About Elena Sonenshine
Singer, songwriter, composer, a window-dresser. Born in Brno, after graduating from the grammar school moved to Prague, where she studied at the school of social and legal as soon as possible, and then continued his studies at the Conservatory of Jaroslav Ježek.
Elenino action on the modern jazz depends on since 1992, when she began performing in jazz clubs in Prague as guest singer with various trii and quartets. Soon, however, she founded her own band called Jocose Jazz instrumental guitar in the cast, vibraphone/piano, double bass and drums. This group plays mainly own songs, interspersed with classic standards in the original way, and jazz versions of folk songs.
In the Czech Republic has recorded songs with a Big band Felix Slováčka, sent them to Boston university, Berklee College of Music, where Elena won a scholarship to study music and singing. There was also a private hour with Bob Stoloffa, who worked in the Quartet with Bobby McFerrinem.
Elenino CD You go to my head played American radio and 4 weeks stuck between the 50 shows Jazz CD in the USA. With the song "You and the night and the music even pushed for several weeks from the charts of Diana Krall. Then, she has performed in the Czech Republic for example. in the framework of a series of Jazz at the Castle. Performed also in the framework of the Prague Spring Festival.