Brazilian, jazz singer, Luciana Souza, is performing this Sunday at Bloomsburg University’s Carver Hall. Souza began appearing on radio and recording jingles for commercials from the ripe age of three. She later went on to record nearly 200 jingles and soundtracks becoming a studio expert by the age 16.
Souza has been releasing much-admired recordings since 2002, including her six Grammy-nominated records Brazilian Duos, North and South, Duos II, Tide, Duos III, and The Book of Chet.
Souza’s outstanding voice has set her apart in the jazz world. She also channels world music and classical music in her singing and performance style. Her duo work with Brazilian guitarist, Romero Lubambo, has earned her praises all over the world, and her complete discography contains more than 50 records as a side singer.
Souza has performed and recorded with legends like Herbie Hancock, Paul Simon, James Taylor, Bobby McFerrin, Maria Schneider, Danilo Perez and many others. She has also worked in the field of European classical music, working with the Internationale Bachakademie Stuttgart, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Brooklyn Philharmonic, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, composer Osvaldo Golijov, the Los Angeles Master Chorale, the New York Philharmonic and the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet.
If the winter weather is giving you the blues, why not embrace the positive blues and listen to this amazingly, talented jazz singer, Luciana Souza. Souza will perform Sunday, Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m in Carver Hall, Kenneth S. Gross Auditorium. Tickets are $29.50 for the public, $16.50 for children, and $14 for BU Students.