Based: Cape Town
Danielle Bitton is an International Singer and entertainer, Born and raised in Cape Town South Africa. She has been Travelling and singing Professionally for the last 10 years, Living in NYC for 7 Years working with some of the best in the Entertainment Industry, Performing at New York’s Hottest Venues. Taking the Stage on the Israeli X-Factor and making a career for herself in Israel performing at The most Extravagant Functions. Danielle has returned to her Home Base to be closer to her family and to sing In South Africa with her own Band “The Danielle Bitton Band” and Travels as a Guest Entertainer Performing her one woman Variety and Broadway Show on Norwegian Cruise lines in Europe the Caribbean and the USA.
Classically trained by the best in both South Africa and USA, Danielle’s vocal abilities span the genres of Jazz, Pop, Opera, Latin and Rock. She sings in multiple languages and her versatility and natural talent is showcased in every dynamic performance, whether performing solo or with the many bands she works with Internationally.
Exquisite African, Latin and Middle-Eastern rhythms reside in Danielle’s passionate soul as she the product of a richly diverse family heritage that includes an Israeli father, South African mother and European, Spanish and Moroccan grandparents. Their influence, coupled with the vibrant, inspiring and varied culture and sounds of her hometown, Cape Town, have all shaped DANIELLE’s development as a singer and songwriter.
Ms. Bitton has collaborated and shared the stage with renowned musicians and fellow artists from all around the world. These include John Mayer, Buena Vista Social Club, Will I AM, Alabina, and Joan Osborne, Just Ginger. Shiri Maimon.
Her consistently engaging and dynamic stage presence, her professionalism and level of commitment have earned Danielle the recognition and resultant performance contracts with Los Angeles elite Company Wayne Foster Entertainment group and recurring performance gigs up and down the North East Corridor of the USA, working for New Yorks Top award winning ” Hank Lane Music & Entertainment (www.hanklane.com) company, Marianne Bennett Orchestras (www.elementmusic.com). Danielle’s work experience also includes Lead vocalist, back-up vocalist and supporting act for known celebrity stars.
Danielle’s passion for musical theatre started at the age of ten when she was cast in EVITA in the “Night of a Hundred Stars” charity event with special guests Sara Ferguson (Duchess of York), and Nelson Mandela
In the years that followed, Danielle starred in many musicals, most recent of which was her leading role in Duncan Hammond’s “Last twist at the Blue Moon Hotel”.
Ms. Bitton made her radio debut at the age of 16; with Jason Redd’s song “How Could You” when she performed live for 6000 screaming fans at Good Hope FM Radios Fanta PHAT Jam alongside artists like TKZ, Daune and Loyiso.
Danielle, as songwriter, earned 1st place for her original song, “Let’s go” in the New York International Music Conference songwriters competition held in Las Vegas, USA.
New York venues include; The Plaza Hotel, The Waldorf Astoria, St Regis Hotel, Rockefeller Center at the Rock Center Café, The Mandarin Oriental Hotel, The Allen Room – Lincoln Center, Toshi’s Living Room- Flatiron Hotel, Le Poisen Rouge, Oheka Castle, The Pierre Hotel, The NY Palace Hotel, Gotham Hall, The High Line Ballroom, Don’t Tell Mama’s Cabaret Bar, Son Cubano, Casa Mezcal, just to name a few
Cape Town theatres, hotels, jazz lounges and nightclubs include:
Artscape Theatre, The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, The Cape Royal Hotel.
The Arabella Sheraton Hotel, Kirstenbosch Gardens, Dimesdal Vineyard, Mannenbergs Jazz Café, Marimba’s CTICC, Trinity, Voom Voom Club, Eclipse ( now St Yves), The Fez and Rhodes House.
In Los Angeles, she performed at The Cotton Club (aka Guy’s n Dolls), in numerous upscale Beverly Hills dinner clubs and was asked to perform for The Beverly Hills Times Magazine’s Women’s World Network.