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Luciana Souza: An Answer to Your Silence

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With a synergistic team, multi-talented vocalist-composer Luciana Souza delivers 11 originals and standards that shimmer with energy, excitement and innovation. Souza’s liberated, impressionistic style rivals that of modern Brazilian-jazz vocal masters Elis Regina, Joyce, Milton Nascimento and others, yet she’s no mere copycat.

Brazilian-born Souza began performing as a youngster under tutelage of her father, bossa nova expert Walter Santos. She later attended Berklee, earned a master’s in jazz studies at the New England Conservatory and eventually relocated to shake up the New York scene. During the 1990s, she chalked up recordings with Danilo Perez, Ben Sher, Fernando Huergo and other leaders.

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