Spanish flamenco-jazz vocalist, songwriter & vocal coach.
Celia started her musical life at the age of 12 at the Music Conservatory of Granada, encouraged by her father, Antonio Fernández de Moya, a flamenco composer and guitarist.
Since 1995 she studied with soprano Maryan Bryfdair at the Centre of “Lyrical Arts of Granada”. She passed her singing 5th Grade wards test at the Associated Board Music.
From 1995 on she studied with several Jazz musicians from Granada and Andalucia, her hometown, with whom she still collaborates often.
She's attended several international seminars in Spain with musicians like Mike P. Mossman, Arturo O'Farrell, Mark Turner, Paolo Fresu, Jeane Lee, Sheila Jordan, Perico Sambeat... She has also sung with numerous Spanish, European and American important jazz artists such as Bob Mintzer, Don Braden, Benny Golson, Dave Samuels, Fabio Miano, and Perico Sambeat, Vince Benedetti, Uri Cane, Carmen Linares.
Celia is the lead singer of the “Granada Big Band”, and use to perform with different jazz , world music and flamenco groups, among others…
.2004 ""Instituto Cervantes de New York ,Chicago y Miami."", July 2005 “Las Flores de mi Vida” Tour.2005 2006, Jazz Tarrasa Festival, Pamplona, Salamanca, Sevilla, Valencia. Festivals in Dusseldorf & Frankfurt. 2007 Internationals Festivals in Gibraltar , Granada, Córdoba, Getxo, Ibiza, Tarrasa, Málaga, Pamplona, Salamanca, Sevilla, Valencia.
Celia has three CD’s with Spanish record labels. - Footprints, (satchmo 2001), -Las Flores de mi Vida (Satchmo 2003), -Coloreados (Ámbar 2005).
She has a two new CD’s "SIMPATIA", which will be release bythe UK record label “RHYTHM & MUSE “ , the music are based on original compositions by Celia’s father sung in Spanish, Portuguese and English, produced and accompanied by the great Swiss pianist Chris Wiesendanger in NYC and ZURICH.
The musicians who participated on this recording were ANTONIO SANCHEZ, MARK TURNER, BEN STREET , ANTONIO CAMPOS (flamenco singer), among others..
She was working touring 2008, 2009, 2010, with Kiko Aguado, Uri Cane, Kenny Barron, Dave Santoro, Jorge Rossy, Joe Magnarelly, Dave Stryker, Arturo Serra, Carmen Linares, Joshua Edelman. Kevin Mahoghany. Greg Hutchinson, Rouben Rodgers, Aaron Goldberg, Gilad Haselkman, Nono García, amongst others.