Scilla is an award winning jazz/pop artist. Originally from Switzerland, now based in Los Angeles. She is fluent in multiple languages English, Italian, German, and French, by having a European background and being born to an Italian father and Swiss/German mother. Scilla is a 15 years experienced vocalist and performer with talents of performing and song writing in different genres of music.
Her music as an artist features pop, jazz, cabaret and burlesque influences, inspired by artists such as Amy Winehouse, Etta James and Adele.
As an artist she was in the Swiss national final of the “Eurovision Song Contest” and she appeared on various major network TV shows like “Switzerland’s Got Talent”.
As a song writer she won several international and US awards for her song "Sometimes" and her song “Champagne and Sugar” that has been placed in the award winning movie “Muffin Top”, now available on Netflix.
She also got a major label artist cut with KC & The Sunshine Band on their new album, that will be released in their next album.
Her new self-titled album “Scilla Hess” has been digitally released on January 13th 2017. Featuring several collaborations with producer Chris Wonzer, former sound engineer of Linda Perry (4nonblondes). He worked on over 70 major label releases (19 certified platinum) and has recorded with Christina Aguilera, Pink, Macy Gray and many others.
Her songs like “California Sunshine”, “Only Mine” and “If I Was A Man” are currently playing on heavy rotation on all the Swiss Italian radio stations (Rete Uno, Rete Due, Rete Tre, Radio Fiume Ticino, Radio 3iii). Scilla Hess is currently touring with her band playing her new self-titled album in Europe. One of the biggest festivals she will be playing at the end of the summer is “Blues To Bop”, in Switzerland (artist like B.B. King and Macy Gray have played this festival in the past).