Luciana Souza

Luciana_Souza3 (479x640)72dpiGrammy winner Luciana Souza is a leading jazz singer and interpreter. Born in São Paulo, Brazil, in the late sixties, she grew up in a family of Bossa Nova innovators – her father was a singer and songwriter and her mother was a poet and lyricist. Souza’s work as a performer transcends traditional boundaries around musical styles, offering solid roots in jazz, sophisticated lineage in world music, and an enlightened approach to classical repertoire and new music. Souza has performed and recorded with greats including Herbie Hancock, Paul Simon, James Taylor, Bobby McFerrin, Maria Schneider, Danilo Perez and many others. Her longstanding duo work with Brazilian guitarist Romero Lubambo has earned her accolades across the globe, and her complete discography contains more than 50 records as a side singer. Entertainment Weekly writes, “Her voice traces a landscape of emotion that knows no boundaries.” Luciana Souza has been a prominent soloist in two important works by composer Osvaldo Golijov – La Pasion According to St. Mark and Oceana. She has performed with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Brooklyn Philharmonic, New York Philharmonic, Atlanta Symphony, and Los Angeles Philharmonic. For more information, visit