Originating from Melbourne, Australia, Emma has a solid professional background in one of the world’s most prolific jazz cities. A dedicated vocalist since her teens, Emma has performed classical, opera, musical and jazz works since 1988, including stage and television appearances. She completed a Diploma in Jazz and Popular Performance (graduated 2000) and from 1999 Emma has dedicated herself to music full time; leading bands, teaching jazz and technique privately and organising local and overseas work.
Since 1995, Emma Sidney has been performing professionally at venues in Australia including the Palladium, several Crown Casino venues, Paris Cat and Dizzy’s Jazz Club. During corporate events, Emma has been privileged to grace the stage of the majority of Melbourne’s high end hotel and club venues. In 2001 Emma lived and worked in Japan singing for 5 star hotel venues in Tokyo and Nagoya.
She has released several albums and singles, a combination of original material and reinterpretations of existing tunes: ‘Love Rhapsody’ (2001), ‘Bossa Eyes’ (2011) and ‘Cherish’ (2014). ‘Bossa Eyes’ featured a cover version of The Man With The Child In His Eyes.