Sofia Rei Sofia Rei

Sofia Rei is considered one of the most passionate, and inventive musicians on the current New York music scene. Her music explores connections between the various traditions of South American folklore, jazz, flamenco and electronic sounds. She has collaborated with artists such as John Zorn (currently with Mycale and the Song Project), Maria Schneider, Bobby McFerrin, Mike Patton, Jesse Harris, the Klezmatics, Myra Melford, Pedrito Martinez, Lionel Loueke, Guillermo Klein and Geoffrey Keezer (with whom she has earned a Grammy Nomination for Best Latin Jazz Album of 2009). Her latest album, De Tierra Y Oro (”Of Earth and Gold”) has received two independent Music Awards in the World Beat category for Best Album and Best Song in 2013 and has been featured on CNN, NPR's Tiny Desk, WNYC's Soundcheck, The New York Times and many more. Her music has taken her to perform all around the world and she continues to set herself apart with a bold new vision in the global music scene.


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“…one of the most versatile and in-demand singers on the New York music scene”- All About Jazz

“Packed inside her music are ancient tones of creation, contemporary calls of earthly truth and metagalactic chants of promise.This is the voice that is reserved for highly evolved and loving beings.” ABQTodo ”... Rei and her band treated us to stellar musicianship and genre-bending music.” - NPR music “Leading light of Latin Jazz” - Village Voice ”… a gutsy vocalist who sings with remarkable range and passion (…) Don’t miss this rising star; she is overflowing with vibrancy.” - NYC Jazz Record ”Deep passion and a full spectrum of emotions.” - Downbeat Magazine

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Album ONA by Thana Alexa

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Self Produced
2020

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