The story of Estampa
Estampa is a world folk jazz band based in Brisbane, Australia. The band consists of Rebecca Karlen on violin and voice, Paul Henderson on guitar John Reeves on accordion and Sam Maguire on double bass.
Evoking visions of Parisian laneways, South American sensuality and the unbridled joy of jazz, Estampa is a group of diverse musicians delivering energetic, internationally-inspired performances. Rooted in the traditions of French jazz and Brazilian Bossa Novas, Estampa provides a unique musical experience that will leave you feeling like you’ve entered a 1930’s Parisian jazz club or the streets of São Paulo.
Estampa has performed at venues such as the Brisbane Jazz Club, The Tanks Art Centre in Cairns, Studio 188 in Ipswich and Reload Espresso Bar in Salisbury. Festival performances include shows at the Woodford Folk Festival, in 2017-2018. the Brisbane International Jazz Festival, Nambour Jazz Festival and performances at Le Festival (the French Festival in Brisbane) in 2018.
Estampa released its debut self-titled album in December 2017.