LIVE FROM DIZZY'S CLUB COCA-COLA With Claudia Acuña, vocals; Yayo Serka, drums; Juancho Herrera, guitar; Jon Cowherd, piano; Ricky Rodriguez, bass
Chilean singer-songwriter Claudia Acuña sings primarily in Spanish, but her soulful, crooning alto transcends any language barrier with its powerful sense of freedom and heartfelt emotion. Born in Santiago, Chile, this cognac-voiced siren now lives in New York City, but remains fiercely committed to her rich heritage. While honing her craft in jam sessions, Acuña worked on staff at the Blue Note for almost a decade before headlining the at the famed jazz venue. Now she’s making it big on jazz giant Branford Marsalis’ label, Marsalis Music. Supported by an accomplished and diverse band representing four additional countries, Acuña’s return to Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola should be a memorable one.