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Hetty and The Jazzato Band

Hetty and The Jazzato Band explore lesser-known gems of Italian Jazz from the 1920s-60s, with fresh arrangements and translated lyrics for a current, international audience

  • Hetty and The Jazzato Band explore lesser-known gems of Italian Jazz from the 1920s-60s, with fresh arrangements and translated lyrics for a current, international audience…

    Hetty Loxton, a classical and jazz-trained singer from London formed Hetty and the Jazzato Band in 2015. The band consists of Hetty, Richard Muscat and Stephanie Legg both doubling on clarinet and saxophones, and three Italian musicians: Fabrizio Bonacci, Riccardo Castellani, and Alessandro Cimaschi.

    The band quickly gained an international following with their first EP ‘La Dolce’ Vita’ (2018) and, live music video performances, in particular, their arrangement of Renato Carosone’s hit ‘Tu Vuo’Fa’ L’Americano’ (over 22 million views on YouTube alone).

    The band grew in popularity with iconic Italian songs like ‘Volare’ and ‘Mambo Italiano’ and unvisited Italian jazz standards like ‘Un Bacio a Mezzanotte’ and ‘Bellezze in Biciclette’.

    Hetty and the Jazzato Band have performed at events at some of the UK’s historical landmarks and most prestigious venues such as the Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London, The Royal Albert Hall, Hever Castle, The Royal Academy of Art, The Victoria and Albert Museum, The Shard, The Gherkin, The St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel London, The Dorchester Hotel, and One Whitehall Place.

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