Boston based jazz vocalist Leah Souza is an experienced performer and appears regularly with her quintet, quartet & trio at jazz venues throughout Boston and New England. She has been described as having one of the most enticing new voices in contemporary jazz. She performs her stylish interpretations of jazz at festivals, fairs, concerts, upscale restaurants, hotel lounges and jazz clubs. Leah brings together the influences of Jazz, Blues & R&B in her own unique style. Her interpretation of Horace Silver's Song For My Father was critically acclaimed and has received airplay on many radio stations across the country including stations in California, New York, New Jersey, Florida and Massachusetts. The song featuring Leah on vocals was recorded on Johnny Souza's Meet Me in the City CD featuring Johnny Souza, Ray Santisi, Barry Smith and Gene Roma. She is currently in the studio recording material for her own debut CD which features Michael Shea on piano, David Landoni on bass, Johnny Souza on trumpet and Rick Klane on drums.
Leah began singing at a very early age. She started performing at functions and outdoor concerts when she was thirteen. At 16, she was the lead vocalist of a seven piece band that was selected in a national talent search to perform in California. In high school she was the jazz bands featured vocalist and played the tenor saxophone in multiple bands.