Born in 1986 Carla Monni is a musicologist and a musician. She obtained her “Musicology and Musical Heritage” degree at the University of Bologna and her jazz vocal performance degree at the G. B. Martini Conservatory in Bologna. Next to her academic studies, supported by seminars and specialized courses in the areas of journalism and communication, she has always been a performer – whether it was jazz and gospel music, soul/funky and Mediterranean music, or improvisation – attending numerous workshops, master classes, competitions, events and musical projects held by internationally renowned teachers. She has collaborated with LIM publishing house from Lucca, with record label Workin’ Label from Lecce, with G. B. Martini Conservatory, with the Archivio del Canto from Bologna, Radiocittàfujiko, the Associazione Musicaper, the Istituto Nazionale di Studi Verdiani, with cultural magazines L’Ape Musicale, Exursus.org, and with specialized magazines like Musica Docta, as well as with music festivals like the Porretta Soul Festival. She collaborates with the artists management agency Cami Music, and with the Associazione Culturale L’Offerta Musicale.