Italian jazz singer, born in Milan, approached music at seven, attending the Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory where she was introduced to violin and piano. In 1998 she started studying jazz singing at "Accademia Internazionale della Musica" in

Milan directed by Enrico Intra and Franco Cerri. 

In 2002 she achieved European diploma "F.N.E.I.J." (Fèdèration Nationale des Ecoles d' Influence Jazz et des Musiques Actuelles) in France, valid for the instruction of jazz and modern music in all Europe. 

Award Winning 2nd prize at 2005 International Montreux Jazz Festival Voice Competition - Performer at 2006 IAJE Conference in New York and at Jazz at the Lincoln Center Dizzy's Club. 

Collaborations include some of the most renowned Italian and international musicians such as: Fabrizio Bosso, Nicola Conte, Flavio Boltro, Pietro Lussu, Giovanni Amato, Gaetano Partipilo, Daniele Scannapieco, Dario Deidda, Enrico Intra, Franco Cerri, Civica Jazz Band directed by Enrico Intra, Till Bronner, Magnus Lindgren, James Cammack, Joseph Lepore, Antonio Ciacca, Marco Panascia, Simona Premazzi, Adam Pache, Anthony Pinciotti, Will Terrill, Neal Miner, Josè James, Jesper Lundgaard, Morten Lund, Darrell Green, Dezron Douglas.

She performed at: Teatro Morlacchi Umbria Jazz, Jazzhus Montmartre Copenhagen, Blue Note Tokyo, Cotton Club Tokyo, Jazz Cafè London, HighLine BallRoom New York, Regatta Bar Boston, The Kitano NYC, Smalls Jazz Club, The Big Chill Festival UK, Blue Note Milano, Auditorium Parco Della Musica Roma, Casa Del Jazz Roma, Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory Milano, Villa Ada Roma, Piccolo Teatro Milano, Teatro Romano Verona, Anfiteatro Romano Cagliari, Sferisterio Macerata, Stadio dei Marmi Roma, Istanbul Jazz Center, Montreux Jazz Festival, Dubai Jazz Festival, Aarhus Jazz Festival, Bangen Jazz Festival, Copenhagen Jazz Festival. 

 

 

 

Debut album "COMES LOVE" was released for the prestigious label Blue Note/EMI on February 2008.

Alice Ricciardi has delighted critics and audiences alike with her sensitive interpretations of standards and effortless sense of swing. Her warm and compelling voice is in authentic syntony with the most pure tradition of vocal jazz.

Her new album "OPTICS" will be released on November 2014 for the Greg Osby's label Inner Circle Music.