RICO YUZEN was born in Tokushima, Japan. She graduated form Kobe Shoin Univercity and studied Vocal Jazz at a music school in Osaka. Before moving to the U.S. Rico performed live in many jazz clubs hotel and other events. In 2000, she worked with Julie Kelley, a famous L.A.singer, perfecting her voice and pronunciation.
Rico performed live at the famous “Jazz Bakery” in Los Angeles and after moving to New York, she studied under Nancy Marano, a famous jazz singer and pianist. Her N.Y.debut was at “Danny’s Skylight Room” in Manhattan.
Rico also works as an instructor of Jazz singing and in 2011, she moved to Europe where she had many experiences that built up her career, skills and resume as a jazz singer.
In 2015, she returned to New York where she continues to perform at various jazz clubs as well as joining workshop and jazz jam sessions. Always improving her singing and musical skills.
She is currently working with renowned jazz singer, Karrin Allyson.
Club Bonafide is excited to have Rico Yuzen performing here.