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Raquel Cepeda - Houston Jazz Singer

Based in Houston, Raquel Cepeda is originary from Venezuela. She has recorded 2 CDs, “Juegos de Playa” and her solo CD “I'm Confessin’”, and has participated in projects with other artists including the CD “The Fountainhead” by american trumpet player Kenneth Easton (2014) and “Vogue Samba Jazz” by Brazilian pianist Marvio Ciribelli (releasing in summer 2016). Raquel was the winner of the first place of the “Ucevista Voice Festival” in Venezuela in 1995, writes her own original compositions, and has sang with important figures in jazz including legendary american jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis

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”...the best version of Bésame Mucho I've ever heard” - Mark S. Tucker, F.A.M.E. Magazine (May 15, 2013) ”She is to jazz what Dudamel is to classical music conducting - not a note or a subtlety slips by her without making the most musical experience imaginable”. - Grady Harp, Amazon Costumer Reviews (Apr 21, 2013)

“A gorgeous voice which may invoke thoughts of Elaine Elias on first spin, Cepeda is the real deal and her music stock has to be an arrow pointing straight up”. - Brent Black, Critical Jazz (Apr 24, 2013)

“... The svelte young lady with an appreciable volume of hair (enough to make Cher envious in her prime) occasionally levitated from her chair, engaged in subtle dance moves, and revealed a vocal register capable of scoring high notes without flaw.” - Stephen H., (Jun 20, 2011)

“I'm Confessin' (by Raquel Cepeda) is symbolic of the progressions jazz vocals have made since the genre's inception in the 1920's.” - Susan Frances, Yahoo Voices (May 08, 2013) ”The overall personality of I'm Confessin' is elegance and intelligence.” - C

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