The word "chanteuse" is often bandied about. De Biasio is probably the textbook definition: dark, sensual, jazzy. Steeped in the heritage of jazz singers, her first album "A Stomach is Burning" is a moody, sparse jazz poem in shades of blue. De Biasio did not wait long to start learning to express herself differently. At the age of 3, she started classical dance lessons. At the age of 8, she encountered the transverse flute, the beginning of her love of music.