If you're looking to add an extra touch of class and the perfect musical ambiance to your event, hire Roxi Copland. Over the last ten years, the classically-trained jazz/pop vocalist, pianist and bandleader has performed at over a thousand events across the US and Canada, earning rave reviews. She has opened for a number of prominent national and international acts, including Esperanza Spalding, Vanessa Carlton, Ivan Neville's Dumpstafunk, the Mingus Dynasty Band and the Manhattan Transfer. Festival appearances include Summerfest, Jazz in the Park and Bastille Days in Milwaukee, as well as the Des Moines Arts Festival and a headlining performance at the Little Apple Jazz Festival.
Roxi has performed at private events ranging from small weddings and dinner parties to large-scale corporate events and fundraising galas. Recent corporate and non-profit clients include Wells Fargo, Berkshire Hathaway, Northwestern Mutual, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, UnityPoint Health, Grinnell Mutual, and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Whether your event is public or private, Roxi is committed to tailoring the perfect musical ensemble for you. Your custom performance package will be based on your event needs and budget, and Roxi will work with you leading up to the event to create a truly memorable occasion for both you and your guests.
“The undeniable fact is that Roxi Copland can sing. With the kind of ability that puts italics in your voice when you talk about it. Sing.” - Des Moines' Cityview, April 2014
“…a jazz/pop phenom…” - Examiner.Com, June 2013
“…golden-voiced singer/songwriter…” - Des Moines' Cityview, June 2013
“Roxi Copland has got a gorgeous set of pipes – her voice is big, sultry and rich… There's no doubt Copland lends herself easily to intimacy…Her voice is full and lush, and her piano work is top-notch…A solo show with Copland is like a conversation with a close friend.” - Des Moines' Cityview, May 2012
“…a talented songwriter…incredible voice…If you haven't heard Roxi Copland sing, you have missed out on one of life's sultry, sinful little pleasures.” - Examiner.Com, April 2012
“Jazz/pop musician Roxi Copland is a petite powerhouse. Even when hidden behind a Baby Grand, her presence is huge thanks to a voluptuous voice and fierce piano skills.”
- Seattle's Crosscut, October 2011
“…her voice is multidimensional, capable of resonating the essence of lost love…” - Kansas State Collegian, July 2010
Jazz Artist of the Year - Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI) April 2016
Nominee for "Best Female Vocalist" - Milwaukee's Shepherd Express Best of 2015
Nominee for “Singer/Songwriter of the Year” - Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI) March 2014
Nominee for “Jazz Artist of the Year” - Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI) March 2014
Nominee for “Best New Artist” - Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI) April 2013
Voted “Best Local Musician” - Des Moines' CityView Best of 2011
Voted “Best Local Musician” - Des Moines' CityView Best of 2009
More About Roxi Copland:
Roxi performs in a variety of ensemble sizes, from solo (vocals and piano or keyboard) up to her full 8pc band. Her cover songs draw from jazz, pop, blues, americana and easy listening. She can tailor the size of ensemble as well as a set list to fit your specific event's needs, and will be happy to work with you to ensure a fantastic experience for your guests, clients and friends.