Stella Bass is a classically-trained singer, pianist and producer, whose versatile repertoire crosses over jazz, classical and musical theatre. She has performed in theatres and venues all over Ireland, as well as in the UK, France, Austria, Greece and the Middle East, and has TV/radio credits including The Late Late Show, Ireland AM, Open House, Let Me Entertain You, The Pat Kenny Radio Show and Theatre Nights. A graduate of University College Dublin, she has also completed both her music diploma and singing exams in the Royal Irish Academy of Music.
One of the rising stars of jazz in Ireland, she has performed in the Cork Jazz Festival on several occasions, most recently with with the Dublin City Jazz Orchestra, who played on the Late Late Show with jazz legend Buddy Greco. She regularly sings on a Monday evening with the HotHouse Bigband in the Mercantile Hotel, who were recently also featured on RTE's flagship show, and has a long-standing Sunday residency with her jazz quartet in Dublin's cosmopolitan Cafe en Seine, for their jazz brunch from 2-4pm. Amongst the other events at which Stella has been invited to perform include the RBS Six Nations 2014, the Ryder Cup at the K Club and the Heineken Cup.
Stella is the preferred supplier of jazz music for two of Ireland's top luxury 5* hotels; The Merrion Hotel and the Powerscourt (formerly Ritz-Carlton) Hotel, Enniskerry.
- Stella is currently recording her debut studio album, which is due for release early in summer 2014.
- Stella co-produced and performed in the Irish premiere of the off-Broadway hit musical comedy revue "Shout! - The Mod Musical", which completed a 7-week sellout run at the Tivoli Theatre in the summer of 2013.
- Stella is currently working on an exciting project which combines her two great loves of jazz and musical theatre...more to be announced towards the end of March 2014!
With hundreds of church ceremonies, civil ceremonies and civil partnerships under her belt, Stella brings a wealth of experience to your big day. In addition, if you're looking for an excellent wedding band, check out Rewind at www.rewind-theband.com with whom Stella is the lead vocalist.
Stella can provide:
- Church Music
- Drinks Reception Music
- Evening Entertainment with Rewind
Special package prices arranged - please enquire for details
Stella also completed a sell-out Irish tour of her own one-woman show "Smoke & Sound", which paid tribute to the music and cabaret of the inter-war Berlin period, featuring the music and songs of Kurt Weill, Berthold Brecht, Marlene Dietrich and Friedrich Hollaender.
The CD of "Smoke & Sound", Live at the Cobalt Café" is now available from iTunes or click on the image below to purchase: