Multi-lingual, Versatile, Vintage Vocalist performing Swing and sultry Latin Songs to Pop and Soul classics
Hetty Loxston is a versatile vocalist from London. Classically trained in the UK (Trinity Laban and Lancaster University) and in Italy (Conservatorio di Bologna), she performs as a soloist, the lead singer of a number of bands and as a session singer.
Hetty performs a varied repertoire from 1920s swing to present-day pop and soul but feels most at home singing vintage jazz and latin styles. Having lived in Italy for five years, Hetty is a fluent Italian speaker and has developed a large Italian repertoire of timeless italian songs, jazz and folk music. Hetty also loves to weave into her set exotic Spanish and Cuban songs, French chanson, and Brazilian Bossa Nova.
Hetty has experience performing at the U.K.'s most prestigious venues including The Royal Historical Palace The Tower of London, Hever Castle, the V&A Museum, The Royal Academy of Art, Verdi's at the Royal Albert Hall, Chiswick House, The Beaumont Estate. St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Searcy's at the Gherkin, The Shangrila at the Shard, The Dorchester Hotel, One Marylebone, Annabelle's Mayfair, The Royal Horseguards Hotel, One Whitehall Place, Kensington Roof Gardens, Madison, St Pauls and Soho Farmhouse.
International performances also include Majeez Hotel, Egypt, an Italian Swing Festival in Rhodes at 5* 'Albergo Delle Rose, Casino Rodos' Hotel, Perelik World Music Festival in Bulgaria, Carribean Club, Kiev, and a variety of weddings and private celebrations in Italy including; on a superyacht in Portovenere, 5* Luxury Resort 'La Verdura', in Agrigento, and Luxury Villas such as the Villa di Maiano in Fiesole, Florence, in Gallipoli, Lake Garda, Pisa and Taormina.
Recent Festival performances in the UK include Henley Jazz Festival and Aldeburgh Music Festival. In 2020 she has been invited to perform with Hetty and the Jazzato Band in Moscow Performing Arts Centre and Jazz and Blues Festival Valcea in Romania.
Hetty is passionate about singing for health. She is the resident singer for the CW+ Charity at the Chelsea and Westminster and West Middlesex Hospitals AND BREATHE ARTS RESEARCH AT GUYS AND ST THOMAS HOSPITALS .