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"Duo Oscarellen" & "Two 4 Tea"
A century of music -1920 to 2020
We offer evenings of refined entertainment at a reasonable rate. A service, tailored to suit your clientele, with a vast repertoire of international musical genres from the 1920s to 2020s.
"Two for Tea" is a fun set of about 45 minutes with 1920s style music and outfits, occasionally accompanied by Elaine's tap shoes to keep the rhythm.
We also provide sets of around 45 mins with a suitable combination of international music from the 1920s to the present day, an all live performance with our two voices accompanied by Oscars pi ... ano playing, a perfect way to accompany a Dinner, an Elegant Cocktail Party or Aperitif.
We are currently preparing two further sets, one of Beatles songs, and the other of songs of the Big Screen Divas. Our aim is to offer several shorter (30-45 minutes) theme-based sets and a full set of mixed songs.
Alternatively, with the help of excellent quality backing tracks, we perform songs of all styles and era, for listening to, or for dancing to, occasionally played on the notes of Oscars accordion.
"Oscarellen Duo", is an anglo-italian duo based in Italy, but willing to travel anywhere, with our own equipment and a varied international repertoire, mainly in English and Italian but also French, Spanish and a little German. Oscar is a pianist and singer, highly esteemed jazz pianist and improviser, who also plays the accordion, Elaine is a singer and dancer/choreographer. Oscar is Italian, Elaine is English, together they work as an acoustic duo piano percussion and vocals, or with high quality backing tracks, vocals and instrumental solos on piano or accordion as required. They easily adapt to the location offering stylish classy entertainment to suit Hotel or cruise liner lounges and restaurants to good fun party entertainment for weddings, events, pool party's ecc. with animation when required, as a dancer and Zumba instructor, Elaine can lead the line and party dances to get the crowd involved and on their feet, as a Aquazumba instructor as well, even in the pool!
The set list starts with music from before the 20's with an accoustic 45/50 minute set in 20's stylejust added to their repertoire and continues covering a vast variety of styles and moods to the present day and is always in review.
ELAINE TEBBY, born and raised in England, trained as a dancer from a very early age, and worked as a professional dancer for several years,. After working in a variety of musicals and shows, singing dancing and acting, left England for Europe at 19, performing in dance-groups in Italy, Greece, and Switzerland, as dancer/choreographer/manager, creating 14 different dance troupes over a 10 year period. At 28 she redirected her performing career to singing, in duo's and trio's in clubs, piano-bars and Hotels and on ships, mainly in Italy where she is still resident, but also in Switzerland and Fr
... ance. After living as an Italian for so many years she is fluent in Italian but also enjoys singing in French, Spanish and German. and is also a qualified Zumba® fitness instructor since March 2011., (zumba, aquazumba, zumba kids + kids jr and zumba gold) and Pound Fit pro instructor.
OSCAR GRAZIOLI studied with Maestro Maria Isabella De Carli and Maestro Daniela Piovani at the Music school of Brescia. From his ‘teens he developed a passion for improvised music in general, from jazz to contemporary. He attended the Permanent Laboratory of Musical Research at the Siena Jazz foundation with Maestro Stefano Battaglia, the first two years in trio with Emanuele Maniscalco and Giulio Corini (who were guided by Fabrizio Sferra e Paolino Dalla Porta), and a second two year course in piano solo. Also with Battaglia he followed a course in improvisation at the Santa Cecilia Academy in Bergamo. He still combines the profession of musician in the light entertainment world, with musical research in improvisation and composition.
Oscar manages to easily combine various types of music, playing jazz standards in various group formations- duo trio and quartet with double bass, violin, drums, sax guitar and singers, while working as band leader arranger and frontman with WILLIAM RAGAZZI ORCHESTRA, in partnership with his brother William, In duo and as a solo artist, from 1986 to the present day playing in Hotels,clubs, dance halls, holiday villages and campsites, private retirement homes, bars, discos, parties, weddings and functions etc, a vast repertory of 360° from jazz & contemporary to ballroom, modern, middle of the road, and pop/soft rock.Oscar sings in Italian, English, Spanish and a little french.
Oscar and Elaine have worked together for many years.
Owner Pianobar with live music in Italy
Working as Duo/Trio/Party Band
Working on ships for 2 summer Seasons with MSC Cruises.
Summer season piano bar and theatre show Hotel dei Pini Alghero Sardinia Italy
Summer season Duo Hotel Cala Granu, Porto cervo, Sardinia Italy
Entertainment evenings in various holiday villages and campsites on lake Garda and Iseo
and local restaurants pubs and clubs.
Wedding Reception Entertainment Birthday Party Entertainment Private Parties Pool parties Corporate Events Cocktail Receptions Christening Entertainment Christmas Party Events Gala Dinners After Dinner Entertainment.Season work on cruise liners in hotels and holiday resorts.
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