from The Monkees, Nancy Sinatra and Donovan to D‘Bossbuebe, Trio Eugster, and “Jodelchöre”. She went to Drama-School and completed a Jazz-School and Actors Diploma in Paris, France. From 1985 to 1991 her first band was the a-capella and bass formation The Sophisticrats with three other lady-singers and a bassplayer. They recorded two CDs, played about 500 Concerts all over Europe and Afrika, and had many TV- Appearences. In 1991 she and Marco Raoult formed the band Bubble-Town, until today her favorite Family-Band. They recorded the CD „Outländish“ . In 1994 Erika Stucky met George Gruntz at a Big Band-Workshop in Basel, and instantly went on tour with him and the George Gruntz Concert Jazz Band. In 1997 she formed the trio Mrs. Bubble & Bones, consisting of two horns and one voice. In the following years she formed and went on tour in Europe and the US with several other projects like Girl-Group, Sina & Stucky, Low Life, Jimi Hendrix Project, Roots of Communication, HonkyStonky and many others. She also played Ginger in Carla Bley’s opera “Escalator over the Hill”.

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  • kianaluna

    Stucky Live 1985-2010 CD release 18.03.2011

    1 Mar 2011 Reply
  • lahabanera

    Ja, finde ich auch, gerade entdeckt. Hoffentlich kommt Erika mal nach Hamburg, der Terminplan für 2010 sieht das wohl erstmal nicht vor...

    10 Jan 2010 Reply
  • Vaaram

    erika stucky ist ein echtes original! grandios! merci für die großartige musik, erika!

    2 Jul 2009 Reply
  • kamburkarga

    bu kadını türk milleti nasıl bu kadar az dinler çözemedim her türlü zirzop saçma sapan şeyi dinledik her şeye atladık baktık, bu eksik kaldı

    16 Apr 2009 Reply

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