Luciana Souza, a Brazilian jazz singer/composer, is Luciana. Daughter of poet Tereza Souza and singer-composer-guitarist Walter Santos, she grew up in Sao Paulo. Her career began recording commercial jingles. She also has experience in European classical music. Her work includes the Los Angeles Philharmonic in Stuttgart, Osvaldo Giolijov, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the Los Angeles Master Chorale. Berklee College of Music, and the New England Conservatory are her degrees. She was nominated for the Grammy Award in 2003, 2003, and 2005 as the best jazz vocalist. She is a respected performer and composer. Ms. Souza is now a crossover artist in classical music. She has been a soloist in two of the most successful contemporary classical composer Golijov’s pieces. She has also performed with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Bach Akademie, Los Angeles Philharmonic, and both the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Brooklyn Philharmonic. She currently resides in Los Angeles, CA. Microsoft Windows Vista included one track, “Muita Bobeira”, from Duos II. Text contributed by users is available under Creative Commons By–SA License. It may also be available under GNU FDL.