“Striking, soulful, enchanting,” raves the WASHINGTON POST.
Award-Winning & Critically Acclaimed Jazz Singer & Songwriter TESSA SOUTER is a multiple New York Times Critics Pick; a 2x-London Sunday Times magazine "Top Ten Jazz Album of the Year" (2013 & 2018); and her last album was selected the "#1 Best Jazz Vocal CD of the Year" (2018) by NPR Jazz Critics Poll. Her third project, 'Beyond the Blue '(Venus-Motéma, 2013), featuring Steve Kuhn and spotlighting Souter's own "exhilaratingly mature lyrics" (Chicago Examiner) to classical gems by Albinoni, Chopin et al, was a London Sunday Times "Top 10 Jazz Album of the Year" - as was her last album, 'Picture in Black and White' - which was also the "#1 Jazz Vocal CD of the Year" by NPR Downbeat Critics Poll (2018). LOS ANGELES TIMES raves, "World class. Must See." BOSTON GLOBE calls Souter, "Scintillating...poetic." JAZZ TIMES claims, "Stunningly original." Band Includes: Renowned & Acclaimed Jazz Drummer BILLY DRUMMOND; Bassist DAVE ZINNO; and Pianist TIM RAY.