b. 1970, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. After learning Jazz Fundamentals, performing and tone of voice, with Expenses Pepper, at the brand new South Wales Conservatorium of Music, Loftus started singing expertly in her city in 1990. She quickly became known in Australia and quickly extended her encounter and her target audience in china and taiwan with shows in Hong Kong and somewhere else. In 1994 she visited Europe and the next year resolved in London, Britain. Since then she’s established a significant reputation, showing up at many nightclubs, including Ronnie Scott’s, and creating a fresh target audience through engagements such as for example these and well-received albums. Loftus, that has announced her 1st musical influence to become Nina Simone, judiciously enables her teaching and shows as an acting professional to improve her singing. Mainly, however, her obvious tone of voice, which she occasionally uses inside a deliberate and skilful bluesy way, is suitable to the requirements of the jazz singer. She actually is also a composer and lyricist of merit. By enough time of her second record, this vocalist’s fast-growing skill was proving to be always a respected asset towards the London jazz picture. However, she had been chafing on the sometimes confining boundaries from the jazz globe and in 1998 was planning for a pop record.